Certified Master Marine Surveyor, CMS, MMS

Credentials Cardona Marine Surveys


Cardona Marine Surveys is run by John Cardona, a seasoned marine repair professional, marine repair expert, Certified Master Marine Surveyor and a high performance boat designer and boat builder.

  • (Inventor of Advanced Composites Testing Machine, PATENT PENDING)
  • MMS, (Certified Master Marine Surveyor), U.S. Surveyors Association
  • CMS (Certified Marine Surveyor) with the ACMS , Association of Certified Marine Surveyors
  • Member of the (ASNE), American Society of Naval Engineers
  • Member of (IAMI), International Assoc. of Marine Investigators
  • Member of the (ABYC), American Boat and Yacht Council
  • Member of the (ABBRA), American Boat Builders and Repairers Association

Additional Credentials

  • Marine Accident Investigation Training, ABYC
  • NY Marine Insurance Claims Adjuster Training, NYS
  • Fiberglass Boat Builder & Repair professional
  • Wooden Boat Repair professional
  • Generator installer and maintenance professional
  • Air Conditioning installer and maintenance professional
  • Bow thruster installer and maintenance professional
  • Master Marine Electrical Specialist
  • Shell Engine Oils, Lubrication Academy
  • Boat Hull designer and repair expert

Courses Offered by John Cardona

  • Advanced Fiberglass and Composite Boat Inspection for Senior Marine Surveyors (Group and individual rates available)
  • Advanced Fiberglass and Composite Boat Inspection for Yacht Designers and Repair Professionals (Group and individual rates available)
  • Composite Aircraft and Aerospace Structures Inspection for Aircraft Manufacturing Professionals (Group and individual rates available)

John has also designed, prototyped and built advanced hydroplane racing boats, and marine components.

More Credentials

Cardona Marine Surveys book
John's Yacht and Boat Guide

The definitive guide; "How to Choose the Correct Boat" and why hiring a marine surveyor who Builds Boats is your best bet". will be out in soon!

Transom Delamination
Thermal Imaging

We perform a Thermal Image inspection of the Hull Sides, Hull Bottom, Transom, Decks and any accessible stringers and frames. This is all looked at from a Boat Builders standpoint. In addition, we can provide Thermal Imaging Consulting services for new builds, custom builds and general thermal imaging consulting on boats.

Cardona Marine Surveys credential guide
Additional Research and Designs

John is working on several designs and patents, advanced composite repair, design and construction, and speed coatings to help reduce drag and increase boat speeds, both for civilian and military use.

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What Makes Cardona Marine Surveys Different ?

Cardona Marine Surveys offers professional marine surveys and has been providing quality, professional marine Surveys and Custom Fiberglass Design and repairs for over 25 years in the NY area and Surveys nationwide.

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