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Cottrell Marine Surveyor

Welcome to
Cottrell Marine Surveys

Our objective at Cottrell Marine Surveys is to provide our clients with informative and well presented survey reports on their vessel. This pragmatic approach to Marine Surveying is designed to ensure high client satisfaction.

About us
Cottrell Marine Surveys



Shipwright // Sailor // Surveyor

Cottrell Marine Surveys provides its clients with a Marine Surveying service for all types of Yachts and Small Craft.

From instruction through to the exchange of report, Cottrell Marine Surveys are dedicated to ensuring a professional survey report. Every report is written in plain language, whilst specific to each client's instruction.

Our Expertise

Cottrell Marine Surveys services differ from other professionals, as the Chief Surveyor served an apprenticeship as a shipwright and has worked in many areas of the marine industry concluding his time working at sea as Captain onboard a Classic Super Yacht. 

Now ashore we aim to work upkeeping the highest standards for all of our clients around the world.

Whenever you work with Cottrell Marine Surveys, you can trust that you’re in safe hands.

Survey Expertise

We Help You

Identify any defects with your vessel

Clearly determine the extent of damage after an incident

Gain Marine Finance Approval for your Yacht Purchase

Understand your vessels condition for Marine Insurance

What Our 
Are Saying

Many thanks for the report I have resolved the anchor winch issue by replacing all the connections in the locker. The main reason for the email is to thank you for the work you put in. I will put a good review on the Princess Owners Club recommending your work.

(Princess  30DS) April 2022

Thanks for all the help.

(40' Tucker Brown wooden Ketch) March 2022

Thanks for your comprehensive, very informative survey and for fitting it in so quickly and making the experience very straightforward.

(Azimut 42) October 2020

That's excellent, thank you.

(Moody 346) April 2022

Vessels We Survey

We survey all kinds of vessels from Day boats to Superyachts.

Please contact us for more detailed information.

Day boat
Day Boats & Ribs
Motor yacht
Sailing & Motor Yachts

The Survey Process

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Our Surveys are carried out from instruction to report in a punctual manner.


A keen sailor and Boat owner, our maritime background includes boat building, yacht racing, cruising and Superyacht management over the last 20 years.


We have full Professional Indemnity and Third Party Liability insurance cover.


In part of continual professional development, we regularly stay informed of the latest news and legislation updates within the maritime industry. 


We are members of the International Institute of

Marine Surveying (IIMS), Society of Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors (SCMS) and the Royal Institution of

Naval Architects (RINA).

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