Welcome to the website of Jones Marine Surveys

Based in Burton on Trent, We specialise in the surveying of steel narrowboats, wide beam canal boats, Dutch barges and historic narrowboats in the Midlands

The next few pages will give you an insight into the various types of marine surveys available, as well as the four-yearly Boat Safety Scheme examination (BSS)

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Other than for 'Boat Safety Scheme' examinations,  some 'Insurance Valuations' and 'Limited Scope Walk-Through' surveys the boat will need to be brought ashore for the survey.


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For 'Pre-purchase' and  'Insurance' surveys the boat will have to be brought ashore onto a slipway or into a dry dock for the survey.