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Gell coat crack
While gel coat cracks are quite typical in many boats, they are caused by several things, gel is too thick, too thin, drying out, stressed either from "working" or heavy object falling on that area. Since apparently the crack in question is not in a stressed area such as chainplates, etc., concern may not be warranted. While I would not condone the brokers comment I would also not condemn it. If your interest in the boat approaches purchase, have the surveyor check it out and get his expert opinion. You''re paying the surveyor anyway buy the boat or not, while the broker only makes his money if he sells it. :^)
From my experience with gel coat cracks, while they can be repaired they generally reappear in two, three years or so. I''m not expert in the area, but I would think that a boat only 7 years old would not yet have cracks in the gel coat.