Originally Posted by sailingdog
I'd point out that most of the boats on eBay are sold AS IS and generally do not allow for a survey and sea trial....
After the other responses, I do realize that. But getting access for a visual inspection is not unreasonable, and this guy has not even responded to simple request to see the boat. Apparently others are willing to take more risk than I am. The boat is really too far away for me anyway.