Boat Safe Survey Ltd’s examiner - Tony Pope - is a qualified Boat Safety Examiner who trained for the BSS at Evesham College in Worcestershire during the autumn of 2004. Building on a long career of engineering, inspection and maintenance in a wide range of disciplines and techniques, he has attained both CCN1 (natural gas) & CCLP1 (LPG) accreditation to satisfy the current requirements for Boat Safety Examiners to be qualified to examine gas systems on all types of marine craft. Tony is a partner in the Nationwide Alliance of Boat Surveyors & Examiners LLP (NABSE) and holds qualifications from the International Institute of Marine Surveyors in Yacht and Small Craft Surveying. A qualified RYA Yachtmaster and Coastal Skipper, Tony currently owns the Viking 24 motor cruiser ‘Papa Alveus’ based at Lock Marina in Upware, Cambridgeshire.
Did you know that Boat Safe Surveys Ltd can offer a full range of professional surveys for boat owners?
Whether you are thinking of buying a boat or are in need of an out-of-water survey to satisfy your insurance underwriter, our condition surveys represent excellent value for money and the ‘Plain English’ reports are well presented and easy to understand. The company holds full surveyor’s indemnity insurance and has public liability cover up to £2m. Survey prices start at £250 - and as we are not VAT registered, there is no VAT to add to the price!
“Thanks Tony for providing a great service. Everything went smoothly from start to finish; easy booking, on time, and everything left neat and tidy. I’d be happy to recommend you to anyone needing the services that you offer. See you in four years!”
D. M. Little Ouse, Cambs
“Extremely courteous and efficient service. My boat was examined for significantly less than the price that I paid four years ago, and I feel that you have been very thorough with your work. I will certainly be calling you for my next Boat Safety Certificate.”
D. G. Hoveton, Norfolk
"Tony has been our recommended examiner on the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation for many years, and has unfailingly given our boaters excellent service at very fair prices, providing not only the mandatory Boat Safety Examinations but hull and equipment surveys to meet specific requirements. I have never heard anything but praise for Tony’s work on this waterway.”