For free, friendly, independent advice call Chris on: 07963 974 793

Chris Williams trained as a small craft surveyor in 2012 after completing a number of years as a Boat Safety Scheme examiner and Gas Safe registered marine gas engineer.

Holding a Small Craft Surveying diploma from the International Institute of Marine Surveying, Chris offers a comprehensive package of boat surveys plus Boat Safety Scheme examinations for all types of vessels including commercial and residential.

Operating primarily in Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire all inland waterway locations are covered.

Having lived and worked in the marine environment for many years, Chris’ accumulated knowledge and expertise helps ensure a professional and friendly service.

Feel free to contact Chris for free, independent advice and to discuss your requirements.

Ovation Boat Surveys Ltd
Mill Lane
LE12 7UX
Company reg:  09886377
Registered office as above
“Chris, this is to tell you that I was very satisfied with your safety inspection of my boat last month. You were prompt, thorough, helpful and courteous. I would recommend you to any boat owner needing a safety inspection or the modifications required to meet the safety regulations.” Robert Hawkins


“Clear information provided in advance of the test date. Chris arrived on time, as agreed, with the examination carried out in a professional manner. All paperwork was completed on my boat, so that my certificate etc was handed to me on the spot. I recommend Chris to other boaters with confidence, knowing he will offer a good service.” Beryl McDowall


“Chris, thanks for your prompt and efficient service, your info about the BCC is invaluable as this was our first experience of such matters. Thanks for your humor as well! Will gladly recommend your service to all. Thanks once again.” Neil Skerry


“Work well done will be in touch when boat safety due.” Florence

If you require gas system design, installation, service or repair please call Chris on 07963 974 793 or visit -