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Anyone at the Newport show today or tomorrow?

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Re: Newport Show

I'll be there on Friday
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Re: Newport Show

Have they increased the number of sail exhibitors? Wasn't many the last time I was there....
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Re: Newport Show

I had to go on thursday (edit: now seeing that you posted this on thursday, oh well) because this weekend wasn't an option.

I think the sailboats have been pretty consistent over the last couple years and a decent showing in my opinion. Off the top of my head:

Morris, Hunter, Beneteau, Passport, IP, Salona, Hylas, Catalina, Jeanneu, J Boats. And I must be forgetting some (there were some one-offs, and day sailors out of the water too).

I thought the Salona 33 with the stainless steel structure was pretty interesting (not sure if I think it's positive or not but definitely interesting).

Made it onto the big Princess, 72' I think. Fun stuff.
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Re: Newport Show

Thinking of going sunday

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