The couple paid $800 and trailered the neglected boat home. Immediately upon arrival, Jake and Tara Hurlin drained the swampy water sitting in the boat, then moved on to a deep cleaning and brief motor inspection. Exhausted, they took their prize to the nearest boat launch. “We needed assurance that it would float,” Tara said.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2016/04/20/You-Might-Need-Oars