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While your boat is a bit on the small side there is no reason why you could not benefit from a brief inspection by a surveyor who knows something about rigging and sailboats. If you are going to insure the boat you may need to have a survey for the ins. company (liability only through your homeowners/auto ins. agent is not a bad idea).
Having said that, there is a lot you can do yourself. One of our illustrious members has made a boat inspection thread with a lot of info in it: Boat Inspection Trip Tips
Part of the equation is what you intend to do with this boat. Having 'professionals' look at it should give you some peace of mind.
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