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Originally Posted by salamandyr View Post
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I've got a line on what is reported to be a 1976 Ericson, .

Assuming you mean Newport? They made a 28 and a 30 (among others, of course)... the 28 is a C&C design, I believe the 30 was Gary Mull.

They look quite different. Here's the 28 (which could well measure at over 29 feet with the bow pulpit overhang)



..And the 30:

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