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Marine Surveyors in Galveston, TX

NAMS Associate – IIMS Affiliate – U.S.S.A.

  • Pre-Purchase Surveys
  • Insurance Surveys
  • Appraisal Surveys
  • Damage Surveys
  • Cargo Surveys
  • Consulting


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Your Galveston, TX Marine Survey Professionals

With more than 600,000 boats operating in the state, the waterways of Texas are hugely popular with Galveston as one of the premiere destinations.  Filled with charter fishing vessels, modern freighters, and numerous small craft, Galveston is a mecca for both private and commercial boating.  Here at Bay Marine Surveyors we are proud to provide marine surveys for those in the Galveston area looking to buy, sell, or insure their vessel.

Whether you own a power or sail vessel, we can help you gain the peace of mind that comes with a marine survey.   We offer pre-purchase surveys, insurance surveys, appraisal surveys, and damage surveys for those looking to get an in-depth understanding of the condition and value of their vessel. 

The marine survey process is simple:

  1. Call us to schedule an appointment at (409) 499-6420
  2. We will perform the survey at your marina including haul out and sea trial (depending on survey type)
  3. You will receive a comprehensive report within several days from the date of the survey

Once the survey is completed, we begin compiling the report into an easy to understand format that will provide you with the actionable information you need to make an informed decision.  You can expect the report within just a few days after the survey has been completed and we will happily answer any questions about the report to ensure you fully understand the information.  

All of our surveys come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.  We guarantee that the report will be accepted by your bank or insurance company or we will promptly refund the cost of the survey.  With over 25 years of boating experience and certifications from accredited institutions like NAMS and ABYC, Bay Marine Surveyors has the experience and skills necessary to provide you with a professional marine survey you can trust. 

Our service area includes Houston, Galveston, League City, Kemah, Clear Lake, Seabrook and surrounding areas.  If your boat is not listed in our primary service area, give us a call and we may be able to make arrangements.

What Our Clients Have to Say

Call us at (409) 499-6420 to schedule an appointment and receive a free quote.

A Full Range of Marine Surveys Offered in Galveston, TX

Our team of  experienced and qualified marine surveyors come from diverse backgrounds in the marine industry.  We survey yachts, ships, boats, and barges of all types and sizes,  See below for a list of the services Bay Marine Surveyors currently provide.


A pre-purchase survey is a comprehensive inspection of the vessels condition and performance before considering a purchase.
Our comprehensive Pre-Purchase inspections will save you time and money.


The purpose of a damage survey is to assess the extent of damage to the vessel in the event of an accident and asses the cost of any repairs.
A damage survey report will include the description and reported circumstances of the damage.


An insurance survey is designed for those looking to obtain or renew their marine insurance. Focus is on structural integrity and safety requirements.
Quickly obtain or renew a policy with your insurance underwriter.


Cargo surveys are designed to assess the extent and cause of any cargo damage as well as ensure the cargo is secure for transport.
From draft surveys to cargo damage and loss surveys, we have a service to offer every client.


More commonly known as a condition and value survey (C&V), the appraisal inspection determines the fair market value of a vessel.
Quickly obtain or renew a policy with your insurance underwriter.


Our consulting services can help you protect your investment. We provide reliable, professional, and responsive service to our clients.
ABYC systems installation compliance, blue water/cruising preparation, system repairs and installation, choosing a vessel.

Proudly Providing Marine Surveys For All Galveston Marinas

Just a short distance from Houston, the city of Galveston offers boaters the stunning beaches of Galveston Island to the numerous marinas that dot the Texas Gulf coast.  Boaters can expect to find a large number of amenities including dry storage, fuel docks, live bait, locker rentals, and more. Bay Marine Surveyors is proud to provide boat and yacht surveys for all marinas in the Galveston area.

Galveston Yacht Basin

Featuring 370 covered slips and 127 uncovered slips, Galveston Yacht Basin is more than just a marina. Home to dry stack boat storage, yacht service, sales & boat brokerage, bait camp, fuel dock, and the Marina Bar & Grill restaurant.

Payco Marina

Home to 260 slips, Payco Marina is located at 501 Blume Drive and offers a direct passageway to Galveston Bay,

Pelican Rest Marina

Located on Galveston Island’s Offatts Bayou, which has deep water and light wave action. Pelican Rest has all the amenities and services you’d expect to find in a marina resort. Features a berth capacity of 131 slips.

Sunset Marina at Offatts Bayou

Covered slips and gated dry boat storage on Offatts Bayou. Facility features strong security and a private boat ramp.

West Bay Marina

Offering over 180 boat slips, West Bay Marina also includes a variety of amenities. A busy boat launch, ship store, boat storage, and a fishing dock. For those more land oriented, you can take advantage of the popular RV park.

Waterman's Marina

With a berth capacity of 120 slips, Waterman's Marina is home to Waterman's restaurant.
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Call us at (409) 499-6420 to schedule an appointment and receive a free quote.

George Malhiot, Marine Surveyor

As the principal marine surveyor for Bay Marine Surveyors, I want to thank you for visiting our site.  My goal is to provide the very best service for my clients, whether performing marine surveys for vessel owners or underwriters.  With over 25 years of experience in and around boats, industry certifications, and a client focused approach, we are recognized leaders in the marine survey industry.  Call or fill out our form to request a free quote and join our thousands of satisfied clients.

Why Choose Bay Marine Surveyors


We guarantee our marine surveys to be accepted by your bank and insurance underwriter.


We are NAMS Associates, ABYC certified, and IIMS affiliates. We are recognized leaders in the marine survey industry


We've been involved in the boating industry since 1996.


Our client focused approach means going above and beyond the call of duty.

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Comprehensive Surveys

We inspect every accessible area of your vessel while documenting the condition with high quality photos

Quick Turnaround

You can expect your report in an as little as 48hrs from the date of the survey

Experienced Professionals

25 years of professional boating experience and numerous industry certifications 

Our Guarantee

We guarantee our marine surveys to be accepted by your bank and insurance underwriter.If our survey is rejected due to the quality or limitations of the report, simply have the underwriter (not the agent or broker) forward us a letter on company letterhead stating the reason for the rejection, and the survey fee will be promptly refunded.

Serving the Entire Galveston Metro Area

Bay Marine Surveyors is proud to provide professional marine survey services in the Galveston metro area, including.

  • Wharton
  • Jackson
  • Galveston
  • Matagorda
  • Brazoria
  • Angleton
  • Island
  • Alvin

We provide pre-purchase surveys, insurance surveys, appraisal surveys, damage surveys, cargo surveys, and consulting for prospective and current boat owners as well as insurance underwriters.   

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Location :

6725 Fairmont Pkwy #1123, Pasadena, TX 77505

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Bay Marine Surveyors are the trusted marine surveyors of choice for all of South Texas. We work on your behalf to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed decision. Our straightforward no nonsense approach has made us an industry leader.