Pre-Purchase and Refit Tips

Problems I have found during inspection of new yachts, old yachts & boats converted to yachts

Below is a list of aspects that are undesirable for purchase or should be avoided during a refit.

For comparison, the higher standard for safety is aboard commercial boats that have a Certificate Of Inspection(COI) from the U.S. Coast Guard to carry passengers for hire. This certificate is extremely costly to attain. Below is a list of some of the general requirements for offshore commercial passenger vessels. Known in the Code of Federal Regulations(CFR) as T boats: