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Hamilton & Hamilton Marine Surveyors

Hamilton & Hamilton Marine Surveyors is a father, son team, operating independently and unbiased, accredited with SAMS & ABYC, providing Survey and Inspection Services to most of Southeastern Florida from Sebastian to Miami, FL. Our scope of operation covers the areas of Vero Beach, Ft. Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Jensen Beach, Stuart, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale & Miami Beach.

We offer services covering Pre- purchase Marine surveys, Insurance Marine Surveys, Boat Appraisal and Inspections, Damage Inspections  and a multitude of additional services such as Oil samples & Analysis, Moisture meter testing, Corrosion Analysis,  Hull sounding with phenolic hammer, Yacht Repair Inspections, Commissioning services, Sea trials,  purchase consulting, USCG Safety inspections, Fire Damage, towing damage, accident & fraud investigations & Litigation support.

We are knowledgeable in both power and sail, including Trawlers, Sport Fish, Sailboats, Catamarans, Center Consoles & Express Cruisers. Our experience includes Outboard, Inboard and Diesel Engines; with special interests in various hull construction materials and building techniques, using Fiberglass and Composites.

We hold ourselves to the highest professional and ethical standards. Our surveys are provided to the customer in a SAMS approved format and are readily acceptable by insurance companies. Our vessel surveys are non-intrusive and we pride ourselves in leaving the vessel the way we found it.

Contact us today by visiting our contact page. Or call us at 772-237-3460. And thanks for visiting out website.

Now offering Thermal Imaging to our survey clients!

Contact us for Scheduling! 772-237-3460


John Hamilton, SA

John Hamilton has grown up in the Marine Industry. He is an accomplished 100Ton Master, a licensed Able Bodied Seaman, a Florida Licensed Insurance Adjuster. He is a graduate of Chapman’s Yacht & Small Craft Survey School and the Marine Damage Survey and Assessment class. He is also well respected for his knowledge in small craft repair and maintenance. He is a member in the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyor and an ABYC Certified Marine Technician. He belongs to Boat US and is a PADI Advanced Diver. His hobbies are fishing, spear fishing, SCUBA diving and of course, boating.


Stuart Hamilton, SA

Stuart Hamilton (Stu) Worked on private yachts and commercial fishing boats throughout his life. He is a US Navy Vietnam Veteran with time on River Patrol Boats and Destroyers. He is a 100Ton Master and was an instructor at Chapman’s School of Seamanship.  He owns and maintains a 57’ Nordhavn and a 31” Bertram Bahia Mar. He holds a Florida Insurance Adjuster’s License and is a Graduate of the Chapman Yacht & Small Craft course and the Marine Damage Assessment course. He is a member of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors and an ABYC Certified Marine Technician. He is also a Vessel Safety Examiner for the St. Lucie River Power Squadron, a PADI Advanced Diver and Boat US Member.  Hobbies are boating, SCUBA Diving & Aviation.