It's good that you have contact with the previous owner. Be sure that you cultivate that because trust me, you're going to have questions as you start to fix her up. What if any of the deck hardware
has been rebedded? When was the steering pedestal
last disassembled and inspected? When were the thru-hulls replaced? It goes on and on. Send them a nice note and a case of beer
to start off on the right foot.
I looked at the ad which is still up on Yachtworld
. She looks to be pretty clean for the most part. During your first warm season I would advise you to focus on making sure that she's watertight on the deck
top, rebedding as necessary. Also make sure that you don't have any slow leaks
in the freshwater system. The whole cabin
is built on the sole so slow leaks
can wreak unseen havoc on the sole and cabinetry.