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Newick Custom Tri

US $395,000






50 ft

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About this Boat

This is a very nice FRESH WATER example of one of Dick Newick's larger cruising trimarans.  She has a carbon mast and an updated sail inventory.  The interior is clean and fresh looking.  The boat is a dream to sail.

Upgrades in 2013 included a new cockpit & aft beam. Then over this past winter (2013-14) she was repowered with a new Yanmar 30HP sail drive (425hrs), a new North 3DI mainsail and a 3DI 100% self-tacking jib, repainting with Awlgrip plus the application of a new Hydro Turf soft deck.


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Additional Details

Designer / Builder

Designer: Dick Newick
Builder: Steve Van Dam of Van Dam Custom Boats, Boyne, MI

Build begun 1980
Launched 1987
Refitted 2002-2003 at Torresen Marine 


Hulls - Wood / Epoxy
Beams - Fiberglass / Wood
Painted exterior and interior
Interior has varnished wood trim

Alain Guidon built the main hull, beams and floats from 1980 - 1983.
Steve Van Dam worked on the boat from 1983 - 1985 doing the final deck work, rigging and fitting out.


LOA: 49.1'
LWL: 45.4'
Beam: 35'
Max Draft: 8' (daggerboard fully down)
Min Draft: 2' 6" (rudder fully retracted)
Min Draft: 4' (rudder fully down)
Displacement: 11,500 lbs


2013 - Yanmar 30HP diesel with sail drive
2 blade feathering prop
Fuel - 1 aluminum 20 Gal tank
Racor filter


Sail Inventory by North Sails
2014 Mainsail - North 3DI; Luff = 54.5'; Total Area = 728 sq ft
2014 Jib - North 3DI, fully battened, 100%, self-tacking
Jib - Kevlar / Mylar; Luff = 46.3' ; Total Area = 394 sq ft
Screacher - Kevlar / Mylar; Luff = 58.5' ; Total Area = 734 sq ft
Spinnaker - Nylon; Luff = 60.4' ; Total Area = 1435 sq ft
Storm Jib

Accomodations / Galley / Head

There are berths for 2.

Single burner hanging gimbaled propane stove
Refridgeration is an ice chest
Stainless steel sink with a hand pump
(the water supply is individual jugs stored beneath the sink fed to the hand pump by a hose.)

Porta-Potti (portable chemical toilet)

Deck / Rigging

Mast - 2006, 61' 4" Carbon fiber rotating wingmast built by Ted Van Dusen of Composite Engineering, Concord, MA
Boom - 2006, Carbon fiber by Forespar
Bow Sprit - Carbon fiber
Deck - Soft-Deck installed 2013
Re-Paint - Deck hardware removed and decks re-painted with Awlgrip 2013
Jib Roller Furler - Harken Mk-IV (?)
Steering - Tiller
Rudder - new 2011 by Larry Tuttle of Waterat, Santa Cruz, CA
Daggerboard - new 2010 by Larry Tuttle of Waterat
Clear dome over companionway entrance
Standing Rigging (Forestay & Capshrouds) - Amsteel Dyneema
Mast Diamonds - PBO
Halyards - All low stretch lines, 2:1 for main and screacher
Hydro Turf soft decking

Winches - Lewmar, 5-46, 2-55

Manson 35 lb with 5/8" rode plus chain
Fortress 23 lb with rode and chain

Electrical / Electronics

12V marine deep cycle batter
Master switch at Nav station
Circuit breaker panel

VHF: 2004 Raymarine RAY45
VHF: West Marine 150 (Hand Held)
GPS: 2004 Garmin 176C
GPS: 2004 Garmin 176C (there are 2 separate units for redundancy)
Speed / Depth / Wind: NKE
Autopilot: NKE Gyropilot
Richie 5" compass (Two)


Additional Information

EPIRB - McMurdo
Survival unit, MOM8-A
Barometer - Weems & Plath
Clock - Weems & Plath
Winch handles (3)
Solar vent – P/S hullside, bow and stern
Stern pole w/ ensign
Spinnaker pole
Docklines / Fenders
Bottom Paint - ?


The Multihull Source 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.

This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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