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I enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in 1981, where I spent 11 of my 20 years of service in Alaska. I was stationed on five different vessels: 327 foot vessels to 110 foot patrol boats. During these years, I gained vast experience from spending time in shipyards and performing vessel inspections at sea, from large seagoing freighters all the way down to pleasure crafts. Knowledge of how a vessel is constructed is vital as damage control is a key component in vessel survival. I conduct vessel inspections thoroughly, looking for structural stability and operational effectiveness. My experience also includes conducting boardings on vessels, ranging from large factory trawlers down to small pleasure crafts, dealing with vessel safety issues and compliance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
In addition, I have experience conducting engine hall outs, major hull repair, complete vessel inspections, sea trials, rudder and prop replacements, general hull plating condition inspections, and vessel structural integrity inspections. I have also dealt with computer and electronic engine control systems and navigational aids, electronic charts, and thousands of hours of inspections of both US and foreign registered vessels.
Rex von Borstel
(Owner and Surveyor)