Update: They sold
the wrecked boat
and bought a replacement for (wait for it) one US dollar.
Fair Use quote from an article dated March 21st, 2018:
" ... That’s because on Monday he signed over the title to the Lagniappe to Joseph Moore, owner of Disco Volante Marine
, who planned to begin to raise the wreckage this week. The engine
and fuel tank
, the main environmental concerns, were pulled up weeks ago.
Broadwell, Walsh and their dog, Remy, should be back on the water
soon. Mark Reinecke, a retired physician living in St. Petersburg, sold
them his cherished 1985 Cheoy Lee
Pedrick 36-foot sailboat the Odyssey for $1 after reading they’d come from Colorado, like he and his wife, and had a 2-year-old pug, which reminded them of their old pug, Chow. ... "
Full article here: Couple whose dream boat sank gets a bigger, better boat for a buck