For the benefit of those that might have been following this thread, I spoke with the OP, Fred, earlier this afternoon after looking at his prospective purchase
. As I discussed with him, the yacht had been ridden hard and put away wet, apparently many times. The exterior was in bad shape, more-so than simply cosmetics, with much of the woodwork evidencing rot
. The exterior was only a harbinger of what was below. There was virtually no surface on the interior
not flecked with, if not completely coated with, heavy black mold
. The yacht was filthy--literally--with semi-dried black oily muck caked in the bilges and standing putrid water
, with a good 1/2" of oil/sludge floating on it, in the engine
I could go on....
How someone could offer a yacht in such condition for sale