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About suenosazules

I own and operate a marine surveying and consulting firm based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. We offer pre-purchase, insurance, valuation, damage claim, marine engine diagnostics, and ultrasonic marine surveys. I also provide service and repair services for gasoline outboard and inboard engines. I am a USCG licensed master captain and provide charter and yacht deliveries for both power and sailing vessels. We provide our services in the United States, the Caribbean Islands, Puerto Rico, Belize, and Costa Rica. We specialize in surveying and inspecting boats for overseas buyers in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. I am a SAMS® Accredited Marine Surveyor, ABYC® Standards Accredited, a Yamaha Certified Outboard Engine Technician, a Mercury / MerCruiser Certified Technician, a Honda Certified Outboard Engine Technician, a ITC® Certified Level II Thermographer, holds a USPAP® Certificate on Appraisal Standards, a USCG Licensed Master Captain, and a member of SAMS®, ABYC®, IAMI®, and the NFPA®.

Thermal Imaging and the Benefits to Your Boat or Yacht

What is Thermal Imaging? Thermal imaging (also sometimes referred to as thermography, infrared imaging or thermal scanning) is the means by which humans can see the infrared portion of the light spectrum. Every object gives off some amount of thermal … Continue reading

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Galvanic Corrosion – One of the Biggest Enemies of Boats in the Water

Hello, I wanted to write today to talk about galvanic corrosion. For those of you not familiar with galvanic corrosion it is an electrochemical reaction when one metal corrodes from another when both are immersed in an electrolyte that is conductive (such … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays.. Hoping the coming year is better than the last for everyone! Capt. John Banister Suenos Azules Marine Surveying and Consulting 4521 PGA Boulevard, Suite 461 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418 (561) 255-4139 http://www.SuenosAzules.com

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Florida’s Admissibility of Loss Conclusions in Marine Damage Claim Survey Reports

Hello. I wanted to write today about some legal opinions in Florida about the admissibility of loss conclusions by marine surveyors that survey vessel damage claims. This is meant to enlighten boat owners, other marine surveyors, and insurance claims handlers … Continue reading

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What to Look For On A Marine Survey

Some things to look for on a marine survey… A boat survey is necessary for many reasons. Most of the time they are used for pre-purchase and insuring purposes. However when seriously considering the purchase of a new sailing or power … Continue reading

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The Cost of A Marine Survey

Hello again. Lately I have seen a few things that I wanted to share with you all here. The subject I want to discuss today is the proper cost for a marine survey. I am going to talk about some … Continue reading

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