Guy Nicholls, Principal Marine Surveyor and owner of Solent Marine Surveys, is a fully qualified marine surveyor who often conducts yacht and motorboat surveys in Lymington, Hampshire
GRP Marine Surveyor in Lymington
We specialise in marine surveys for GRP (FRP) sail and power craft and offer pre-purchase, insurance and partial marine surveys in Lymington, as well as the Solent area, the UK and the whole of Europe.
We also undertake project supervision and management on build and refit work.
Contact us for your Lymington marine survey
To discuss your requirements please contact Guy or Louise.
Lymington boating facilities
Solent Marine Surveys is regularly in Lymington conducting marine surveys and even more so since taking over from well-known Lymington based surveyor Tony Staton-Bevan of Abbey Yachts on his retirement.
Sailing up the Lymington River from the Solent, Lymington Yacht Haven is the first marina you come to. It offers 500 dredged berths and extensive marina facilities including a 50-tonne hoist.
The Ancasta team of brokers in Lymington, headed up John Wooldridge, is based in the Yacht Haven.
Further on up river, with a 75-tonne capacity hoist, Berthon Boatyard offers Lymington’s highest capacity boat hoisting service. Berthon Boatyard and Brokerage are often associated purely with larger craft, both power and sail, however, we have conducted marine surveys on yachts and motorboats from 28ft LOA upwards here.
Sue Grant and her expert team, together with the Berthon Boatyard, is able to cater for most boat owners’ requirements from simple winterisation or valeting, through to the most elaborate of boat refurbishment projects. We have had the pleasure of working with the Berthon team many times on various marine surveys and inspections.
Lymington is home to the Swedish powerboat importers Nimbus UK, and sailing yacht importers Malo Yachts UK, run by Dan Mills. Both the Nimbus and Malo range are a real treat for a Marine Surveyor as the build quality of these Scandinavian marques is second to none.
The two yacht clubs, Lymington Town Sailing Club, and the Royal Lymington Yacht Club also offer many facilities from scrubbing grids to alongside mooring and others. The Lymington Town Quay adjacent to the Ship Inn is also an area where boats can be dried for a marine survey.
About Solent Marine Surveys
Solent Marine Surveys regularly inspects sailing yachts and motorboats on the South Coast including Lymington, Hamble, Poole, Southampton, Cowes, Gosport, Port Solent, Portsmouth and Chichester. We are happy to travel throughout the UK and abroad to Europe including Scandinavia.
Solent Marine Surveys is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Guy Nicholls is a qualified marine surveyor with full professional indemnity and public liability insurance.
Nautor Swan pre-purchase survey at Berthon Brokerage, Lymington
Discovery 67 at Berthon, Lymington for a sea trial and marine survey
Malo 41 Classic pre-purchase survey, Berthon Brokerage, Lymington