note Not what I'd call a smoking deal but compared to paying retail for just the boat...
and everything, especially the skirt and paddle need to be in great shape.

If the skirt is crappy and difficult to get on the boat... it would be much less of a good deal.

I'm not familiar with the drytop.

I think the sizing is probably OK but big boats are in so an 8.1 would probably work too. There's a little bit of personal preference involved.