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Steve Hayes is a highly qualified marine surveyor, experienced in vessel survey services for the general public, financial institutions, insurance companies including damage claim work for marinas and other marine facilities.

He has had formal training in appraising, ABYC Standards, National Fire Protection Associations standards, rigging inspection, marine electrical inspections, wood hull inspection, and more


Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS)
America Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)


  • American Society of Appraisers, National USPAP training course, Amica Insurance Co.

  • ABYC Standards Accredited, Annapolis, MD

  • ABYC Corrosion and Materials Course, Mystic, CT

  • NFPA 301/302/306 Fire Protection Standards and Fire Investigation, Lincoln, RI

  • Hall Spars - Detailed inspection procedure for sailboat rigs, Marblehead, MA

  • Marine Electrical Systems, Newport, RI

  • Hamilton Jett Drive – Surveying and maintaining marine jet propulsion systems, Hingham, MA

  • USCG – Understanding US Code of Federal Regulations, Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Hinckley Yachts – FRP resin infusion systems, composite construction, Trenton, ME

  • King Marine – Invasive inspection techniques, core boring and laminate analysis, Verplank, NY

  • Sea Ray Yachts – Structural analysis and failure modes of various core materials, Lindbrook, NY

  • Marine Damage Claim Course 101 and 102, Essex, CT

  • Thermal Imaging Instruction and Equipment Demonstration, Mount Dessert Island, ME

  • ZF Marine – Marine Transmission and Pod System Analysis, Newport, RI

  • Wood Hull and Fastener Inspection and Repair Technique, Gloucester, MA

  • Fishing Vessel Annual Coast Guard Inspection and Surveyors as Third Party Inspectors, Gloucester, MA


  • Chairman, Town of Clinton Harbor Management Commission

  • Member, Connecticut Harbor Management Association

  • Member, State of Connecticut Dredging Advisor Board

  • Member, Duck Island Yacht Club, Westbrook, CT

  • Member, BPOE Elks, Westbrook Lodge 1784

  • Mystic Seaport Museum Member

  • Clinton Historical Society

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