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John Walker Marine Surveyor Specialising in Pre-purchase Condition Surveys in Europe

Title: John Walker Marine Surveyor Specialising in Pre-purchase Condition Surveys in Europe
Category: Sea > Products & Services > Marine Surveyors & Naval Architects & Yacht Designers
BIMS - Balearic International Marine Survey SL:- John Walker - Marine Surveyor - STP Palma de Mallorca 07012 Spain - Established Since 1984 - Marine Surveying and Damage Inspection

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Marine Surveys

John Walker



Balearic International Marine Survey SL - Palma de Mallorca


Surveying Services Since 1984




B.I.M.S. Marine Surveying Services



  • General Condition surveys

A general overview of the overall condition of the yacht.

  • Pre-purchase condition survey

Commissioned by the potential buyer of a particular craft once he has decided to proceed with the purchase and the deposit has been paid.

The objective is for the buyer to be confident in what he is buying, and that there are no significant hidden defects that will subsequently cause the new owner major cost.

  • Accident investigation surveys

  • Valuation surveys

A statement of opinion by the assessor, reinforced where possible by facts, that a particular craft is worth a particular amount.

  • Ancillary equipment surveys

   Machinery, electrical and ancillary equipment surveys.

  • Consultancy

Preliminary inspections, partial surveys, sea-trials, build supervision.

  • Statutory surveys

Code compliance for commercial yachts and classification societies

  • Survey for finance

A survey concerned with value rather than condition, however the two are closely linked.

  • Ultrasonic testing

  Moisture ( Osmosis ) and Ultrasonic testing, together with condition analysis.


  • Thermal Imaging

  • Sea Trials

Power or Sail

  • Vibration Analysis

  • Sound Measurement

  • Drive System Diagnosis






Estimate of fees will be given on request.


Classic Sailing Yacht


Expert plaisance recommande por le –CESAM.



B.I.M.S. is a well established marine surveying company offering prompt efficient service. The company is kept up-to-date with the latest technology and legislation affecting the marine industry through Continuous Professional Development.

The company has vast experience inspecting and reporting on both power and sailing vessels.

B.I.M.S. is approved by the majority of marine insurance companies including: Cesam, Generali concorde, Gan, Groupama, Allianz France, CGU courtage, Camat, Sun Alliance, Le Continent, Axa Global risk, AGF Iard, Mutuelles du mans Assurances, Etc.


B.I.M.S. Is a Membre de la chamber nationale des experts professionnels du Nautisme.




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About the Yacht Surveyor


The yacht surveyor has the training, expertise and equipment to offer you a number of services. These include inspection of pleasure and fishing boats, supervision of construction and quality control, valuations, damage inspection or mechanical breakdown and the general survey of yachts of all types of construction and materials. The modern surveyor must be an expert in hull and machinery repairs and of the building and refitting of steel, aluminium, FRP and wooden vessels.


The surveyors at B.I.M.S. have this expertise together with the required attitude in this professional field.



John Walker Dipl Nautic Sci,  Dipl Marine Surveying (SC)


John Walker was an officer in the British merchant marine, has in excess of 150,000 sea miles logged, and is a qualified Yacht and small craft surveyor. To contact directly : +34 609 693 133 email: jw@

Surveys can be undertaken throughout Europe and reports can be written direct from the office in English, French or Spanish.


B.I.M.S. has Professional Indemnity Insurance to cover public liability.





Palma de Mallorca

Balearic International Marine Survey Offices


Address: STP Muelle Viejo
City/Town: Palma de Mallorca
State or County: Baleares
ZIP code: 07012
Country: Spain
Telephone: Skype: bimssl
Mobile: +34 609693133
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