Professional Institution memberships include RINA, YDSA, MECAL, IAMI, RYA and the IIMS. We operate under the Code of Practice for Surveyors. We carry full Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance for the protection of our clients and undertake regular Continuous Professional Development. 

We provide a professional service to boat and yacht Owners and purchasers as well as Insurers, Lawyers, Banks and Finance Houses.  Please contact us to discuss your requirements.


Telephone: (+356) 9928-9271

Malta Yacht Surveys,

PO Box 292, Valletta.

Malta G.C. 

VAT Number MT-1902-9734

As Appointed Tonnage Surveyors for Malta, UK, Eire and the Red Ensign group Registers of Shipping we can assist with registration under the British, Maltese and Irish Flags.

Our services are often requested overseas and recent instructions have taken us to Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, Italy, Croatia, South of France, Spain and the UK. 

We have detailed knowledge and experience of  many types of vessel, from commercial fishing vessels and speed boats to luxury yachts and superyachts. We use state of the art equipment such as moisture meters for GRP and wooden hulls, ultrasound thickness gauges for steel or aluminium structures and infra-red cameras for machinery and leak testing. After the survey inspection a detailed written report is produced for the client giving a comprehensive account of any defects, along with suggested measures for rectification. 


Malta Yacht Surveys is a British run marine surveying business operating throughout Europe. We deliver a wide range of services such as pre-purchase condition and insurance surveys, damage assessment, Non-Destructive Testing, refit consultation, Expert Witness and Regulatory Surveys.

Our Principal Surveyor is a Government Surveyor of Ships for the Malta Commercial Yacht Code and local Commercial Vessel Regulations for ships, boats and yachts of all sizes. He is an Examiner for the UK MCA Code of Practice for Small Commercial Vessels. We offer consultancy and surveys for yacht, superyachts and small commercial ships.

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As when buying a house or a car, it is essential when buying a boat to ensure that the vessel is not only structurally sound, but also that equipment and fittings are in...

About Us

Our Principal Surveyor, John Ross, has over 25 years experience working on vessels of many types and sizes. He carries full Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance,