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  1. Sailboat Design and Construction
    I'm looking at a 1981 Newport 30 mark 2 as a potential purchase. I've read that the keel bolts in these boats were completely covered with a resin and asbestos mixture and should not be visible or accessible in any way. During my diy serve I looked in the bilge next to the dinette table and...
  2. Sailboat Design and Construction
    I was under the impression that the keel bolts are what hold the keel on the boat, but read elsewhere that the keel on the Newport 30 was attached with epoxy and fiberglass and that that is what really holds the keel on these boats. The keel bolts were used for alignment and to hold the keel in...
  3. Newport
    was wondering if anyone has information on getting a replacement guard that goes before the rudder. mine was broken off in a storm. i think is was made out of fiberglass. thanks Tim
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    I need to glue my rub rails back on they remove real easy to easy. So I took them off and clean them and the deck hull seem and now have to glue them back on What glue will do the trick so the don't come off under load. My boat is a Newport 30, 1976 vintage. Epoxy doesn't seem like the right...