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1985 Newport 30 Mark III Racer/Cruiser UPDATED!

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Indiantown , FL
Listed: 07-09-2019
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$23,600 US

The owner bought this boat in 2008

General condition and any additional information

Wind Spirit is a well-maintained 1985 Capital Yachts Newport 30 Mark III; a surprisingly spacious, fast masthead sloop beautifully upgraded for comfortable for cruising, coastal exploring and casual racing. With 63-inches of headroom, lots of storage, fresh-water vacuum head, energy-efficient fridge and pillow-top bedding, Wind Spirit is unique thirty-foot sailboat that feels like a much larger boat. We sailed her in the Abacos, Bahamas for several months and she performed beautifully.

After refurbishing her engine, we stripped the bottom and applied four coats of 63% copper barrier and and three coats of hard anti-fouling bottom-paint. Then installed PEX plumbing, Blue Sea electrical panels, Ultraleather cabin cushions/bedding, a custom teak head with a SailVac vacuum waste system, new standing and running rigging, efficient Engel refrigeration, and more for years of fun, reliable sailing. Wind Spirit looks as good in person as she does in the photos and is seaworthy today.

We are now living and working on another sailboat in a slip near Wind Spirit, so any time is a good time see her.Temporary air-conditioning while on the hard makes Wind Spirit a pleasure to see on hot days, too!

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

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Engel 42-Quart Counter-Top AC/DC Refrigerator/Freezer
Wind Spirit’s refrigerator draws a stingy 1-2 amps and is compatible with solar panels.
“One of the advantages of a compressor-driven portable refrigerator is that it can also serve as a freezer. And compared to thermo-electric coolers, they require fewer amps to do the job.” — Practical Sailor


* ProFurl 320 roller furler
* Custom, polished stainless dual-anchor roller
* 35-lb anchor with 150 ft. of 5/16” chain
* Custom chain locker w/ 18” drop
* Spinnaker halyard with Garhauer block
* New running rigging with heavy-duty Garhauer blocks
* New 1/4-inch standing rigging
* New heavy-duty, uncoated lifelines
* Tides Marine Mainsail Track, very slippery for easy use
* Dual high-lumens LED deck lights
* Marinebeam LED steaming light
* Aqua Marine LED anchor light
* Forespar Lightning Master Static Dissipater
* Garhauer boom-vang and blocks/deck organizer
* New Selden boom
* Polished 1/4 stainless sternrail support braces for secure boarding
* New Ritchie pedestal-mounted compass
* Edson pedestal wheel steering
* New engine panel for Universal M25 Diesel engine
* SmartPlug 30-amp shorepower connector
* Marine cockpit speakers (new)
* Vented propane locker
* Raymarine ST60 Speed display
* Raymarine ST60 Depth display
* Starboard cockpit table
* Custom closed-cell foam cockpit cushions made with Wind Spirit logo
* Teak companionway boards
* Sunbrella double companionway cover with zippered screen
* Remote RAM mike for Standard Horizon IGX1260S VHF
* 2-burner propane stove with an oven and broiler
* Ambassador mirror-finish deep, double sink
* Pressurized faucet with pull-out sprayer
* Fresh-waterand salt-water foot pumps
* 6-gallon water heater / 110-volt or engine heat exchanger
* Icebox converted to convenient food storage
* Energy-efficient Engel 42-qt. AC/DC refrigerator
* Custom pull-out garbage can with louvered teak door
* Fold-up utility table on galley island
* Xantrex Freedom HF 110-volt battery-charger/1000-watt inverter
* Two 130 AH 12-volt house bank batteries
* Dedicated engine battery with a Blue Sea ACR charge controlled
* Blue Sea AC control panel with voltage meters
* Blue Sea DC panel with voltage and amperage meters
* LED cabin dome/galley/reading lights
* Custom Ultraleather cushions that transform into pillow-top mattress beds
* New PEX fresh-water plumbing
* 50-gallon fresh water storage
* 30-gallon diesel fuel tank
* New prop shaft and cutlass bearing

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