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post #5 of Old 02-16-2007
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Coastal crusing

Originally Posted by Dao
I've only owned my Newport 30 II for about four months. Most of the sailing I've done has been 3-4 hour daysails and conditions are usually not that bad. My previous sailboat was a Catalina 22 that I never took out of our bay.

I'd like to do coastal trips along the northern coast of California and was wondering how everyone thought Newport 30s do.

We have had our Newport 30 out in some rough weather at Channel Islands, It does very well and stays dry. Big waves 4-6 ft will make it attempt to spin due to the fin keel. Sterring takes a bit of concentration.
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