There are many educated boat owners in here, so I think this is the best place to find quality advice. I have recently decided to sell my ocean boat, buy a river boat and build a cabin for my family to enjoy instead. But, getting the Seasport ready for winter, I could not get it to turn over and took it to a marine mech. It turns out the motor is seized. (Oil level is good, no water contamination, and it ran fine last run?)
So my question to a hypothetical potential buyer is, would it be better to install a new motor to sell, with a warrantee at full price, or sell it "as is" alowing the buyer to have the motor (and mechanic) of their choosing install one at a discounted price?
I just invested about 5 grand into the nav system this year, and am not super pumped about putting a motor in it as well, but I do want to be able to sell with a clear concience and know she will have a happy and proud owner.
What would you do?