Name: Larry Grant
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The Newport 12 Meter is also referred to as the "West Coast 12 Meter". The hull is modeled after a full size 12 meter, arguably the most competitive class to ever compete for the America's cup. The Newport 12 is a large boat, 72" in length and 40 lbs. in weight, that rewards its skipper with a "real boat" feel while sailing. It is a one design boat whose class and rules are organized to provide a consistently competitive fleet that puts and emphasis on sailing skill.