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Old 04-09-2008, 19:18   #1
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Reputable Surveyor in SF Bay Area?

I'm interested in a boat located in Newark, CA and am wondering if anyone knows of a reputable surveyor in the area that could take a look at it for me. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!

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Old 05-09-2008, 10:26   #2
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Jesse Brody of Bay Marine Survey, (415) 324-0757 did a great job for me last December. I ended up not getting that boat because of his findings and now am glad. Very thorough and good at explaining what he saw. Not sure if his area includes Newark.

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Cree at the Berkeley Marine Center in the Berkeley might be able to head you in the right direction

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Jack Mackinnon is in San Lorenzo, 510-276-4351. He is a long time surveyor, and I'm sure he would do a good job for you.
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Call some of the better boat yards. They know who the good surveyors are. I would call KKMI in Richmond first. Ask the yard managers Bob or Jock who they would recommend.

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Old 05-09-2008, 15:18   #6
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I do not think Jack McKinnon is doing surveys anymore. The guy who did my insurance survey was recommended by Jack and his name is Randy Sharpe who is Alameda. He did a very thorough job--the best, most complete survey I have ever had. I highly recommend him.

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