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Forum: Newport   03-22-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
Haven't started the windows yet -- waiting for...

Haven't started the windows yet -- waiting for the weather (and the boat) to dry up. looking on the Sikaflewx website, it loos like they recommend having something to protect the compond from UV...
Forum: Newport   01-18-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
Thanks, I'll look more closely at the rubber. Did...

Thanks, I'll look more closely at the rubber. Did you pull out all of the rubber in chunks, or just the part to the sides of the plexi? Seems like if you pull it all out, there would be nothing to...
Forum: Newport   01-18-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
It's mine!

So, I bought it Dec 1. So far, I'm really pretty happy. I really like the layout and feel of the cabin (and all the teak), the cockpit size and layout, how its equipped for the most part. Have only...
Forum: Newport   11-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
Yes, I'm trying to get through the buyer's...

Yes, I'm trying to get through the buyer's remorse before I commit... I've looked at Catalina 30s, various Islanders, even a Westsail 32 partnership (wasn't much fun on the bay), plus a lot of...
Forum: Newport   11-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
He was on board, and suggested reefing the genoa,...

He was on board, and suggested reefing the genoa, which as I said seemed to do the trick. I was only concerned about this because I had read this was a problem with Newports. I don't have enough...
Forum: Newport   11-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
I've been looking for 3 months at 28-30 footers,...

I've been looking for 3 months at 28-30 footers, and I like this boat the most of the bunch for cockpit and cabin layout, sails and rigging, etc. If I buy a 30' for $16k, new sails and rigging (which...
Forum: Newport   11-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
He was fine with no deposit, but I'd be out the...

He was fine with no deposit, but I'd be out the $800 for haul and survey. Things like the windows, wiring, water heater , stove repair (parts?) and sole I can do myself (mechanical...
Forum: Newport   11-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
My offer was contingent on the sea trials and...

My offer was contingent on the sea trials and survey, so I have an out.
Forum: Newport   11-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By sailorpilot
About to buy a N33 -- getting cold feet?

Hi all,

I've just joined this forum because I'm in the final stages of buying a '83 Newport 33. I like the boat a lot, but am having a hard time deciding if this is a good deal. This will be my...
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