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About Ray Bracken

About The Boat Marine Surveying has been committed to the profession since 2003.

Ray Bracken is an AMS (Accredited Marine Surveyor) with SAMS (Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors). SAMS is one of two internationally recognized professional marine surveying organizations dedicated to promoting the good image and general well being of our profession. SAMS accepts membership only those professionals who have demonstrated the technical skills necessary to be accredited as Marine Surveyors in order to use the title of Accredited Marine Surveyor. Members must have a minimum of 5 years experience and must pass an examination of a SAMS testing committee in order to earn this designation.

Captain Bracken is a SAMS Accredited Marine Surveyor, also a member of: American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), Boat/US Tech. Exch., National Fire Protection Association Member, American Society of Safety Engineers and is a certified instructor for the Occupational Safety and Health Organization (OSHA), Full member of the International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS).

Captain Bracken is also a licensed U.S Coast Guard 100 Ton Master Captain and has taken extensive courses in relations to being a better surveyor. About The Boat Marine Surveys has been in service for many years serving the mid-atlantic states, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC area as well as other areas when called upon.

Our mission is to make boat purchasing a most satisfying experience.

Roberta Bracken - Office Manager, Roberta is in charge of documents, bookkeeping and just plain keeping me straight. She is the grease that keeps the behind the scenes activities running smoothly.