Is Newport 30 a good boat?
The Newport 30 is a decent boat but nothing amazing. If he is asking $20K it’s not grossly overpriced but certainly not a bargain, either. Also, never rely on a survey commissioned by the seller.
Can a Catalina 30 cross the ocean?
From my experience with a Catalina 30-Tall, it handled very well in Chesapeake Bay, but an ocean going boat it ain’t! Way too light, didn’t like a following sea at all, especially when the waves got to about 10 feet.
Are Newport sailboats good?
The Newport 28 is a good sailing boat with a spacious, well-thought-out interior. Best of all it’s affordable. Sure, it’s a production boat and the construction detailing is not the best. But for those looking for an entry-level boat in this size range, the Newport 28 represents a fine value.
Can you sail a Catalina around the world?
Realistically yes, a 22 foot sailboat can do it – but you’d want the 8,000 lb full keel, heavy-built kinds, not a C22, if you were asking for a personal reason. You’d have to do more modifications to it all over that it would just make sense to buy a sturdy sailboat.
How big is the water tank on a Newport 30 Mk III?
The Newport 30 Mk III is a blue water cruiser evidenced by a 70 gal water tank and a 32 gal fuel tank. Most boats that size have about 15 and 8 gallon capacities respectively. Didnt get the boat new, so not sure what the original looked like, but at somepoint the hull/deck joint was reinforced with glass mat.
Is a 1982 Newport 30 mklll a good boat?
Owner’s Review for 1982 Newport 30 MKlll Contact: Gary Zerbst Good overall boat, I’ve had no problems except a blister peel which is still drying after 10 months even as I type this. Bought it new in 82 and still have it. I intend to keep it for another 18 years or so until I am no longer able to sail her in my geriatric years.
Is the Newport a good boat to buy?
The Newport is a great boat for daysailing, coastal cruising, and even racing, but the boat will beat your kidneys out going to weather in a blow. STARBOARD!! For the most part, Capital Yachts purchased the tooling for obsolete boats from other manufacturers and produced generally value oriented models.
What happened to the Newport Redline 41?
After a failed attempt to convert the 41 to a racer/cruiser by Enterprise; the molds were sold again to Capital Yachts and built for over 20 years as the Newport 41. The hull construction remained the same as the Redline 41. Mull designed the 30 and 33 to fill out the Newport fleet for Capital Yachts; the 28 and the 41 were C&C designs.