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DS Marine Surveys is a professional marine surveying and consulting company.  Established and operated in 2003 by David Sandford and Debbie Sandford. David carries Accredited Marine Surveyor® (AMS®) status with the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS®), is a member of, and is standards trained by The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC). David also currently serves as the Canadian Regional Director for the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors 


        David has amassed over 25 years experience as a service technician in both the Marine and Automotive Industries and currently carries Interprovincial Certification in motor vehicle and diesel repair. He is also certified in Computer Aided Design, has trained in Maritime Damage Investigation and has considerable experience in fiberglass manufacturing, both in repair and new construction as well. In 2003 DS Marine Surveys was established and has since provided their services to private individuals, insurance companies and financial institutions throughout Ontario, Quebec and Upper New York Sate. As avid sailors the Sandfords can be found sailing Lake Ontario on their CS36 Merlin, “Skana” out of the Whitby Yacht Club in Whitby Ontario.

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