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  Welcome to CERTIFIED MARINE SURVEYORS
 
 

Certified Marine Surveyors is a Chicago-based company providing independent marine surveying and consulting services to insurance underwriters, financial institutions and knowledgeable boaters. Rick Lenschow, SAMS-AMS, principal marine surveyor, has over 20 years serving the marine industry, 13 of which have been devoted to marine surveying in the Chicago area. He's completed over 3,000 marine surveys comprising a vast array of vessels from small pleasure boats to large luxury yachts, both power and sail.

We've earned a reputation for providing our clients with quality, dependable service in a timely manner. CMS specializes in the following types of marine surveys: Insurance Damage Appraisals, Pre-Purchase, Condition & Value, Mechanical, Investigative Services and Expert Witness Testimony.

 
Member of:
• Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS, AMS)
• International Association of Marine Investigators, Inc.
• American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC)
• Association of Marine Technicians (AMTECH)
• Boat US Technical Information Exchange (TIE)
 
Graduate of:
• American Marine Institute, Inc., Certified Technician
• Mercruiser SD & IB Certified Technician Course
• Mercury OB Certified Technician Course
• OMC Sterndrive Certified Technician Course
• Johnson OB Certified Technician Course
 
Continuing Education:
• Int. Boat Builders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX)
• Volvo Penta Sterndrive & Engine Service School
• Pleasure Craft Marine (PCM) Service School
• SAMS Regional & National Conferences
• Sea Ray Service Training
• Yanmar Service Training
 
     
 
 
       
   
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