FAQ

Below is a list of SeaWorthy’s most frequently asked questions.

If the below doesn’t provide the answers you’re looking for, please contact us directly and we’ll be able to assist you with any enquiries you may have.

Why is a SeaWorthy Inspection important for buyers?

Boats are extremely complex machines. Just as you wouldn’t buy a second-hand car without a road worthy, you shouldn’t buy a boat without having a SeaWorthy Inspection first.

Having a SeaWorthy Inspection conducted can prevent problems occurring when you hit the water that compromise your safety and your budget!

A simple inspection can save you thousands in the long run, and can protect you by identifying any potentially dangerous problems with the boat you wish to purchase.

Why is a SeaWorthy Inspection important for sellers?

Selling your boat with a SeaWorthy Inspection Report can put the buyer’s mind at ease and ensure you receive top dollar for your boat.

How much does it cost?

If you come to us – $179
Onsite inspections within Melbourne Metro – $239
Onsite inspections outside of Melbourne Metro but within Victoria – Price on Application, Call us for a quote today.

Will you go to the boat owner’s house to conduct the inspection?

Yes! Inspections can be conducted at the owner’s home, workplace, storage facility or even a dealership, providing the owner of the boat has given consent.

How far do you travel?

Victoria wide! Within Melbourne metro is price capped. Outside of Melbourne Metro is price on application.

How long does an inspection take?

An inspection takes one and a half hours to complete.

How long does it take to receive my report?

You will receive your report within 24 hours by email.

If my boat requires repairs, can you perform them?

If works are required we can request a quote for you on all required repairs.

What types of boats can you inspect?

We inspect trailer boats and marina boats!

Do I need to attend the inspection?

No you do not need to attend the inspection, however you are welcome to.

What is not checked during the inspection?

As we don’t perform wet checks, we are not able to check the boat’s balance and buoyancy. All other areas of boat functionality can be inspected out of water.

Once I book the inspection online, how quickly can my inspection be completed?

Your inspection will be completed within 5 business days. Call now for an inspection!

What qualifications do SeaWorthy Inspectors have?

SeaWorthy Inspectors are all qualified and experienced marine technicians.