Newport 28/28 II
While initially there were questions about quality, the 28 is a good entry-level cruiser-racer for those on a budget.
There is a strong family resemblance between the Newport 28 and other C&C designs of the same period. In addition to the Newport 28, Capital built the Newport 41, another mid-1970s C&C design. The styling of both boats is characterized by the sweeping attractive sheerlines for which C&C is justifiably known.
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