Cetec Marine Ltd

Boat surveyors and consultants based in surrey.

Wednesday 9th of August 2017

Phone Number: 01784 456 872

Mobile Number: 07860 254 369

Considering A Pre Purchase Inspection

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  • 2017-03-03 10:18:00

Purchasing a boat not only requires the right amount of money. If you are the buyer, you should make the decision of having a pre-purchase boat inspection.  This will ensure that you do not have difficulties in terms of owning and using the boat. A boat owner who complies with the inspection would guarantee to have the assurance worry free in obeying boat regulations.  The boat inspection would lessen...

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What are Tonnage and EAT measurement and certifica

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  • 2017-02-22 10:13:00

If you want to effectively use your boat, the tonnage and EAT measurement and certification is required. This will ensure with no hassles or problems while you are using it in the UK or abroad.  In this process, the measurement of you boat is calculated. This determines the size and weight. We will assist you when it comes to the inspection and the measurement of your boat. We assure you that all the requirements are complete.  We...

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Understanding Ultrasonic Testing

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  • 2017-02-17 16:58:00

Ultrasonic Testing is the process of presenting a high-frequency sound wave. This is applied to one exterior side of a material. Then by reproducing the sound wave from the interior surface it can generate an exact measurement of wall thickness. Such waves could be directed at materials to sense flaws. This can identify problems  potentially invisible to the human eye.  The whole process works through using the directional...

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The Benefit of Getting A Boat Valuation

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  • 2017-02-08 16:52:00

No one likes to overpay for a boat. So how could you get a good idea of its value? For second hand boats, you will find several places which can help, and we are one of them. Whether you have a luxurious motor boat, power boat or flybridge, getting a boat valuation is a simple task you enlist with our help. You will find different reasons you would like to opt for our boat valuation before sale or purchase. Maybe you are planning...

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Do I Need a Hull Inspection

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  • 2017-02-02 16:46:00

If you own a ship or boat, proper care and maintenance is required. This important for it in order to provide the assurance of safety and reliability. Alongside regular maintenance, a hull inspection is required for your boat.  Why is it essential to make the inspection? Well security and safety is the major concern. Therefore, your boat needs to be in top shape before you use it. The...

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Steel treatment for narrow boats and barges

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  • 2016-11-21 16:20:29

Steel has always been a popular material to use to build narrow boats, barges, motor cruisers and yachts. The benefit of steel is that it can be cheaper than other materials. If it is treated right, it can out last many other materials. It can be a hardy material that offers many benefits over other materials. However, steel must be treated properly from the start to make sure that the benefits it provides last. The interior of the boat...

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Do You Need a Yacht Survey

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  • 2016-10-26 16:24:00

There are many reasons why you might want to have a yacht survey done. Let's take a look at why you should have a survey done and how you can benefit from it. A yacht survey already boat survey is usually done when you want to have your vessel inspected for quality. Alternatively, you can also have a survey done if you are planning to secure finance for the purchase of the vessel. There...

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What Types of Boat Surveys Are Available

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  • 2016-10-21 16:19:00

Boat surveys can be very important to do, for many reasons. Let’s take a look at the different types of boat surveys that are available, and what the benefits are. If you need to do a boat survey, it’s important to know what type of survey you need specifically. This will give you the results you need so that you can get the survey you need. One of the main reasons why you should do the survey is safety. You...

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Why to Get a Boat Survey

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  • 2016-10-12 16:12:00

There are many reasons why you can consider having a boat survey. Let’s take a look at some of the most important reasons and how you can benefit from it. There may be some times where an insurer needs a survey to be done on one of your vessels. Specifically, those vessels that are over a certain age, or those that are home-built and refitted. First of all, find the right person for the job. They need to be knowledgeable in their...

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What to consider during the Marine Survey

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  • 2016-10-06 16:07:00

Marine inspections are important. But it’s also important that you know how to prepare and make a success out of your survey. Here are a few important tips. One of the most important things is to always be available and properly informed for the inspection. This will allow you to know what is coming, how to handle it and what to have ready. Apart from being available in person, you should always be available via telephone...

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Understanding the Marine Survey

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  • 2016-09-27 15:17:37

Marine surveyors have a specific job to do. It's a closer look at what the Marine survey is why it is important to get one. Most people in the boating industry are familiar with the Marine survey. The survey is quite important and they have specific benefits to offer. There are specific things that you should consider before you get your next survey done, to ensure you get the best results possible. First,...

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Benefits of a Boat Valuation

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  • 2016-04-15 10:15:00

Most of the types of surveys and inspections that need to be carried out on a boat will involve looking at its condition and seaworthiness. These reports are often in depth and look at both the internal and external components needed in order to have a functioning boat. There are also surveys that can be carried out from time to time during the ownership of your boat. Often these are not as in depth as the initial checks, yet are still as important...

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The Importance of Insurance surveys

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  • 2016-04-07 10:03:00

Once you have owned a boat for a certain length of time it is likely that you will need to arrange for an insurance survey. These types of surveys are often requested by insurance companies when your boat reaches a certain age. This is often around the 20 year mark; followed by 5 yearly checks thereafter. The survey itself will often come in two parts; the out of water structural survey and the valuation. Both aspects are equally as important...

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The Benefits of Ultrasonic Testing

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  • 2016-03-29 10:17:00

There are a variety of different inspections that you can carry out on your boat. Most of which rely on a keen attention to detail from your surveyors. However, with advancements in technology there have been great improvements on the ways that checks can be carried out on boats. One of these is Ultrasonic testing. Also known as UT, ultrasonic testing is a non-destructive method of finding some of the hidden flaws of your boat. It can pick up those...

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Why Arrange for a Pre Purchase Survey

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  • 2016-03-23 09:56:00

Making the decision to buy a new boat is one that should never be taken lightly. After all, a boat can often be a costly investment to make. In fact, depending on the size of the boat you could see a price that is only second to your house. With this in mind it is key that you carry out all the required checks on the boat before you take the plunge and make that exciting new purchase. During these initial stages, one of the most vital parts of the...

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What Happens During a Structural Inspection

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  • 2016-03-14 09:49:00

When you own a boat you are likely to find that there are a variety of important checks to carry out. These come in a variety of forms, one of which is a structural inspection. Structural inspections are carried out on the hull and outer structure of the vessel. This is instead of a full inspection that may also look at some of the machinery and internal systems of the boat. There are times when a full survey of your boat is not required. Yet,...

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Antifouling

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  • 2015-11-23 16:35:00

In the age of sailing around the world the vessels suffered badly from barnacles and weeds on the hull. This was known as fouling. Thin sheets of copper or Munz metal were nailed onto the hull in an attempt to try and prevent the problem but to no avail. This marine growth affected the performance of the boats of the time in many ways and so something needed to be done. In the modern day we use anti-fouling paint or bottom paint. This is a specialised...

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Blistering and Osmosis on GRP Craft

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  • 2015-11-16 16:32:00

The problem of blistering due to osmosis on GRP or Glass Reinforced Plastic bottomed craft goes back some years now. The appearance of this problem is large blisters on the bottom of the boat that is caused by water absorption. It is a common problem among GRP craft and over the history of the problem many products have been said to be the cure. However, research into the problem is still being done. New products are still lining the shelves and...

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How to Buy a Boat

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  • 2015-11-02 16:19:00

Well the age old question, how do you buy a boat? It is a question that has many different answers and always many questions leading from it. Do you buy a used boat or a new boat? Do you buy a boat with the future in mind or what you would like for the present? There are many questions and many things to consider when buying a boat. But ultimately it is up to you to decide what you would like your boat to do for you. When you buy a boat it has...

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Towing a Boat

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  • 2015-10-26 16:16:00

Towing a boat can be a very stressful thing. Much like towing a caravan you are towing a valuable item of property with you. And we are pretty sure that you would like your boat to remain in the condition that it left in when you arrive at your destination. Here are our top picks for the do's and don'ts of towing a boat. Firstly, do make sure that your tow vehicle is in top shape. It is going to have be a work horse on the day. So...

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Varnishing

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  • 2015-10-19 16:12:00

Over time the varnishing process can become like second nature. If you do something enough times you will become aware of things to do and things not to do. Some methods can save you time and still leave a good job and you will need to learn the things that you must do to make sure of a good job. Once you have all of this knowledge varnishing can actually be quite a pleasant experience rather than, stressful work. The reason we varnish is of...

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Why Black a Bottom Plate

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  • 2015-10-12 16:09:00

When you buy a steel boat there are a number of things that you have to do to make sure that it is safe to set sail. One of these processes is of course getting the bottom plate blacked. This is one reason why we offer surveys for finding out the work needed to get a boat ship shape before you buy it. Pre-purchase surveys can save you a lot of money. Why is this process important? Well it means that the boat is protected from corrosion on the...

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