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Adrian Volney has 39 years as a Marine Surveyor and Yacht Consultant, experienced on both Pre-purchase and Marine Insurance Surveys. The majority of surveys performed are for pre-purchase and insurance.  He is a member of and adheres to standards prescribed by the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC)

Adrian lives in Sarasota County, on the Gulf Coast of Florida and travels throughout Florida to survey yachts, boats, and marine vessels on both the east and west coast, using the standards prescribed by the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) and the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). He is also a member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME).  It should be noted that Mr. Volney was a respected member of SAMS for approximately 25 years and upheld the highest standard. Lending institutions have given him accolades for one of the most thorough survey reports that have passed through their hands. He does not just check boxes!  Lending institutions still applaud him for his detailed reports. See faqs for more information concerning lending institutions and affiliations on this website.

Adrian performs complete Marine Appraisals on vessels from 25 feet to 150 feet in length and conducts rigorous tests and evaluations to document the overall condition and value of the boats that he surveys. A professional photographer is also present to further enhance the quality of the survey as well as to document issues to be corrected.

The quality inspection and evaluation in each boat or yacht survey conducted by Adrian Volney allows the boat buyer the opportunity to get a clear report on the overall status of the boat or yacht they plan on purchasing. 

Recommendations are made for the repairs, updating and maintenance necessary to bring the vessel up to standard in safety and value. A thorough and concise survey report including photos and all recommendations listed according to urgency is issued to the buyer within days in most cases, aiding them in the decision making process of the vessel prior to purchase.

With 39 years of experience in the United States, Adian Volney is one of the most knowledgeable and qualified marine surveyors in Florida today. His dependability, expertise, and professionalism makes him the best choice for boat and yacht surveys and marine vessel consults in: Clearwater, St Petersburg, Tampa, Palmetto, Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, Englewood, Charlotte Harbor, Punta Gorda, Ft. Myers, Naples and throughout Florida.