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  1. gate valve won't close - 1977 Newport 28

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi Folks. First post. I just purchased a 1977 Newport 28. Upon changing the holding tank hoses I quickly found out that one of my gate valves isn't fully closed despite the handle being turned to fully closed. So I quickly ran some hose above the waterline and plugged it (before the boat sank)...