Rob D.Dros
Hiswa Qualified Yacht Surveyor, Hiswa purchase expert

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Inspection of batteries and electrical installations

Rob D. Dros

Dros Nauticinspection company
  small yachts

Rob D. Dros

More than forty years of practical experience

Dros Nautic depends on the practical experience in the water sports business of Rob D. Dros, among which more than 25 years as a specialised expert in pre-purchase inspections. The company for surveys and valuations of small yachts, working ships and house-boats was founded in 1994.

Rob D. Dros is certified as Hiswa/NVEP Qualified Yacht Surveyor, EMCI-certified surveyor and Register Assessor by the Foundation “Verenigd Register van Taxateurs (VRT)” (Dutch Valuers Registry).

Education and training

After graduating from the Netherlands Maritime Academy (Hogere Zeevaartschool) and completing various ANWB/KNWW water sports training courses, Rob Dros attended several specific technical trainings, such as the training for certificate Marine Gas Safety pleasure yachts and applications yacht engines, yacht rigging, steel construction, aluminium construction, wood construction and GRP construction. Besides that he followed several courses from Hiswa and NVEP to keep up with current developments.

Rob D. Dros is EMCI certified Marine Mediator.


Safety and enjoying sailing are inextricably linked to hands-on knowledge of sailing, engine manoeuvring, handling instruments on board and safety and to carrying out small and large repairs. Knowledge transfer is guaranteed due to the long-time experience of Rob D. Dros. He is one of the authors of the well-known book Leidraad voor Zeilers. Several of his articles have been published in aquatic magazines such as YachtFocus Magazine and Yacht Vision.

Make an appointment with Rob D. Dros

Call Rob D. Dros at +31 6 22 48 04 32 for questions about a survey of your boat.