Boatpokers 2.0 – Email Exchange

Welcome to Boatpokers


Enter the enchanted forest…

A place where you can ask any question and the wisdom of the ages will come to you in many forms. Sometimes in mere minutes. I have a bookshelf stacked with books on boats. But, none of them will respond to an email.

I started surveying 2010 and I have been an early subscriber, an unsubscribed critic, a re-subscriber, and now an owner. I consider the critic version of me, a fool. Where else can you post a question and get many answers from true, experienced, experts. Sometimes there are answers you can’t use, but there are always ones that you can.

This reflected email list is designed to allow easy interaction between a subscribing group of marine surveyors who are Boatpokers participants. To subscribe, contact Geoff Grainger (

The list is currently restricted to members in good standing of The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, Inc.® (SAMS®), The National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS), and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS).   However, it is not a function of any organization, it is not owned by them, and it is not managed by them.

As a condition of membership, you are expected to conduct yourself in a respectful manner.  The discussions on this reflector are not moderated.   Anything you post will go to everyone currently registered on the list. 

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