selling seems like a good idea unless you are just that attached to it. You say you have people in IL that you trust, why not leave it with them for the two plus years and let them take care of it? Even if you have to pay to ship it may be worth it
'97 Prostar 190 - LT-1
Prior boats - 2009 X14, 2008 X14, 2005 197, 1988 Tristar 190, 1989 Prostar.