MARINE IMPORTS LIMITED
American Boat imports to New Zealand & Australia
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When thinking of purchasing a new vessel, especially a used one, having a reputable, professional qualified marine surveyor check out the boat is an absolute necessity. Local surveyors are the best in the business and will provide and ensure that the boat wherever possible is as reported, checking for no major mechanical faults from an in depth sea trial, lift out, hull and stern gear inspection and check just about everything from stem to stern, both inside and out wherever possible within the applicable time alloted. Full Details available
on request with survey rates and availability.
Costs can vary depending on vessel size and location
At least a full day is required by our surveyors. This will include a complete sea trail to check everything from engine operation, generator function, operating temperatures, electronics such as radar, autopilot, Echo sounders, radio VHF / SSB, Sat Nav, Plotters. Speed over ground, bilge pumping function, pipework, safety equipment, cavitation, exhausts and sound insulation, trim tab, steering function.
A lift out nearest to the vessels location for an in depth hull and stern gear inspection for any signs of wear, osmosis, damage, cracks, water absorption, through hull skin fittings, transducers, anodes, trim tabs etc .
A complete exterior hull and superstructure close inspection at all points, gelcoat, finish, cosmetics, pipework, rails, stanchions and all fixings. Interior inspection of all areas and assessment, under decks, lazarets, steering gear, rams, joints, electrical wiring, pipework, toilet & holding tanks, water, flooring & general construction Throughout.
A complete written report, list of faults and how to rectify if applicable
A complete boatyard service available for paint work, anti fouling, soda blasting, cutlass bearing replacement, cosmetics, hull polishing, renovations, Shrink wrapping for shipping etc
Fitting of new transducers, removal of old ones, fibreglassing etc
Our boatyard only uses the finest materials and paints such as Awl Grip, International and Petite antifoulings.
With the intense UV and heat in florida, a good finish to the paintwork and gelcoat is a must and will protect your investment for many years to come, we have professional detailers available to bring out the shine and make your boat look like new.
We also offer a complete sign writing service through the best / boat lettering and logo design company in Florida. A detailed written estimate for any work undertaken is given at all times.
Marine electronic solutions have been upgrading our electronics for many years. With the huge difference in prices between the USA and New Zealand, it makes sense to do any upgrading whilst the boat is awaiting shipment and save huge $$. Quotes available on request
Not only is the very latest in electronics available to you, but our electronics specialists know all of the popular makes of boats out there and how all the electrical systems are wired in American boats.
We also have the complete solution for making your USA vessel compliant for warrant of fitness in NZ as the A/C electrical system in the USA is 110 volts and there needs to be changes done to make your vessel ready for 230 volt and local shore power systems for NZ.
The Company offers the details of these vessels in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct or engage surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. All vessels are offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.