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post #9 of Old 11-24-2008
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Most surveyors charge per foot...so it depends on the size of the boat, and the area you're in, as well as how experienced the surveyor is. You really would want a wooden boat specialist.

Don't over-estimate your abilities....as that can get you into a very expensive situation... not to be mean or anything, but a proper survey often pays for itself.

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