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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Vote Up 7 Vote Down. Macfregor Up 21 Vote Down. Its high speed under power lets you get to cruising waters that are out of reach for a conventional six mph sailboat. I believe the boat has been reborn by the daughter and son in law. Then I trailered her home to San Antonio.

Macgregor 26M sailing boat – Jämsä – Nettivene

The MacGregor 26M is the fastest and best handling of any of the trailerable cruising sailboats. Not a pill macfregor will swallow. It can be stored on its trailer, launched at any ramp, and rigged in just minutes. That boat can start a fight.

MacGregor 26

They assumed these people would probably not embrace the low speeds associated with traditional sailing — might be a deal breaker, so they slapped a big fat outboard on the transom and that problem was solved! MacGregor has already delivered over 2, 26M’s, and over 38, sailboats. My first sail boat was a Choy Lee clipper They have been sailed to the Bahamas, the Sea of Cortez, and many other places.


There is something about them that gives a person hope.

Cruising Boat Spotlight: The MacGregor 26M – A Controversial Sailboat

I joined a sailing club that you could use different sail boats. For Parts and Accessories: Buyers from all over North America look for boats rigged by Blue Water Yachts, we will outfit your new boat amcgregor the RIGHT equipment for your skill level and location, from beginner to advanced, from lake sailing to coastal ocean sailing. Helped the confidence of some of the newbies during the 6 hour crossing. The purists who look down on them, have never spent any time on one!

They just dropped the main and mcagregor off to beat the rain and get home for dinner.

They have been thoroughly proven over millions of hours of sailing. I mzcgregor that I can relocate to any body of water I wish to explore without the usual expenses removing, transporting and relaunching a traditional Keel Boat. 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.

Vote Up 6 Vote Down. Vote Up 25 Vote Down. You will never tire of the wonderful sensation of shutting off the engine and enjoying the quiet serenity of moving along under sail.

Macgrefor 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. Make it back to the club and wait, wait, wait for the standard sailing boats. Kept the motor just above idle when the fleet needed to motor for a spell. It is easy to sail, and easy to trailer to your favorite sailing waters. What do you mean?


It has a real head not a porta macgdegor, Inside heater and special seating railing. Nice article but why does the author think owners are new to sailing?

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Vote Up 11 Vote Down. The 26X, has a better cabin layout, and is very comfortable.

Did they own other boats prior to purchasing? 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 and prospective used boat buyers.

Unlike land bound recreation vehicles, you will not be limited to crowded and expensive RV parks. The scoffers believe there is no price point that will ever tempt them into stepping foot on a MacGregor Nacgregor is another area where new MacGregor boat owners rejoice and critics scoff.

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