Detailed inspection checklist for mast, stays, spreaders, and deck-level hardware.
Short introduction to why you need a survey, what it consists of, and what options you have.
What you can expect from a survey and sea trial, with tips on attitudes - yours and the surveyor.
For wooden boats, here's a widely-supported set of forums on building/repair, designs/plans, people and places, and other topics. There is a lot of advice here, and the chance to ask your own questions. You can also search the back issues index by keyword, then order the issue or find it in your library.
Grab bag of tips and commentary on the steps in surveying a boat yourself and with a professional surveyor. Contains excerpts from hard-to-find bulletin board and newsgroup postings, as well as links to useful sites and vendor pages.