Why Choose Atlantic School of Marine Survey

  1. We are an ABYC affiliated school. Training, testing, and certification is part of the class and included in your class tuition.
  2. The class is taught over 21 straight days. This minimizes expenses for the student and impact on income and family life, versus a 6-week course
  3. You’ll start learning the reporting right away. Reporting software is provided on a trial basis for the duration of the class. The software may be purchased or other options pursued.
  4. The course is taught with a hands-on philosophy. We’ll get you out of the classroom and on real boats.
  5. The instructors are SAMS© credentialed AMS©, actively working surveyors. The lead instructor is an ABYC Master Mechanic in Electrical, Systems, and Engines. The latest surveying NDT (Non-destructive testing) and techniques are introduced, including, but not limited to, thermal imaging, ultra-sound, and infusion.
  6. The instructors are very experienced in all phases of yacht construction and repairs.
  7. Guest presenters with special areas of expertise are also available to enhance the training.
  8. Class size is limited to 8. This is a 4 to1 student teacher ratio. The small classes allow the course to be adapted to the needs of the students.