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Rare 23′ Sailboat for Sale – MacGregor Yacht’s Venture of Newport (1980)

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      sherrybuchanan
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        Rare 23′ Sailboat for Sale – MacGregor Yacht’s Venture of Newport (1980) Swing Keel Cutter

        MacGregor Yacht’s Venture of Newport is a modern replica of the famous English pilot cutter rigs of the late 1800s (original sales ad). The pop-top cabin features six feet of headroom and sleeps five. Self-bailing cockpit. Draft is 5’ 6” with the keel lowered and just 18 inches when raised, allowing easy beaching and little chance of running aground.

        Work completed:
        Recently tuned outboard: new spark plug, carburetor, fuel tank
        All deck hardware re-bedded, including bowsprit
        Newly covered cushions
        Laminated chart table
        New hatch covers
        Newer lines

        Includes:
        3 original sails – headsails are blue/white striped and yellow – self tacking
        Tohatsu 4 Stroke 6HP Sail Pro X-Long Shaft (MFS6CSPROUL – New 2017 – $1822 originally)
        Large West Marine Dock box
        Pop top cover and boom tent
        Fancy wooden swim ladder (original)
        Rigging, dock lines, sail cover/bag
        Porta Potty
        4 Fenders

        Sailboat Data:
        https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/venture-of-newport-23/

        Photos:
        https://photos.app.goo.gl/QmnjGR8ScmDC3tp18

        Location: Walk 4, Slip 33
        Asking $5,000 firm – a lot of love and time has been put into this unique sailboat.
        Sherry Buchanan (owner)
        503-752-2452 (text okay)
        S/V Yellow Boat may be viewed by appointment only

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