Boat Details

30′ Newport 30 MKII



Yacht World Number: 2426-3526598
Located In: La Paz, BCS, Mexico
Year: 1977
Hull Material: Fiberglass

This Sailboat was built by Capital Yachts in Harbor City, California as the Newport 30 Mark II or Phase II and later as the Mark III. It is part of a family of Newport Sailboats. A remarkable feature of the Newport 30 is its construction. It pioneered the style of build that would later revolutionize the industry leading to boats like the Catalina 27, 30 and others that would keep ownership costs down and provide a relatively inexpensive and trouble free ownership experience when compared to similar vessels. If your Looking for an Entry Level, Quality Sailboat, this boat is for you. Be sure to click on full specs to see all she has to offer.

She is located right here in the heart of cruising paradise. World class fishing, diving and snorkeling await you here in La Paz, Mexico, aka the gateway to the Sea of Cortez. Dozens of gorgeous anchorages and small villages with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Let us, the experts in yacht ownership here in Mexico, show you how easy it is to begin your cruising dreams today.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think! Call for details.

La Paz Yachts
Division of Mazatlan Marine Center
Marina de La Paz
La Paz, BCS, Mexico 23000
011 52 (612) 123-1948
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Full Specs


Designer: Gary Mull
Keel: Fin

LOA: 30 ft 6 in
Beam: 10 ft 6 in
LWL: 26 ft 4 in
Minimum Draft: 4 ft 9 in
Displacement: 8500 lbs
Headroom: 5 ft 10 in

Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 2GM20
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 100
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Engine Power: 18 HP

Maximum Speed: 5 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (60 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (18 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 (15 Gallons)


Bench settee on starboard side
Bench seats for 4 on port side
Rotating table mounts between port bench seats
Port side bench seats convert to bed (sleeps 2 comfortably)
Hanging locker
Dickinson Marine Newport Solid Fuel Heater Wood burning stove
2 clothing drawers
Teak and hardwood panels and trim
1 large hatch in main cabin, 1 hatch in V-berth
Mirror mounted in V-berth
V-berth cushions have extra-thick foam inserts for sleeping comfort
Storage under seats and bedding area
Sleeping for 6 people (2 in V-berth, 2 in main cabin, 1 on side settee, 1 in quarter berth)

Jabsco marine head-twist and lock, bought new in 2017.
Marine head attached to 15 gallon holding tank. Waste flows into holding tank. To empty holding tank, use the manual hand pump under portside V-berth cushions.
Molded sink
Manual water hand pump (whale) in bathroom sink

All cushions in excellent condition. 10 piece set custom designed for boat in 2016. Navy blue marine-grade material with extra firm foam inside.


  • 2-burner Origo 3000 2-burner stove mounted on mini-fridge. Origo runs on alcohol.
  • Many extra gallons of stove alcohol on boat and in dock box.
  • Ice chest: adjacent to sink / 3 bags of ice will fit in lower ice container / keeps food area chilled for 4-5 days. Ice chest drains into bilge.
  • Laminated counter top
  • Molded sink
  • Manual water hand pump (whale) in kitchen sink (installed new in 2019)



  • VHF Radio with Shakespeare antennae
  • Raymarine Tiller pilot ST2000 (bought new 2017). This can be mounted on the tiller. Installation parts are in 2nd drawer.
  • Horizon (DS-1) depth finder with 200khz transducer (just installed re-furbished panel in 2018).

  • 12-volt battery bank (starting battery and deep cycle battery)
  • Bilge pump (Water witch electronic sensor/ West Marine 800 gallons/hour pump, both purchased new in 2017)
  • 20 watt solar panel with Sun-Saver controller (works great, keeps batteries topped off on anchor)
  • Dual 12 volt battery switch
  • Mast steaming light and anchor light (LED)
  • Running Lights
  • Stern Light
  • Cabin lights (incandescent and LED)
  • AC/DC switch panel
  • 12 volt DC to 120 volt AC inverter
  • Dockside power with cord (30 amp)
  • Multiple 120 volt outlets
  • Insignia flat screen TV with TERK digital antennae, TV plugs into brown extension cord, which then plugs into outlet near fridge

  • Raw water cooled Yanmar engine is in very good condition. 2 cylinders @ 18 hp
    On 3/27/2019, owner replaced oil and oil filter and installed new belts. Engine uses Chevron 400 Delo oil. Extra oil on board. Extra belts and Yanmar oil filters on board.
  • Propeller: 12 inch diameter, Michigan 2-blade sailor, installed new 2017, propeller shaft is 7/8 inch. I place a single 7/8 shaft zinc anode on shaft to minimize corrosion, an extra zinc anode is in first drawer.
  • Racor primary fuel filter: extra Racor fuel filter and secondary Yanmar fuel filters in storage under settee.
  • Outboard engine: Honda 2.3hp. Bought new 2017, light-weight and fuel efficient. Has less than 30 hours on engine. Extra fuel for outboard on boat.
  • 5 additional 5-gallon diesel jerry cans (for long distance cruising, 4 of these are filled with diesel)
Rigging and Sails
Rig: Masthead sloop
Dacron sails (headsails are hanked on)
1 full battened main sail (in great shape)
1 half battened back-up main sail (old but worth having on board for emergency)
130% Genoa headsail
90% headsail
40% headsail (I use this as storm headsail)
4:1 Main sheet on deck mounted traveler
2 self-tailing Lewmar winches (for headsail sheets)
Boom-vang (4:1)
Selden aluminum mast and boom
winches/cleats mounted on mast for halyards

Ground tackle:
Main anchor is a 30 pound Danforth, spare anchor 22 pound Danforth
100 feet of hot dip galvanized chain (bought new in 2009, great condition)
300 feet of 3-strand nylon rode attached to chain
anchor roller mounted on bow
anchor holder mounted on bow sprit
Back up anchor: 22 lb Danforth and 8 lb Hooker
2 small dingy anchors stored in hanging closet


  • T shape cockpit
  • Tiller mounted on rudder post near stern, new tiller installed in 2019.
  • Dive ladder mounted on stern
  • Removable table
  • Large lazarette for storage
  • Compass mounted on bulkhead
  • Manual bilge pump and lever
  • Yanmar engine console (tachometer, ignition, oil pressure and overheat sensors)
  • 2 stern rail fishing pole holders
  • 1 stern rail mounted propane BBQ (Magma). Propane tank with BBQ connection piece is in storage under main settee.
  • Sun canopy (removable, home-made with PVC poles and UV resistant shade material, works great in the Sea of Cortez). Poles for sun canopy in quarter berth, shade canvas under cushions in starboard V-berth.

  • 9 foot Caribe inflatable (with oars, center seat, tiller extension and electrical air pump)
    floor panels are removable
    boat stows easily in quarter berth in storage bag
    3-armed lifting cradle for dingy included (attach to halyard and winch dingy onto the deck)
  • High powered Bravo 10 manual air pump (with valves and valve connection pieces).
  • 2.3 hp Honda outboard (bought new in 2017)

  • Telescopic boat hook
  • 6 life jackets
  • 2 fire extinguishers
  • 2 flare guns with flares
  • Lifesling MOB
  • Storm drogue in lazarette
  • MOB spar in quarter berth

  • 2 bosun’s chairs (1 canvas professional style, 1 simple wooden bench seat)
    oil extractor (west marine 6.5 L for changing oil)
  • Many fenders and extra lines
  • Manuals and replacement parts for many items
  • Mooring lines
  • Miscellaneous sailing hardware and cleaning supplies


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