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clamballe 05-25-2008 11:06 PM

Surveyors in Los Angeles area?
 
Can anyone recommend an excellent LA-area surveyor from personal experience? I'm a woody-powerboater looking to buy a fiberglass sailboat. Needless to say I feel a little out of my comfort zone. If you have a surveyor to recommend, could you elaborate a little on why...I've had a bad experience with a surveyor in the past and it set me back a load of $$. Any advice appreciated -- thx!

mikepxx 05-25-2008 11:18 PM

LA area Surveyor
 
I was very happy with the one I used a year ago. His name is John Bowman and he is based in the Newport Beach/Costa Mesa area. His phone # is 714-293-1740.

clamballe 05-28-2008 01:40 PM

Thanks Mikepxx
 
Thanks for your help, Mikepxx, I appreciate the recommendation.

svindigo 05-28-2008 04:48 PM

Matt Schulz - Exceedingly thorough. He will go through the boat with a very fine tooth comb for you and accompany you on the sea trial. The quote from him I remember best is "Trust is good, thorough is better..." We had him do our pre buy survey and a subsequent insurance survey.
Very pleased.

Ike


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