Ben Sutcliffe-Davies

Ben Sutcliffe-Davies

Ben Sutcliffe-Davies is a marine surveyor and a full member of the Yacht Brokers, Designers & Surveyor Association (YDSA). He has also trained as a boatbuilder and has worked in the marine industry for over 35 years.

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Boat ventilation is essential if you plan to stay onboard a yacht, especially in winter when heaters are in use

Proper boat ventilation and a decent carbon monoxide alarm are essential for any yacht with accommodation, says Ben Sutcliffe-Davies

A seacock on a Bavaria Vision 42

After discovering a range of popular misconceptions online, Ben Sutcliffe-Davies explains the importance of fully understanding your seacocks and whether they are fit for purpose

A yacht surveyor checking the hull during a yacht survey

Having a yacht survey can be stressful without the right preparation. Ben Sutcliffe-Davies explains how to get the best advice for your money

Servicing a Blakes seacock

Keep your Blakes seacocks in top condition with a regular service. Marine surveyor Ben Sutcliffe-Davies shows us how