Category Archives: Insurance survey

Troubleshooting NMEA 2000 Systems in Marine Engines

  This is what DC electricity looks like using an oscilloscope. What you are looking at in this photo above is an Evinrude E-Tec 50 HP outboard engine connected to digital gauges through a NMEA 2000 backbone connection. The photo … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Florida Marine Surveyor, Insurance survey, marine engine diagnostics, marine surveyor Fort Lauderdale, Marine Surveyor Jupiter Florida, marine surveyor Miami, marine surveyor palm beach county, Marine Surveyor Palm Beach Gardens, Marine Surveyor SAMS, marine surveyor west palm beach, NEMA 2000 Troubleshooting, New York Marine Surveyor, Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, South Florida Thermal Imaging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marine Engine Diagnostics

What is Marine Engine Diagnostics?  Marine engine diagnostics is the analysis of the engine’s built in computer system (sometimes referred to as the engine’s central processing unit – CPU, engine management module – EMM or the engine control unit – … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Boat Thermal Imaging, Buying a boat in Florida, Buying a boat in the United States, Buying a yacht in Florida, Florida Marine Surveyor, Fort Lauderdale Thermal Imaging, Insurance survey, marine engine diagnostics, Marine Surveying, Overseas marine survey purchase, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Sea Trial on a Hallberg-Rassy Sailboat and a View of the New World Trade Center

I was recently in New York City on a survey of a 36′ Hallberg-Rassy sailboat. The sea trial was on the Hudson River. Although it was a great survey, and the sailboat sailed great, I was really captured by the view … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in 1 WTC, 9/11, Florida Marine Surveyor, Freedom Tower, Insurance survey, Marine Surveying, New York Marine Surveyor, Uncategorized, World Trade Center | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Boat Thermal Imaging, Corrosion survey, Florida Marine Surveyor, Fort Lauderdale Thermal Imaging, infrared thermal imaging, Infrared thermal imaging South Florida, Insurance survey, Marine Surveying, marine surveying thermal imaging, South Florida Thermal Imaging, Yacht Thermal Imaging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Corrosion survey, Florida Marine Surveyor, Insurance survey, Marine Surveying | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Florida Marine Surveyor, Insurance survey, Marine Surveying, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Florida Marine Surveyor, Insurance survey, Marine Surveying, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment