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Our Team

Rick Gorman Principal marine surveyor of Pacific Marine Surveyors has performed over 2,000 marine surveys and damage investigations from Santa Barbara to San Diego. His renowned knowledge and experience in the field has led to him being a leader in the surveying industry. He also has many years of practical experience owning boats, maintaining them, and sailing both offshore and coastwise.


Daniel Gorman is a graduate of California Maritime Academy, with a degree in Marine Engineering and a US Coast Guard 3rd Engineers Unlimited license. After graduating from the Maritime Academy, Daniel worked out at sea on commercial ships under his license. Daniel has now decided to come shore side and become a marine surveyor. 

Evan Wanamake joined the team in 2020 as a NAMS Apprentice after working in the commercial shipping industry for 10 years.  He graduated from the California Maritime Academy as a Marine transportation Major and holds a 1600 Ton Masters license.  



We follow ABYC, NFPA, USCG and the Code of Federal Regulations guidelines when inspecting any vessel. A written report, list of recommendations, fair market value, and photographs are furnished to the client within three (3) business days.


Our services include:

  • Pre-Purchase Survey

  • Insurance Survey

  • Appraisal Inspection

  • Damage Inspection

  • Cargo Damage Surveys

  • Consultation

  • Sea Trials


Contact Us



Pacific Marine Surveyors

6475 E. PCH #222
Long Beach, CA 908


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