SNIDER MARINE SURVEYORS, INC. Principle Surveyor: STEVE SNIDER S A M S (Society of Accredited
Marine Surveyors) AMS.® #957 Ph: 954-444-9136 Fax: 954-633-4918 POWERBOATSURVEY@MSN.COM
MARINE SURVEY CLIENT NAME: _________________________________________________________
CLIENT ADDRESS______________________________________PH: _____________________________
E-mail: ______________________VESSEL NAME: _________________ BUILDER: __________________
Model:_________________ LENGTH: ______YEAR: _______
SURVEY TYPE: Pre-purchase____ Re-Insurance ___ Bottom Survey: ___Sea trial: __ Appraisal:___
Damage:___ Donation:____ Survey Date:___________ Client Attending Survey?_______
SURVEY LOCATION:_________________________________________________________________
HAUL-OUT LOCATION:___________________________________________CLIENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR
HAULOUT APPOINTMENT AND FEE. SURVEY QUOTE:$____________TRAVEL:$___________________
SAMPLES:___ OTHER FEES:$________ TOTAL PRICE: $_________ CASH:____ CREDIT CARD:____
CREDIT CARD #:_________________________________ Expiration Date:__________ CODE:__________
CREDIT CARD ZIP CODE:__________________ TERMS & CONDITIONS: This survey checks for compliance
with U.S. Coast Guard regulations, American Boat and Yacht Council and National Fire Protection
Association, standards and practices, and general structural condition. It does not cover possible latent
defects which could not be readily discovered by inspection without removal of machinery, tanks,
sheathing, joinery work, upholstery, bulkheads, ceilings, fascia, or other fixed material, disassembly of
machinery, plumbing, wiring, or other parts, components or systems. Spars and rigging will be inspected
from deck level only. It is recommended and understood that all engines be surveyed by a qualified
engine surveyor. SNIDER MARINE SURVEYORS, INC hereafter referred to as the surveyor, agrees to
furnish a professional survey report. Payment shall be made in U.S. Dollars PRIOR TO or ON the day of
Reports are normally prepared and e-mailed to the client the DAY AFTER THE SURVEY. A CANCELLATION
FEE of $300.00 is applicable if not made at least 72 hours in advance The surveyor will conduct this
survey and issue a report FOR THE SOLE USE OF THE REQUESTING PARTY for an agreed fee based upon
the intended use of the report and the legal liability of the undersigned; accordingly, others are not to
use this report and not to rely upon the contents of this report without payment to the surveyor of an
additional agreed fee based upon re-evaluation of the same factors; further, the surveyor shall have no
liability for bodily injury or property loss damages and no liability for punitive damages, all of which
shall be deemed to have been knowingly and voluntarily waived upon use of this report; further, in no
event shall legal liability of the surveyor ever exceed ten (10) times the fee paid by the requesting party
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for the issuance of this report, regardless of the number of claims or suits and regardless of whether
under theory of tort, contract, warranty, products, outrage, or otherwise.
The survey contains opinions and observations based on my skill, experience and training as a marine
surveyor and consultant. Under no circumstances shall the report be understood to constitute a
representation, guarantee, or warranty, expressed or implied, of any kind as to the condition or
soundness of the subject vessel, its hull, engines, machinery, equipment or systems or any part of
appurtenances thereof, or the cost of effecting any repairs or modifications. The survey reports the
condition of the vessel and equipment on the date of the survey. Attorney fees, costs: In any litigation
arising out of this contract, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney’s fees
and costs.
Acceptance and use of this report by the client acknowledges the client’s understanding that the report
has been composed of information that is believed to be true after reasonable investigation and inquiry
but is not warranted to be so. The information was obtained without drilling, diving, ultrasonics,
cleaning or opening up to expose parts or conditions ordinarily concealed. There were no tests for
tightness or soundness conducted other than the conditions noted visually. Acceptance and use of this
report acknowledges the client’s understanding that no determination of stability or structural strength
has been made and no opinion is expressed. Acceptance and use of this report acknowledges the client’s
understanding that Snider Marine Surveyors, Inc does not accept any responsibility for damage or
deterioration not found or discovered during the course of survey, nor for consequential damage,
deterioration or loss due to any error or omission. The Client hereby undertakes to keep Snider Marine
Surveyors, Inc and its employees, agents and subcontractors indemnified and to hold them harmless
against all actions, proceedings, claims, demands or liabilities whatsoever or howsoever arising which
may be brought against them or incurred or suffered by them, and against and in respect of all costs,
loss, damages and expenses (including legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) which the
Snider Marine Surveyors, Inc surveyor/consultant may suffer or incur (either directly or indirectly) in the
course of the services under these Conditions. Notwithstanding the above clause, in the event that the
Client proves that the loss, damage, delay or expense was caused by the negligence, gross negligence or
willful default of the Snider Marine Surveyors, Inc Surveyor/Consultant aforesaid, then, save where loss,
damage, delay or expense has resulted from the Snider Marine Surveyors, Inc Surveyor’s/Consultant’s
personal act or omission committed with the intent to cause same or recklessly and with knowledge that
such loss, damage, delay or expense would probably result, the Snider Marine Surveyors, Inc
Surveyor’s/Consultant’s liability for each incident or series of incidents giving rise to a claim or claims
shall never exceed a sum calculated on the basis of ten times the Snider Marine Surveyors, Inc charges.
You are authorized to conduct the marine survey, the above price and conditions are hereby accepted.
Payment will be made as specified.
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SIGNATURE: ________________________________________ Date: ___________________________
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