Yacht and Power Craft Surveys

Sollars Marine Surveys is owned and run by Barney Sollars, a marine surveyor with over 35 years of marine industry experience including refit management, new build commissioning, round the world racing and boat building .

Barney is a member of the IIMS (International Institute of Marine Surveying) He has a City and Guilds in Yacht and Boat Building, a Commercial Masters Certificate and a diploma in Yacht Surveying from the IIMS.

An experienced seafarer, Barney has operated in the spheres of sail training, private charter, he was a circumnavigating race skipper with Clipper Ventures in 1998 and spent over eight years with Oyster Marine as a commissioning skipper and manager.

Working from a base in Cowes he covers the Isle of Wight, South Coast and will travel worldwide if required.

His services, are designed to be tailored to your situation, vessel and needs, all services will be discussed and agreed upon in detail before commencement.

On every occasion his aim is a thorough, accurate, easily read report of the required aspects of any given vessel.

Pre-purchase, Insurance, Valuation.


Should you have any questions or queries please don’t hesitate to contact me: barney@sollarsmarinesurveys.com or using the form on this page