Let's see some pictures, shall we?
Also, one bit of advice, if I may....
Summer is short. Get the safety and operational problems fixed and start sailing her as soon as you can. Worry about the cosmetic stuff later. Don't waste the summer!
1987 CS 36 Merlin "Kyrie"
"They drove a dump truck full of money up to my house. I'm not made of stone!" -Krusty the Clown