Sounds like a sleigh ride! Plumb Gut can either be a sling shot or a hammer...sounds like you got the latter.
Have fun in Newport! What's the return game plan?
If you stay on the connecticut side...check out Essex on the Connecticut River...nice entrance..( use the main channel near the lighthouse)
You can cross back over from there to Port Jeff! a great stop!
Your nautical Trivia quiz will be to name the ferries that come and go in port jeff.