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Some latest feedback ...

August 2016

Thank you for your time on Friday …. I can now go ahead with progressing the purchase, confidently.

- E. Nystrom


June 2016

Thank you so much, a great Survey, will definitely be recommending you to anyone who we know needs a surveyor.

- K. Cruxon


May 2016

It was nice meeting you on Friday, especially someone so knowledgeable about boats … I learned a lot from you.

- B.Williams


May 2016

Thank you so much for your comprehensive report; it has really given me peace of mind with going ahead with the purchase.

- A. Martin


May 2016

Many thanks for your thorough resumé of the survey. It was a pleasure to speak with you and I would certainly recommend you to anyone else wanting a boat survey!

- S. Ratcliffe


March 2016

Many thanks for that Gerry, a pleasure meeting with you an education much appreciated.

- G. James


March 2016

Thank you very much  Gerry. A very thorough survey - I shall certainly come to you again if It ever buy another boat !

- M. Jeffrey


November 2015

Thank you very much, I really appreciated being talked through the various points on the day.

- K. Forster


September 2015

Thanks Gerry . What a great service!!

- D. Slinger


May 2015

Thank you for the survey. It was nice to meet and a pleasure to work alongside you. We are very pleased with the result. If ever we are asked, we will certainly recommend your company.
R. Levy


May 2015

Thank you Gerry – Superb speedy service.

- N. Evans


April 2015

Thank you for the survey and a job well done

- J. Abbott


March 2015

Thanks for the comprehensive survey report. It has given us the assurance we were looking for to go ahead

- A. Howlan


Jan 2015

Thank you for the survey, very well done ! I will have no hesitation in recommending your excellent services to others.

- G. Evans


Dec 2014

First class thanks Gerry. A very detailed report which also gives a very good work list for the next season.



Nov 2014

Thanks Gerry, for a thorough survey carried out in challenging conditions and for my prompt receipt of it. I will find it a very useful guide in renovating.

-F. Griffiths


Oct 2014

Thank you for doing this so quickly we really appreciate it.

- M. Newsham


July 2014

Thanks very much Gerry, have had time to read this through now. It is a very comprehensive report and very helpful too.

- B. Bingham


July 2014

Many thanks for this excellent report, both in content and format! Your prompt attention is very much appreciated.

-M. White


July 2014

... we managed to have our  warranty reinstated … thanks for your assistance.

- A&J. Baker


June 2014

Thank you for this and your efforts and attention to detail. …. As member of the local sailing clubs I will happily recommend you.
- B Oulton


May 2014

Many thanks for your very comprehensive survey and for setting our minds at rest.

-A. Baker


May 2014

Gerry, many thanks for your survey report - it gives me great confidence in the purchase.

- A.Robberts


April 2014

Thank you for the survey you conducted … and for your advice. You even included pictures which the surveyor for the original purchase did not include.  An excellent service.

- S.Solar


April 2014

Thank you for this it has given me full confidence in the purchase.  I will be sure to recommend you should anyone require a surveyor.

- Ben Hickman


March 2014

I shall have no hesitation in using you again in the future.

- J. Neale


Feb 2014

....  negotiated a significant

price reduction to cover the cost of repairing the P Bracket so

particular thanks for bringing that matter to my attention.’

- Mr O’Loughlin


January 2014

Excellent  survey … appreciate a very professional & comprehensive survey ‘

- J Connor


November 2013

‘Many thanks for

the survey … makes it easy to purchase with confidence. Thank you for your hard work

- D. Wareham


September 2013

’Many thanks for

your thorough survey and comprehensive report. I thought you provided a thoroughly

professional service.’

- R. Loynes


July 2013

‘Thanks Gerry, I really appreciate the speed of  the survey and the swift report’

- J.Pollard


June 2013

Thank you very much for the work .... It is perfect !’

- C. Peyre


April 2013

Many thanks for the very full & informative survey’

- J . Snell


Mar 2013

We are amazed at the detail ... service which definitely qualifies as above and beyond’

- G. Frost


Oct 2012

‘Brilliant Gerry !Thanks so much.’

- Mr & Mrs Green


Sept 2012

“Many thanks for your excellent survey report.”

- Mr Wynn


Aug 2012

“Thanks you for your advice, help, very prompt survey and report and would have no hesitation to recommend or use you again in the future.”

- Mr Greenwood


Sept 2012

“Thanks Gerry – a very thorough & well presented professional service.”

- Mr Rice


Yacht, Power & Narrowboat Marine Surveyors


Welcome to Ridge Marine Surveying ... We are qualified Marine Surveyors covering North Wales marinas: Bangor, Conwy, Caernarfon, Holyhead, Pwllheli and Liverpool, Fleetwood and the inland waterways of  the North West and Midlands. We have been involved in the Marine Industry for over 30 years and are full members of the British Marine Federation.


Our principal surveyor is Gerry Ridge B.A, BMSE, AssocRINA. Gerry is a full member of the British Marine Surveyors, an Associate of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and is a Graduate and Affiliate Member of the YDSA (Yacht Designers & Surveyors Association)


The YDSA is the foremost regulatory body for surveyors in the UK and require their members to undertake continual professional development throughout their career to keep up to date on the latest knowledge within the marine industry. All surveys are carried out under their standard terms and conditions. We have full Professional Indemnity Insurance.






For free advice call: +44(0)871 237 9322










   We provide the following marine survey inspections:


Surveys at short notice with fast turnaround


Marine Surveys from £11 per foot


We do not charge VAT


No travelling expenses in Wales, North West & Midlands

Marine Surveys
Marine Surveys
Gerry Ridge Marine Surveyor Narrowboats

We have a background of experience in the marine industry including as delegate Marine Surveyors for the Seafish Industry Authority, who help to improve safety at sea for the fishing industry and provide such services as registration, survey and certification of vessels. Seafish surveyors work with boat builders and fishermen, providing guidance if needed, to ensure boats are built to a safe standard.


Gerry has also been an Authorised Examiner of commercial craft for MECAL, the MCA Certifing Authority.


Ridge Marine Surveying Ltd

Company No 08944987