a beautiful boat should sail forever.
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After owning Western Way for the past 20 years the time has come for us to move to the "Dark Side". We sold our Newporter hull # 71 and have purchased a motor boat. They say the happiest times for a boat owner are the day you buy it and the day you sell it. For us every day we sailed was happy. Selling it was not easy and for everything we put into it, It was a sad time. However as well designed and constructed as the Newporter is the…Continue
Posted on September 19, 2018 at 10:56pm — 2 Comments
I have the two Geno winches, The main sheet winch and the main halyard winch that I replaced on Western Way. I have changed the main halyard so I can raise the sail and reef from the cockpit. Lines lead to the top of the pilot house. I replaced the Geno winches with self tailing ones. If anyone wants the old winches - give me a call or email me and we can work out something. I will donate them if you pay for shipping and plan to use them on a Newporter. Phone 207 469-3749 or…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2017 at 10:54pm
I have been on the computer getting together photos for the broker. Sadly after 20 years - 5 in rebuild and 15 sailing and constantly upgrading I am serious about selling Western Way. She is in excellent shape and has been a fantastic cruising platform for my wife and I but we are getting to the age where I need to downsize. I do plan to launch this May for the last season unless she sells. We are going over to the dark side and I plan to get a trawler type yacht probably about 30 feet…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2017 at 8:51pm