Jay Maitland is classified as a Surveyor Associate (SA) by the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®). He has completed the following courses at the Chapman School of Seamanship in Port Salerno, Florida:
Yacht and Small Craft Surveying
Fundamentals of the Damage and Claims Survey
Advanced Damage and Claims Survey
He is a certified American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) standards advisor, a member of the International Association of Marine Investigators (IAMI), a member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS), and is also a member of the Lawson Heritage Boating Center on Chautauqua Lake.
Jay established Lakeside Marine Surveys LLC after retiring from a 33 year career in law enforcement as a way to combine his professional background conducting and managing investigations with his lifelong interest in boating. Living near the south shore of Lake Ontario and owning property on Sodus Bay positions him to serve the Finger Lakes, Central and Western New York, and the Thousand Island regions.
Jay is committed to serving his customers by providing high quality, thorough, detailed, and objective surveys that exceed industry standards and provide the information needed to make decisions about a boat purchase or sale.