The MacGregor 26 is an American trailerable sailboat, that was designed by Roger MacGregor and first built in , with production ending in The boat. Both the MacGregor 26 and Tattoo 26 are now out of production, We have left these legacy pages up to provide information and knowledge to current owners. MACGREGOR 26M Powersailer. $21, ORLANDO, FL. MACGREGOR 26 M. $22, Whitehall, MI. MACGREGOR 26M. $18, Kirkland.
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It has a real head not a porta pottie, Inside heater and special seating railing. This is another area where new MacGregor boat owners rejoice and critics scoff. Buyers from all over North America look for boats rigged by Blue Water Yachts, we will outfit your new boat with the RIGHT equipment macgregir your skill level and location, from beginner to advanced, from lake sailing to coastal ocean sailing.
Unlike land bound recreation vehicles, you will not be limited to crowded and expensive RV parks. Vote Up 39 Vote Down. What is the issue? Like them or not, one thing that is indisputable about the MacGregor 26 M is they have brought many non-sailors into the sailing universe. For New or Used Boat Sales: You can have the peace and quiet of sailing, or the fun of powering economically at up to 24MPH with a 70HP outboard BWY has been offering the option of 70hp since we completed the initial motoring performance tests for the MacGregor factory on the very first 26M built.
I am one of those 26 owners mentioned in the article and I appreciate the open minded view of the writer. Now it is in FL. You can live on this boat on land or on the water. It is easy to sail, and easy to trailer to your favorite sailing waters. I traveled around the US a lot and the boat stayed in Seattle. What do you macgregpr
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Just finished an 8 night, 9 day sail in my Macgregor 26X. Nice article but why does the author think owners are new to sailing? To me the versatility of the Mac 26 overrode the need to conform to norm. Make it back to the club and wait, wait, wait for the standard sailing boats.
These are great boats, and have proven to be safe, mqcgregor tough. The boat, for some, represents a cheapening of the sport — a stripping away of the elegance and dignity that sailing withholds, leaving us with a mutant powerboat that wants to call itself a sailboat when the mood strikes. You will never tire of the wonderful sensation of shutting off the engine and enjoying the quiet serenity of moving along under sail.
They are called Tattoo Yachts now. It can be stored on its trailer, launched at any ramp, and rigged in just minutes. You will never tire of the wonderful sensation of shutting off the engine and enjoying the quiet serenity of moving along under sail MacGregor has already delivered over 2, 26M’s, and over 38, sailboats.
Macgregor 26M sailing boat – Jämsä – Nettivene
More than a few owners have gotten the sailing bug because they could afford it and then moved towards boats that were designed expressly for sailing. Most of the critical sailors never leave the madgregor if there is to much or to little wind or it might rain and if they do mxcgregor will not get out of sight of the marina.
That boat can start a fight. It has a 70 HP. MacGregor critics have said many times: The MacGregor was designed and marketed to non-sailors or would-be sort of sailors. The 26X, has a better cabin layout, and is very comfortable.
Helped the confidence of some of the newbies during the 6 hour crossing. Could not have done that with maxgregor other. I also like that I can enjoy the water on those Many days during the middle of the summer when there is no wind for sailing on the landlocked lakes of much of middle America. Vote Up 11 Vote Down. For Parts and Accessories: There is something about them that gives a person hope. Conclusion We say live and let live.
I have the precursor to the 26M. The purists who look down on them, have never spent any time on one! They just dropped the main and took off to beat the rain and get home for dinner.
The scoffers believe there is no price point that will ever tempt them into stepping foot on a MacGregor Im the immediate past Commodore of a yacht club, I own a Mac 26X, so hardly new to sailing, the Mac gives me what the others couldnt at a price point that is real value for money, standing headroom, private head for the ladies and she is very sea kindly.
Hopefully ASA can put something together, like a rally, that welcomes these boats that can coastal cruise with the Outbound 46s. Vote 266m 6 Vote Down.
Kept the motor just above idle when the fleet needed to motor for a spell. Come see for yourself, schedule a free demonstration sail on Lake Union today. Vote Up 46 Vote Down. For General or Technical Information: The MacGregor 26M offers high speed powering without compromising sailing performance.
They have been thoroughly proven over millions of hours of sailing. No other boats can match their quality, performance, comfort, convenience and low cost. I believe the boat has been reborn by the daughter and son in law. We have been MacGregor’s largest dealer over the past 24 years. Are owners older than most new sailors? I told the other boats 8 others in the fleet going to Catalina that I had a 50 hp and a tow rope if they needed macgeegor.