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OUR STORY..... 

I am a long established independent UK Sole Trader based in Greece, specializing in the field of yacht surveying and consultation. I have been Surveying boats since 1995. By 2022 I have completed over 3700 surveys, which included 100's of types of sail and power boats. I carry professional indemnity insurance cover. We have been Members of the International Institute of Marine Surveying for over 20 years. The IIMS is recognised as the leading worldwide professional body for marine surveyors and has a membership of around 1,000 professionals in over 100 countries. It is the largest organisation of its kind and seeks to represent its industry to government and non-governmental organisations such as the International Marine Organisation (IMO), Coastguards, P&I Clubs, insurance companies, brokers, vessel and ship owners. 

With many years experience representing the interests of both Purchaser and Vendor, and the problems which may arise in the process of purchasing a vessel are fully understood. I am well placed to bring this process to a successful conclusion.

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DAILY BLOG

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My Blog has been running for 12 years documenting the majority of my Inspections. 

A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF MY

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND OCCUPATION

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Steven Truss.

Born 23/11/1962.

IIMS qualified British Marine Surveyor and Consultant. Membership Number: T1530.

Education

  • Naval Training School 'TS. Indefatigable' (1975 to 1979). 

  • CSE Math’s, English, Geography, Physics, Technical Drawing, Nautical Studies, Engineering.

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Key Skills

  • Royal Navy. (1979 to 1986). Marine Engineer Mechanic City and Guilds part 1. 

  • Yacht Surveyors Course with the IBTC (Boatbuilding College) Lowestoft, UK. 

  • Owner of Yacht Restoration Yard in Upnor, Kent, UK. 1999.

  • Boat builder for Custom Yachts, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand 2000.  

  • Marine Surveying and Boat Safety Scheme Examiner for over 18 years and members of the International Institute of Marine Surveying since 2000.

 

International Institute of Marine Surveying Training.

History achievements and responsibilities

  • Osmosis in glass reinforced plastic / training seminar October 2000.  

  • Ultra-Sonics for Marine Surveyors / training seminar January 2001. 

  • Design of marine exhaust systems and the RCD / training seminar December 2004.  

  • Continuing Professional Development with the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®), April 2005. 

  • Boat Safety Scheme Examiner Course of six weeks at Evesham College. 2006.  

  • Marine Electrical Installations / training seminar February 2007. 

Boat Safety Scheme Training

History achievements and responsibilities.

  • Gas system seminar / April 2005.  

  • Continued Professional Development with the BSS / Fuel systems / January 2006. 

  • Attended and completed BSS Electrical Training Assessment / November 2009. 

  • Attended Training Assessment / Electrical Propulsion Systems / December 2009.

 

 

Boat owner of our beautiful William Garden Ketch

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