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I thought most insurers always required a survey. Then again I've never bought a boat new.
I know of no underwriter who requires a survey (for insurance purposes) on a new boat unless homebuilt. Some will require a survey when the boat reached 5yrs of age and I know of one who does not require a survey until 15yrs. old.
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not getting a real consensus here. The systems are not what i am too worried about as they are warranted for 2 years. Underlying structure, and reasonable installation is what I would be looking for.
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Re: new boat

"IF" you do not feel you can do the underlying structural, etc things you mentioned, by ALL means get an inspection for piece of mine. I know of some folks that get inspections for new homes. The $300-500 for this could be money well spent considering you are spending probably close to $200K for this boat, depending upon options, local sales tax etc.

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