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Newport 17, 1978, Orange Beach, Alabama, $2,000, price reduced 10/29/09 to $1,600, sold 11/13/09

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1978 Newport 17

  • came from freshwater lake in Illinois
  • 4 sails- main, jib, multicolor medium air genoa and light air gennaker
  • Boat weighs approx 900 lbs- easily pulls behind compact car
  • Cabin sleeps 2 adults and 2 kids (has some cushions)
  • Mast can be raised singlehandedly and has mast keeper for trailering
  • Weighted retractable centerboard- raised and lowered in cockpit
  • Kick-up rudder w/ tiller extension
  • Less than 10" draft with boards up- easily beachable
  • Galvanized trailer
  • fresh bottom paint 9/09 for overnight use
  • needs mast spreaders reattached
  • great beginner boat for family or singlehander- got my first Newport 17 when I was 14!

    4 hp outboard, needs tuneup

    David, Thanks for the Newport 17 listing. She sold on craigslist for $1500 but, if this hadn't gone through, I had several solid prospects who found it on your site. Best to you and your family and Merry Christmas! -Ben Orange Beach, Alabama

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