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Old 19-10-2013, 13:03   #1
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Newport 30 Sloops

Lookin at a very nice Newport 30 and I'm trying to figure out what common problems these boats have, how they handle, etc..

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Old 19-10-2013, 16:09   #2
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Re: Newport 30 Sloops

An inexpensively produced production boat but very roomy and depending on its care and upgrades could be a great bargain. Fuel tank was an issue with the one I was serious about buying at one time.

Pretty good sailer.
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Re: Newport 30 Sloops

I can say that for the same money, you could buy a Catalina 27. Better sailing, better construction.
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