Payment must be received prior to issuance of the report. A buyers survey is billed at time and expense and includes operation of the equipment and sea trials where the owner or broker pilot the boat. Condition and value surveys are billed based upon linear feet of the boat, plus mileage in excess of the first 50 miles. Reports include digital photographs. The current market valuation opinion is computed using the comparative cost method. Inspection criteria includes Federal regulations and ABYC standards.