Brizendine & Associates, Inc. specializes in all forms of marine surveys on both power and sail. Our expertise covers: Insurance Investigations, Purchase/Buyers, Financial, Appraisals, Loading, Refrigeration/Air Conditioning, Lease, Accident Reconstruction, Cargo and Insurance Condition/Valuation surveys. To achieve in depth results, we use the latest equipment from audio gauges, vapor leak detectors, corrosion test and moisture meters, infrared non-contact thermometers, to dive and video equipment. Go to our website:
Darrell Brizendine, AMS, has conducted thousands of surveys including investigations of fire, theft, marine injuries, sinkings, damaged cargo, and antiques, for most major Marine Insurance Companies, the Florida Marine Patrol, City of Miami, "Showtime" Movie Channel and the U. S. Marshals Office, for the last 25 years in Florida, with assignments across the US and the Caribbean. He has testified as an "Expert Witness" and is a fully "Accredited Marine Surveyor" through the "Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors" (SAMS).
Captain Edward McCrea, our Seattle, Washington affiliate, conducts condition and valuation surveys along with damage surveys, and has for the past 17 years, also been engaged with vessel construction. He has also served as "Expert Witness". Telephone # 206-362-BOAT
Brizendine and Associates, Inc. is listed in the National Insurance Claims Directory for Marine Investigations and Surveying. We are listed on the "Boat U.S." survey referral list and approved by TASA (Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys) for "Expert Witness" testimony. We are or have been members of SAMS, ABYC, NFPA, SNAME, IAMI, and the Mariners Club. We hold a Florida State All Lines Adjuster license to handle damage claims.
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Great Surveyor. Darrell Brizendine has surveyed boats for me the last 17 years and I continue to be impressed with his knowledge and attention to details....
- Dag Hanssen, Ft Lauderdale FL.
We always call Darrell Brizendine, when we need a boat surveyed for one of our customers. he is reliable and dependable. Loraine Godinez, Bow to Stern, N. Miami Beach, FL L
New Boat Surveys
When purchasing a new vessel, there often is items missed or left undone, which should be addressed before the warranty expires
Insurance & Financial Surveys
When you require insurance coverage or a vessel load, we will supply you with the proper survey
Being located at Port Everglades, we conduct loading surveys for vessels being imported or exported
We conduct damages surveys for most of the large insurance companies, but also for individual assistance with claims or damage assessments
Generally takes a full day including sea trial if 50' or under