Experience the point of difference Marine specialists delivering unparalleled services:

• Pre-Purchase Survey
• Insurance Survey
• Consultant
• Project Manager

Rob Neeley is a highly experienced sailor, a passion he developed in his youth and has continued to grow. His enthusiasm for sailing has taken him to the waters of the Pacific and the Southern Ocean; sailing Australia, New Zealand, Panama, Mediterranean and the pacific islands.

Rob’s love for sailing naturally led him to work in the boating industry. He started his career as an apprentice boat builder at Lidgard Boat Builders. Moving into professional boat builder and production/project manager in New Zealand the UK, Israel and China.

He has an impressive range of experience combining his love of sailing with professional project management and ongoing maintenance and inspections of a varied fleet.

Rob’s career has now evolved into vessel surveying. He spent 2017/2018 surveying new builds and pre purchase yachts 20 metres to 50 metres in the Mediterranean.


Rob is well known and respected for his knowledge and expertise in the yachting industry and has exceptional recommendations from employers and colleagues.

Qualifications include:

  • Advanced Trade Certificate – Ship, Yacht and Boatbuilding
  • Shipwright
  • Boat Master
  • Advanced Sea Survival
  • Marine surveyor for Gulf Group (Marine Brokers)