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I would not expect much from any web sites, this is the first I've seen of such, although i've used CARFAX for a few years. I don't think the boat sites would have much of use.
One suggestions to research a boat, is get the name(s) of prior owner(s) off the documentation, and try calling them to chat about their experience with the boat. Depending on the flavor of their experience with the current seller, there's a chance that they will give you some useful history of the boat. If nothing else, you can verify any info/history given by the seller.
Then again, you might tell the board what it is that you have your eye, and you'll at least get generic comments on known pluses/minuese.