Mike - I'll make it a CC if that is what you want. I'll also put solar panels for power generation if that is what you want!
I found a local guy selling a Yanmar 440 with 600hrs which should make this boat scoot right along.
Do you want a center pilot house with full walk-around or do you want a large forward cabin and a full trunk cabin but with an 18 -24" cat-walk just along the sides of the cabin? Maybe you want a traditional lobster cabin with just a single cat-walk up the starboard side? And seating for 6+2 inside the main cabin?
Thanks for the response. I can remember the old Bruno's with the balsa cores. If the thru hull fittings were caulked properly the core was ok. I've had only glass boats ie crusader, Lindsey and have always stayed away from cored boats for the reasons you mentioned. The age of the foam is what concerns me. Today's closed cell products are much improved.
I would have to guess there is othing wrong with the foreign on that hull because it has never been finished. If finished correctly it will last forever but resale value could take a hit because of not knowing how the boat was finished.