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I h ad this Lotus until the Auckland storm hit, and wrote it off. The hull was badly damaged and the quote for repair was over $50 grand. It's a wooden boat and the hull was pulled off the stringers and keelson. It was "repaired" by a bloke who bought it off the insurance company, in a week and has been sold on. I have been unable to determine who the new owner is. I'm concerned that someone has bought it and doesn't know that the repairs have only been done on one side, and the other, under the water tank and sink etc has not been done. I'd hate to think of someone out in it in rough weather. Yeah- I know its' "buyer beware" and that people should get a survey done, but sometimes it just doesn't happen. If anyone knows of the new owner, and can get them to get in touch with me, I'd appreciate it, for safety's sake. cheers Alibaba
A GRP Lotus 9.2 has come across my radar as a possible purchase but I have no personal experience of them. What are they like to sail single or short handed? How tender are they? How wet are they? How do they handle heavy weather? Could they get a Cat 1 if desired? Any issues or things to be aware of as they have aged? Weak points? What's the current purchase price range, not the advertised price range?