Pierre Richard Expert Maritime graduated from the Chapman School of Seamanship and has been passionate about the marine sector for more than 20 years. He provides full marine inspection and marine expert services: marine expertise in insurances, expertise in the purchase or sale of boats, damage assessment, comprehensive diagnostic for marine mortgages, and more. Our devoted team is mandated to offer the best marine expertise available to you in the sector. Book an appointment now by filling out our online form.

Navigate Safely, GET A CLEAR PICTURE !

Reports by Pierre Richard Expert Maritime include recommendations to maximize the boaters’ safety. They also include a compliant and fair assessment in order to renew your insurance policies, to buy or to sell boats.

Marine expertise

Our complete understanding of the marine sector enables us to offer comprehensive services in terms of insurances, sales and purchases of watercrafts and more.

  • Diagnostic
  • Damage
  • Expertise
  • Complete Marine Inspection
  • Claims
  • Safety

Certified marine expert

Thanks to the rules of practice and strict regulations of the most prestigious associations in the field, your marine inspector writes expert reports based on updated new technologies and the ABYC and Transport Canada safety standards.

The Association of Chartered Marine Surveyors from Quebec (AIMAQ)

Pierre Richard Expert Maritime is a member of the Association of Chartered Marine Surveyors from Quebec (AIMAQ). This professional association has admission standards among the highest in Canada, a demanding code of ethics and rules of practice to provide and maintain the highest levels of professionalism.


BoatU.S. is the largest and oldest association for boaters. For more than 40 years, BoatUS has been focusing on providing the best marine services, offering significant cost reductions and helping to keep all North American boaters safe.


The ABYC aims to develop safe rules of practice and engineering standards for the design, manufacturing, maintenance and repair of small boats.

The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS) provides information and certifies its members in the marine inspection sector to set specific and strict standards in their practice.

Chapman School of Seamanship

The Chapman School of Seamanship is there to meet the various but increasing training or information needs of the marine industry experts and professional or recreational boaters.

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    Pierre Richard, AMS 1284
    Expert Maritime

    1068 Brassard Boulevard
    Chambly (Québec)  J3L 5Y1

    Tel. : 1 450 447-2587
    Cell. : 1 438 390-2587

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      Liability and Limitations

      1. All services and reports are provided for our named Client only.
      2. We shall undertake the services with reasonable care, skill and diligence, but we shall have no responsibility or liability whatsoever except insofar as the Client suffers loss or damage in consequence of our negligence, gross negligence or my our fault.
      3. The Client is responsible for all charges for boat movements, slipping, docking, removals, replacements and reinstatement work arising in preparation for and the process of the survey.
      4. Our liability shall expire 12 months after completion of the survey.
      5. We shall not be liable in respect of any breach of our obligations for any loss, damage, delay or expense of whatever nature whether direct or indirect (including but not limited to consequential or economic loss, loss of profit and loss of use).
      6. Under no circumstances shall our liability exceed the fees payable for the survey.
      7. All survey work undertaken shall be on terms that, unless otherwise stated in writing, no guarantee is given against faulty design, latent defects or of suitability of the vessel.
      8. Valuations are based on opinions only and are not representations of fact, nor do they carry with them any guarantee of the particulars or information on which our opinions are based.

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