My husband and I are new to sailing and have the opportunity to purchase a 74 Cal 27 T2 Doghouse. What issues should we be on the look out for? Pros / Cons? Also what is a fair price to pay for a boat in the water in fair condition? Lastly, we would at some point like to make the trek thru the inside passage up to Alaska from Northern Washington. Can this boat handle that trip? Any help is greatly appreciated.