Text: 757-333-1830 • FAX: 800-889-3231 Pete@EavesMarine.com
Society Accredited Marine Surveyors

Marine Survey • Boat Survey • Marine Surveyor • Boat Surveyor
Phone - Text: 757-333-1830 • FAX: 800-889-3231
E-Mail: Pete@EavesMarine.com
35 Tanglewood Drive, Norfolk, VA. 23666

Norfolk – Hampton – Newport News – Portsmouth – Chesapeake – Virginia Beach - Southern Chesapeake Bay – Hampton Roads – Tidewater

E. Peter Eaves, III – President of Eaves Marine Solutions, Inc.

E. Peter Eaves III,  Accredited Marine Surveyor
Member of the The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS)

1416 E. Ocean View Ave,
Norfolk, VA. 23503
Phone: 585-746-7464 • FAX: 800-889-3231


Additional Skills at Eaves Marine Solutions, Inc.

Hands on, practical experience includes, but not limited to, the following:

Equipment Operated

  • Numerous hydraulic trailers both power and sail, in yard and over the road.
  • 80 Ton Kleeco
  • 50 Ton Marine Travel Lift
  • 40 Ton Acme Travel Lifts
  • High Lift
  • Pettibone Crane
  • CMF Lifts
  • Fork Trucks.
  • Tractors, loaders, small shovels, pay loaders

Additional Skills:

  • Have written 1000’s of estimates for complex repair jobs
  • Estimates are written with detailed line items that could be converted into work orders.
  • High level of expertise in all aspects of structural and cosmetic repairs
  • Match gel-coat and paint, applied all types of marine paint and finishes
  • Trained dozens of skilled and unskilled employees
  • Managed and scheduled haul and launches for 1000’s of vessels
  • Managed and maintained grounds and buildings of 100,000 SF of buildings (10 buildings at 4 locations on 30 acres).
  • Step and un-step masts
  • 34 years experience marketing own business.
  • Participated in permitting process and installed floating break wall at Sodus Point Marina
  • PDIC certified diver.
  • Salvaged sunk and beached boats
  • Maintained and built both floating and pile docks
  • Managed numerous subcontractors
  • Managed million dollar plus annual budgets’
  • Managed brokerage business at marina location

E. Peter Eaves, III – President of Eaves Marine Solutions, Inc. Professional Resume

E. Peter Eaves III
1416 E. Ocean View Ave,
Norfolk, VA. 23503
Phone: 585-746-7464 • FAX: 800-889-3231

Objective: Summary of 35 years of Marine Industry Service.

Professional History:

2002 – Present, President Eaves’ Marine Solutions, Inc.
A marine consulting firm specializing in marine services:

  • Marine Surveys
  • Job Management
  • Damage Appraisals
  • Insurance Adjustment
  • Insurance Investigation

2008-2009 Service Manager Katlynn Marine, Inc.
Sodus Point, NY 14555

Temporary assignment was to assist in training employees and help develop the service department at a 220-wet slip marina and marine construction company.

2005-2007 Service Manager Shumway Marine, Inc.
60 Marina Drive, Rochester, NY 14617

Assignment was to work with existing personal to enhance marina customer relations, as well as grow the service department. Sales in the service department grew considerably during my two year tenure. Shumway Marine is the premier full-service marina on the south shore of Lake Ontario, hosting 240 wet slips. The facility performs (via travel lift) over 400 hauls and launches per year.

1980 – 2003 President Great Lakes Boat Repair, Inc.
Sodus Point, NY 14551

The owner/operator of the largest marine repair center in Upstate New York; specializing in structural, cosmetic and mechanical repairs for both power and sail, fiberglass, aluminum, steel and wood vessels.

Highlights of Tenure:

  • Employed up to 26 technicians and was personally responsible for managing and scheduling of repair jobs.
  • Prepared thousands of repair estimates for:
  • Marine Surveyors
  • Claim Adjusters
  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Warranty
  • Designed and built a 16,000 SF state of the art repair center including a down draft paint booth, a glass bead blast room, air purification systems throughout, and filtered wastewater systems.
  • Conducted multiple training seminars for marine surveyors and insurance adjusters.
  • Investigated and reviewed marine repair companies and their estimate work upon the request of Insurance companies.
  • Acted as an expert witness and arbitrator for Insurance companies.
  • Managed out of state repairs

1995 – 2003 President Pier Pointe Marina, Inc.
Sodus Point, NY 14551

  • Managed and owned a marina with 180 wet slips
  • Responsible for annual hauling, winterizing and storage of boats for marina customers
  • Transported both power and sail over land and water.

1978 – 1980 Technician Krenzer Marine
Sodus Point, NY 14555

  • Various stages of repair technician

Practical Experience: Raced both power and sail boats in numerous Yacht Clubs

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