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.

  • 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

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 a Marine Surveyor and why hiring someone who Builds Boats is your best bet". Which will be out in 2021.

Cardona Marine Surveys credential book
John wrote a book

"Boat Buying Tips for the Northeast", a practical guide for purchasing a new or used boat and what to look for. Will be released soon!!

Cardona Marine Surveys credential guide
Additional Research and Designs

In addition John is working on several designs and patents about advanced composite repair, design and construction, and speed coatings to help reduce drag and increase boat speeds.

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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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