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Hoopers Yachts
599 Manning Ave S, Afton, MN 55001
Phone (651) 436-8795
Toll Free (800) 377-8795
1987    NEWPORT 27 MKIII "Saline"  $14,000.00 
Hull & Deck : White w/gray nonskid  File Number: 3067 
Stripe Color: Blue  Located at : Bayfield WI  
LOA: 27' 2" LWL: 22' 0" BEAM: 9' 3" DRAFT: 5'2
SA: 366² RIG: Masthead Sloop HULL: Monohull Ballast:
Displacement: 6000 KEEL: Fin
Saline is a deep draft, tall rig racer/cruiser sloop that really is quite fast.  Within club racing she almost always wins something in her PHRF division.  She’s an affordable, comfortable sloop with years of enjoyment left in her.  There were two interior configurations offered by Capital Yachts, a California company.  Saline has the aft cabin model with a large, privately enclosed quarter berth cabin, main salon with port and starboard settee berths and a double forward cabin with twin berths which all sleep a total of 5. Storage beneath berths. The teak bulkhead mounted table is center mounted. There are lush teak appointments throughout w/teak & holly sole. Sliding doors with cane inserts enclose cabinetry shelves. The head is completely private with easy to clean fiberglass surfaces and is located aft in the main salon to port.  The galley stove (starboard) and sink & ice box (port) are located between the main salon and the head and aft cabin.  She has a nice looking shear, with flush deck. The keel is fin made of lead and the rudder is hung inboard the transom – spade style.  She has a single spreader deck-stepped Isomat spar, self-reefing boom and rigid vang.  The boat has mid-boom mainsail sheeting with traveler atop the companionway.  Shrouds are carried inboard better for walking forward and for a tighter sheeting angle for sailing to weather. There are two deck hatches and two opening ports all with screens. This boat is pretty complete, in good condition for her age and had had a fair amount of upgrades.  Affordable for sure and large enough for cruising most anywhere.  She is located now on Lake Superior and slips are readily available in that area for boats this size.  Owner is selling because of bad back and cannot sail anymore.  
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Universal 18 HP M-18 Diesel Inboard w/13x12 folding prop, back up 3-bladed prop, SS ¾” shaft on strut & 15 gal aluminum fuel tank.  Front engine mount and cutlass bearing replaced in 2017
Steel Cradle
UK Mainsail w/Blue Cover (Lazy Jacks incl, but not installed)
UK 130% Genoa
UK 140% Genoa
UK Lapper
UK Spinnaker (never out of bag)
2nd Mainsail
Inboard Genoa Tracks
Halyards lead aft to Cockpit
Furlex 100S Roller Furling Unit
2 Lewmar #40 2-spd/ST Primary Winches
3 Cabin Top Lewmar #7 winches
2 Winch Handles & 2 Winch Handle Holders
Pedestal Compass
Std Horizon VHF Marine Radio (2016)
Raymarine Dragon Fly #7 Fish Finder/Chart Plotter/GPS (2016)
Raymarine Auto Pilot
Wheel Steering w/guard & Blue Pedestal Cover
Bow & Stern Rails w/Double Lifelines w/port & stbd boarding gates
SS Transom Mounted Swim Ladder
2 Solar Vents
30A Shore Power w/40’ cord
Dual Battery 12v Electrical System w/110v Charger
AM/FM Radio
Manual Fresh Water System w/25 gallon tank
Coleman LPG 1 burner stove
Origo 2-burner stove (never used/stowed)
Top Loading Ice Box
4 Deck Hatches & 4 Opening Ports w/screens
(2015) Jabsco Marine Head w/20 gal holding tank
Fortress Anchor w/200’ rode & galv chain
2nd Fortress Anchor w/200’ rode & galv chain
Deck Anchor Locker & Anchor Roller
4 Dock Lines
4 Boat Fenders
1 Boat Hook

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