Re: Would you buy a boat from eBay??
Our boat was listed with eBay, yacht world and one other. Different prices all. Ended up with eBay and won. It was half of the yacht world price. Only considered the boat after seeing it. 3 hour drive, Bought w/o survey. But, she passed the deck stomp test, the hands on smooth enough hull test, the new-never-used-sails-in-bags test, the motor looks good from here test, the dry as a bone bilge test, shiny keel bolt test, wiring is neat and tidy test, wow look at that fancy feathering reversible prop test, the cabin looks like it it had slip covers on it for 30 years test( it actually did), 5 yes count'em 5 anchor test....So we bought her. And with all that, we've been working on checking off the other list. The list of items needing fixing/refinnishing/upgrading. Next up, kiwi grip, new plexiglas/ lexan portlights, new forward hatch light, masthead anchor light.
'79 Camper & Nicholson 303, Blow'd up labor day
Sunfish just fine
Dyer Dow, crushed in Hurricane Sandy
Angler 204 Cuddy-, Crushed in Hurricane Sandy
Yes all true, No wonder no one will go on the water with me.