I noticed a Searunner
31 in California for sale
on EBAY last week with a min bid of $14,000. It just relisted with a min bid of $10,000. If I was in California
, I would go and look at it, but it would be stupid for me to buy a boat now while I'm still in the desert
. I would also have to get it to Costa Rica
. I have heard a lot of good things about the Searunner
31 though so if anyone is looking for one, it might be worth checking into. I had some crazy thoughts about demounting the amas and shipping
it by container or even putting it on a trailer with the amas demounted and towing it down there. However I sold my truck and trailer when I moved to Costa Rica
...Basically the costs of shipping
and Costa Rica import taxes
would be prohibitive. If I were there right now and ready to use the boat it might feel different.
I am curious about a few things with the boat. The current
owner says "EXCELLENT PROFESSIONAL CONSTRUCTION I WAS TOLD IN WAS BUILT IN BROWN'S SHOP AT THE TIME. FINDING A BROWN OF THIS QUALITY AND COMPLETENESS IS JUST ABOUT IMPOSSIBLE FROM WHAT I CAN SEE."
Did Brown ever have a shop that built Searunners?
Is composite construction the typical hull construction method for the Searunners and is that epoxy over plywood?
What are your impressions of the boat if you checked it out on EBAY?