First time on the forum. I have an old Newport 16, I think it morphed into the Gloucester 16 in later life. Old enough that it does not have a hull number. Somehow an ear broke off the cast aluminummast foot. Does anyone know of a source for replacement parts? I will try to attach a picture.
I have a Holder 14 that has the same type of "step" that is on your Newport 16 and I prefer the "step" that I referenced above. It is quicker and easier to step the mast without having to insert a pin or bolt through the mast.