The bottom has been sheathed in fibreglass which is reassuring in a boat of this age.
There is a step for a mast but no mast or sail is supplied. This is not a boat that would sail particularly well, though sailing not particularly well would still be preferable to firing up the small outboard that comes in the package.
There's a trailer and launching trolley, and it even comes with a canvas boat cover and a canvas bag to put the cover in.
There's obviously a lot of interest in Puddle as five bids have already been placed, pushing the price up to £770. The auction ends on Sunday.
Bidding reached £1,021.00 but failed to reach the reserve.
Puddle is back on eBay here, bidding starting at £450. Presumably the reserve price has been adjusted downwards - it will be interesting to see what happens this time round.
The boat has sold at £1,000 after a brisk auction - five bidders were after her.