Delivering the best independent marine surveying and yacht consultancy

Founded in 1985, Winterbothams Ltd has established a reputation for delivering the best in marine surveying and yacht consultancy. Our company combines decades of expertise with an acute appreciation of clients’ needs and expectations. This experience is complemented with a continuing dedication to deliver surveying and consulting with proficiency and precision.

Always providing transparent and unbiased representation for clients of all types, Winterbothams offers an integral advisory service that continues throughout the lifespan of a yacht. Consequently, we have developed long standing relationships with a global client base of owners, captains, engineers, law firms, insurance companies and shipyards.

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Our experienced marine surveyors cover the full spectrum of yacht surveys including, pre-purchase, refit, damage, condition, pre-sale, insurance and valuation. Winterbothams is there to guide, support and advise on all yacht surveying matters.

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Project Management

Winterbothams is there to advise on all technical details of a client’s new build or refit project. Without compromise, we will guide and support clients throughout a project’s complexities, ensuring the fullest compliance with any specification.

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Our experience and expertise spans naval architecture, project management, marine engineering, technical consultancy and surveying. Using this collective knowledge we support owners from initial concept through design, specification, tendering, build, trials and acceptance.

We also act as owners’ representatives, providing an owner with a single, trusted point of contact.

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Expert Witness Service

Winterbothams have become a trusted resource as an expert witness to the marine and superyacht industry. Proud of our independent stance in the global marketplace, we offer impartial advice, consultation, investigation and analysis when called upon.

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Small Craft Services

Our small craft surveying and consultancy services are conducted to the same exacting standards as ours in the large yacht sector. Our team has significant experience and expertise in small craft survey, safety standards and regulations.

A small craft is any vessel below 24m in length and includes sailing yachts, motorboats and RIBs.

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Yacht Regulation Training & Advice

The regulatory framework for yachts is complex and can be confusing, especially for people new to the industry. Our experts have substantial experience in the world of regulations and standards so we can assist in unravelling the complexity. Our training service is ideal for yacht crew, managers, operators, or owners alike. What’s more, you’ll also have an opportunity to ask any questions of our technical experts.

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For a quote on our marine surveying and consultancy services, contact us today.
You can call us on +44 (0)23 80 668 665 or send us a message.

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