Sollars Marine Surveys is owned and run by Barney Sollars, a marine surveyor with over 35 years of marine industry experience including refit management, new build commissioning, round the world racing and boat building.
Barney is a member of the IIMS. (International Institute of Marine Surveying) and is an affiliate of the YDSA (Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association)He has a City and Guilds in Yacht and Boat Building, a Commercial Masters Certificate and a diploma in Yacht Surveying from the IIMS.
An experienced seafarer, Barney has operated in the spheres of sail training and private charter, he was a circumnavigating race skipper with Clipper Ventures and also spent over eight years with Oyster Marine as a commissioning skipper and manager before moving in to boat yard management and subsequently Marine Surveying.
Working from a base in Cowes he covers the Isle of Wight, South Coast and will travel further afield and worldwide if required.
His services are designed to be tailored to your situation, vessel and needs, all services will be discussed and agreed upon in detail before commencement.