You should buy mine. Its one year older than you were looking for and slightly more but its worth it. These older formulas handle rough water really well, anyone can attest to that. I've been caught in 6-7's with an occasional 8 and the boat did great, I never doubted it.
1989 Formula 272 w/454's, basic bolt ons, new motors 5yrs ago, less than 200hrs on them currently, new paint, new interior, tube style swim plattform, 1200 watt stereo and more...