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Tom Keeling is a specialist inland waterways Marine Surveyor and Boat Safety Examiner. He has full-member status of IMarEST (Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology), full registration with Gas Safe Register (No. 300458) for marine LPG, has worked on the inland waterways since 1995 and is well known within the industry. As well as being Director of Small Craft Services Ltd., Tom is also a Partner of the Nationwide Alliance of Boat Surveyors and Examiners (NABSE LLP) and a qualified RYA Instructor.

Tom is currently a Committee Member of the Boat Safety Scheme Technical Committee as the national IMarEST rep, as well as being an ex-offio member of the Small Ships Group Committee for IMarEST. 

Tom specialises in all types of pre-purchase, condition and investigative marine surveys for private and trade customers.

Produced reports are accepted by all insurers, brokers and financers and are delivered within 7 working days in secure electronic format.

If you require a pre-purchase survey you will also receive an advance summary sheet to forward to the broker to aid any negotiation that results, and avoid delay in progressing with your purchase. You are welcome to be present at the time of survey and ask as many questions as you like. Please note Tom is unlikely to be able to complete pre-purchase work between Nov-March annually due to trade commitments. 


Tom’s PI and PL insurance cover exceeds the minimum recommended for industry standard. 
For private instructions, Tom operates in the Midlands and serves Warwickshire, Worcestershire, South-West Midlands and North Oxfordshire. Travel charges are generally inclusive; all costs are fully explained and agreed prior to commissioning work.

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For Trade instructions with large hire fleets, Tom offers a nationwide service across England, Wales and Scotland.

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email info @ smallcraftservices.com to enquire

Small Craft Services Ltd T/A Tom Keeling
Director - Tom Keeling

Registered in England and Wales No 7567705
Registered Address:  Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AU | 07976 631920