Bimini for Newport 28mk II
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by drharney
5M ago
Man, its difficult to find a bimini and get the placement right on this boat. The backstays, or the winches are seemingly always in the way. Ive purchased two and couldnt get either to work. Has anybody had any luck? Bonus points for posting the exact one you have. Bonus Bonus points for... Bimini for Newport 28mk II ..read more
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In Search of Gooseneck Bracket to Connect Mast to Boom.
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by Flowbrook1
5M ago
Greetings! The gooseneck bracket on my 1979 Newport 30-2 is about to give way. I'm wondering if anyone knows where I can find a new part that is a direct fit? Perhaps it's an original part or remanufactured? Or if anyone has one that is extra and is in very good condition and is willing to sell... In Search of Gooseneck Bracket to Connect Mast to Boom ..read more
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Repair water damaged wood. Newport 30 MK III
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by vsfoster
5M ago
Can anyone give some advice on possibly re-staining or how to replace this wood under the/next to the chain plate? thanks ..read more
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Restoring holiday 19
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by spectret2
5M ago
well after three years of buying new parts and paint we are restoring sonictide, our Newport holiday 19/20. I thought I would post pics of the teardown to show others and post pics during restoration. any suggestions are welcomed. this will be my first restoration. my husband has helped his... restoring holiday 19 ..read more
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Newport 28mk2 stern tube diameter, pss selection
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by adamv
5M ago
Hi, I have a dripping stuffing box (1 every 5 seconds, even when i arrive at the boat, more when running). I'd love to have a dry boat and so a PSS seems attractive. Has anyone had any experience selecting one for this boat? The shaft looks to be 7/8ths according to the calipers but hard to... newport 28mk2 stern tube diameter, pss selection ..read more
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Newport 28 mk2 cruising speed
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by adamv
5M ago
I get the impression my boat cruises slower than those around me so I'd be keen to hear from other N28 owners who have the M18 what sort of speed they get at upper cruising revs. I'm generally around 4.2kts. (My boat doesnt have a tach but the throttle is at around 80%) Perhaps I'm being too... Newport 28 mk2 cruising speed ..read more
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Newport 28 mk2 masthead fittings
Sailboat Owners Forums » Newport
by adamv
5M ago
Hi I'm fitting an anchor light to my masthead- a friend sent up his drone to take pics and seems the best option is to mount a right angle bracket screwed into the side of the masthead. I can see two sets of screw holes (one already taken with a similar bracket used for the windex). From rough... Newport 28 mk2 masthead fittings ..read more
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Holiday 20 Save it or not?
Sailboat Owners Forums » Newport
by TeddyGVO
5M ago
You didn't want to see it when it was dirty. Pix(Hope they attach) are post-power wash. Brought it home from a friends house(Moving to where he could not take it.). I hated to just leave it there to be trashed. My neighbors are not loving me with two old boats and an old pop-up camper on my... Holiday 20 Save it or not ..read more
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Wooden sliding hatch door
Sailboat Owners Forums » Newport
by vsfoster
5M ago
I am about to embark on a ambitious endeavor on my old 1983 Newport Mk III 30' . First I want to make a companion way doors out of wood. next i want to make a wooden sliding hatch. Has anyone done this and does anyone have any plans? and any advice? My Boat [ATTACH type="full"... Wooden sliding hatch door ..read more
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Remote Monitoring with Security Camera
Sailboat Owners Forums » Newport
by vsfoster
5M ago
Has anyone put a wireless camera on their boat? i am looking at this one... Remote Monitoring with Security Camera ..read more
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