The MacGregor 26M is the fastest and best handling of any of the trailerable cruising sailboats. It is easy to sail, and easy to trailer to your favorite sailing waters. It can be stored on its trailer, launched at any ramp, and rigged in just minutes. The MacGregor 26M offers high speed powering without compromising sailing performance. 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. Unlike any other boat, it opens up a world of endless variety- - sailing, swimming, fishing, diving, water skiing or just fooling around on the water.
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Twin rudders and rotating spar. Hull weight empty: 2, lbs. Ballast includes lbs of fixed ballast plus up to an additional 1, lbs of water. As with the previous model, designed for use with a more than 'auxilary' sized outboard. Capable of 22 mph under power. Calculations Help. It provides a reasonable comparison between yachts of similar size and type. It is based on the fact that the faster the motion the more upsetting it is to the average person. Consider, though, that the typical summertime coastal cruiser will rarely encounter the wind and seas that an ocean going yacht will meet.
Numbers below 20 indicate a lightweight racing boat; 20 to 30 indicates a coastal cruiser; 30 to 40 indicates a moderate bluewater cruising boat; 40 to 50 indicates a heavy bluewater boat; over 50 indicates an extremely heavy bluewater boat.
The CSF compares beam with displacement since excess beam contributes to capsize and heavy displacement reduces capsize vulnerability. The boat is better suited for ocean passages vs coastal cruising if the result of the calculation is 2. The lower the better. Under 2 - Slow, under powered. Sailboat Rigging Diagram. Toggle Navigation Menu Home. Hull Type:. Capsize Screening Formula:. Mast Height from DWL:. Sailboat Links. Roger MacGregor. Macgregor Yacht Corp. Related Sailboats:. Download Boat Record:.
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MacGregor boats for sale
What are MacGregor boats? MacGregor is a long-established boat brand in the marine industry, manufacturing boats that can differ in size from Boat Trader currently has 21 MacGregor boats for sale, including 0 new vessels and 21 used boats listed by both private sellers and professional boat dealers mainly in United States. The oldest model listed on Boat Trader was built in and the newest was built in MacGregor designs and builds boats with familiar hull types including monohull and other. They are commonly favored for popular boating endeavors like overnight cruising, sailing, watersports and day cruising. MacGregor designs models with outboard, inboard, outboard-2S, outboard-4S and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel and other fuel systems.
The MacGregor 26 is an American trailerable sailboat , that was designed by Roger MacGregor and first built in , with production ending in The design was developed into the Tattoo 26 , which remains in production by Tattoo Yachts. The MacGregor 26 is a small recreational keelboat , built predominantly of fiberglass , with models designed for sailing and motor-sailing. It has a fractional sloop rig, a transom-hung rudder and a centerboard or daggerboard keel , depending on the model, with flooding water ballast. The ballast is drained for road transport. Media related to MacGregor 26 at Wikimedia Commons.
Twin rudders and rotating spar. Hull weight empty: 2, lbs. Ballast includes lbs of fixed ballast plus up to an additional 1, lbs of water. As with the previous model, designed for use with a more than 'auxilary' sized outboard. Capable of 22 mph under power.
MacGregor 26 Sailboats
The obvious design compromises in a motorboat-sailboat hybrid have made many owners smile. Designer and builder Roger MacGregor ventured into the boatbuilding business in the early s after being assigned a college class project. With an undergraduate economics degree in hand, MacGregor was pursuing a master's degree at Stanford University when confronted with the challenge of creating a business. He decided on a plan to build a small, affordable boat that could be easily transported. I was really only building sailboats as a hobby," said the year-old entrepreneur from Newport, California. The manufacturing facility remains in Costa Mesa, California, although it has sprawled into a 5-acre campus and churns out to boats annually, with a third sold overseas.