Originally Posted by hellosailor
You like the boat, it looks clean, argue about price, give the man a deposit, and get a survey. The price might be high but "condition condition condition" if the boat really is solid and sail-away ready...That's hard to find too.
My thoughts as well. I have two other S2's to check out first (another 9.2c in WA for $19k and an 8.0c for $5500 in Point Roberts), but if neither look good, I'll call the owner and tell'm exactly that. Will give'm a deposit for sale, pending survey and a sea trial. Sure wish I knew how to sail