Andy Lowe Best Marine Surveyor

Experienced marine surveyor with over 30 years experience with power and sailboats.

  • SAMS (Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors) Surveyor Associate
  • ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council) Certified Master Technician
  • Graduated Chapman School of Seamanship Yacht and Small Craft Surveying School
  • US Navy trained Nuclear Electrician with over 4 years sea duty as an electrician onboard a fast-attack nuclear submarine
  • Licensed Captain since 1995 with 100 Ton Masters license and Towing/Sailing endorsements
  • Spent 10 years as a full time liveaboard on various sail and power vessels travelling the east coast of the U.S. and many years cruising the Caribbean
  • Many years experience as a Dive Boat Captain and charter sailboat Captain as well as vessel deliveries. PADI Dive Instructor since 1995
  • Work experience at a large Florida boat builder
  • ABYC Marine Standards Certified
  • ABYC Marine Electrical Certified
  • ABYC Marine Corrosion Certified
  • Licensed Florida Insurance Claims Adjuster
  • Member ABYC

Tools used in survey

This is a partial list of tools that I routinely use on surveys:

  • Tramex Skipper 5 SMM5 Moisture meter
  • Flir TG165-X thermal imaging camera
  • Fluke 117 Digital multimeter
  • Ideal Suretest 61-164 circuit analyzer
  • Olympus TG-6 camera
  • Midtronics PBT 300 Battery and starting system tester
  • Depstech – Professional Industrial Endoscope, inspection camera

Other recent ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council) training courses completed

  • Surveying Electrical Systems
  • Common Mistakes In Fiberglass Repair
  • Lithium Ion Battery Basics
  • The Power Equation
  • Seacock Maintenance
  • USCG Risk Mitigation: Series 2—Put the Fire Out
  • Battery Wiring

Fort Pierce, Stuart, Vero Beach, Palm City, Jupiter, Jensen Beach, Port St. Lucie, Indiantown, West Palm Beach marine surveyor

Serving all of Florida, we are centrally located in Port St. Lucie, FL with no additional travel fees to anywhere on the Treasure Coast for marine surveys including Ft. Pierce, Vero Beach, Stuart, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Indiantown, Hobe Sound, Jupiter, and West Palm Beach. We can survey anywhere else in or out of Florida but additional travel expenses may apply.

Contact us today to schedule your marine survey.