Marine Surveyors and Claims Investigators

Panama City, Florida

Christopher L. Mills, SAMS® AMS®

Principal Marine Surveyor
ABYC Standards Accredited, ABYC Certified Marine Electrical Technician

Clinton Evans SAMS® AMS® | Principal Marine Surveyor | (361) 850-3317 |

About Us

Vision Statement

To be the salt of the earth and be the surveyor of choice through honesty, integrity, and hard work. We will meet the deadlines that our customers expect, with a product better than expected.

Core Values:

  • Believe that our primary purpose is to love and honor God.
  • To serve others.
  • To be the best at everything we do.
  • To be a good steward of our time, talent and treasure.
  • Treat others as we want to be treated.



Northwest Wooden Boat Building School: Traditional Boat Design by Michael Kasten
Northwest Wooden Boat Building School: Comprehensive Yacht Surveying by Lee Ehrheart
Wooden Boat School: Surveying Fiberglass Boats by Sue Canfield
Westlawn: Technical Elements of Yacht Design
Chapman’s School: Yacht and Small Craft Surveying
SHIPS Watercraft Training: Small Power Water Craft Damage and Claim Evaluation
ABYC: A Marine Fire Investigation Case Study
ABYC: Conducting a Corrosion Survey Part 1 and Part 2 by Capt. Dave Ripkin
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 15hr. by Roger Durkin, JD, MS, ASA Marine Asset Appraisal-7hr. by Norman Laskey, NAMS-CMS, ASA
Chapman’s School: The Fundamentals of the Damage and Claims Survey
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology
Master’s Degree in Engineering Management
New Mexico State Professional Engineer License
Texas State Professional Engineer License

Boat Building

From small to large. From 7 ½’ plywood paddle boats to 10′ sailing prams to 38′ steel sailboat.