Marine surveyors on the East Coast- Essex

Marine Techniques is run by dedicated Marine Surveyors and specialists who understand the requirements of boat owners and the pitfalls that can be encountered when purchasing any boat and those that occur during ownership.

We provide the highest quality marine surveys and a first class personal service wherever the location.

All of our surveyors qualifications are internationally recognized within the marine industry relating to boat construction, design, marine engineering and management. All are members of the I.I.M.S. or Y.D.S.A. 
We have have many years experience in the industry and have been appointed by various institutions including insurance
companies, finance houses, M.C.A, M.E.C.A.L, Y.D.S.A and the R.Y.A.
Types of Survey:
We offer several types of survey, ranging from the full pre-purchase
survey through to insurance and damage surveys. 
In addition we also carry out full engine examinations plus our tailored three boat package.

Should you be considering buying a yacht, a small leisure craft or a commercial vessel we are here to help and will always take the time
to discuss your specific requirements.

Areas in in Essex covered include:- Harwich, Shotley, Titchmarsh, West Mersea, Burnham-on-Crouch, Woolverstone.

Marine surveyors - Harwich, Essex
Harwich is a busy international port and is located on the estuary of the rivers Stour and Orwell in north-east Essex, England. Harwich is a historically important port which has provided a sheltered anchorage for shipping through the ages. Harwich handles large volumes of North Sea freight and passenger traffic to and from Scandinavia and the Benelux countries, with ro-ro, ferry, container and bulk operations. Many operations of the large container port at Felixstowe and of Trinity House, the lighthouse authority, are managed from Harwich. Harwich ferry port is a highly efficient, modern, multipurpose port, and has become one of the UK’s most important North Sea ferry ports. Harwich passenger ferry terminal is run by Stena Line who sail to the Hook of Holland.
Marine surveyors - Shotley, Essex
Across the river from Harwich is Shotley Marina with 350 berths for yachts. Shotley Marina has lifting facilities up to 35 tonnes, and full boatyard facilities.
Marine surveyors - Titchmarsh, Essex
Titchmarsh Marina is a full service marina in the Walton Backwaters, south of Harwich. Titchmarsh Marina has 420 berths and lifting facilities up to 35 tonnes. Located in Walton-on-the Naze, Titchmarsh Marina is situated in the unique Walton Backwaters, an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Marine surveyors - West Mersea, Essex
West Mersea is the most Easterly inhabited island in the British Isles, a sailing haven arguably better than that of the overcrowded Solent. West Mersea is a beautiful, tranquil setting on the River Blackwater on the East Coast of England. West Mersea Marine has facilities that have served local yachtsmen for many years providing moorings, general boat yard facilities and storage.There are many interesting places to explore from West Mersea , The river Colne, Brightlingsea and the Walton Backwaters. Within the Blackwater lies Osea Island, Bradwell on Sea, Maylandsea & Maldon. Further south is Burnham and the Thames Estuary.

Marine surveyors: Shotley,Burnham,Titchmarsh,W’Mersea

Marine surveyors - Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex
Burnham-on-Crouch is one of the most popular areas for sailing in the whole of the East of England, the rivers and shoreline providing fine natural water sports arenas. There are numerous sailing clubs, ranging from the very informal to the prestigious internationally famous clubs on the River Crouch.Burnham Yacht Harbour has 350 finger berths for vessels ranging from 7 – 14 metres, and swinging moorings which are available in summer. Burnham Yacht Harbour has a full range of facilities including a 35-ton travel hoist, crane lifts and a 100-ton slip. In addition there are full workshop facilities with engineers, riggers, and shipwrights.  Rice & Cole have a boatyard and marina facility attached to a caravan park, and the long-established Priors Boatyard have cranage.

Marine surveyors: Shotley,Burnham,Titchmarsh,W’Mersea

Marine surveyors - Ipswich, Essex/Suffolk
Between Harwich and Ipswich are Woolverstone Marina, with 235 berths and cranage to 9.5 tonnes, and Suffolk Yacht Harbour with 550 berths and cranage to 60 tonnes. Fox’s Marina is located at Ipswich on the River Orwell, and has lifting facilities up to 70 tonnes.

Marine surveyors: Shotley,Burnham,Titchmarsh,W’Mersea