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Re: Seafarer 34 Purchase - Trampoline Deck Problem
I would consider the repair estimate very low, assuming you want a quality repair. Refinishing a repaired deck and cockpit is far more difficult and expensive than the hull - you are looking at the deck and cockpit, up close, all the time you are using the boat.
I would expect a proper repair, proper being one that is not immediately obvious every time you look a the deck, would cost at least three times the quoted estimate.
The boat is not worth anything more than the salvage value of the engine, maybe not that.
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