Mike Beijar, Marine Surveyor

Principal Surveyor

If you are an underwriter, adjustor, company marine surveyor, admiralty attorney, or are otherwise engaged in the marine insurance industry and need someone in the Tampa Bay, Florida area to make an inquiry into, or to review, a marine damage claim involving pleasure craft or small commercial vessels, we invite you to contact us (see our contact information below).

Mike Beijar (pronounced Bear) began work in the marine industry as a manager of a small marina in the Tampa Bay, Florida, area in 1972, and then began marine surveying of pleasure boats and small commercial vessels in 1977.

In 1982, he qualified, via experience and testing,  to join NAMS (National Association of Marine Surveyor), a professional association of Marine Surveyors, and became a NAMS-CMS (Certified Marine Surveyor). On three separate occasions, he served on the Board of Directors of NAMS, once as a Regional Vice-President and twice as a Regional Director. He also served on the membership screening committee, and was Chair of the Website & Communications Committee.

Channel markers don’t move

As a Marine Surveyor, he conducted PrePurchase and Marine Risk (Insurance) Condition & Value (aka C&V) marine surveys of pleasure boats and small commercial vessels including, but not limited to, yachts, fishing vessels, charter boats, head boats, small barges and tugboats, etc. He also conducted marine claims assignments for various insurance companies.

Sunk shrimp boat. Salvage operation in progress

In 2015, he ceased accepting assignments to conduct PrePurchase and Marine Risk surveys.

In 2016, after 33 years, he retired from NAMS as an active NAMS-CMS member.

Today, Mike Beijar only accepts marine claims assignments to make inquiry into, or review damage of, private pleasure craft and small commercial vessels.

To inquire about our Marine Claims Services via eMail, click here or on my name below.

We appreciate your interest in our marine claims surveying services. And we’re always willing just to answer your questions.

Mike Beijar

1456 South Keene Road • Clearwater, Florida 33756-2446

727.442.5210 (voice / text)