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SPECIFICATIONS:
PHRF:
                        Low  Hi   Avg
MACGREGOR 26       210 258 222
MACGREGOR 26 DB 210 219 213
MACGREGOR 26 X    216 273 228
Source: USsailing.org
PORTSMOUTH: not available


Length overall:          25 feet,  10 inches
                        7.85 meters

Waterline length:       23 feet,  2 inches
                        7.06 meters

Width (Beam):          7 feet,  9 inches
                        2.36 meters

Draft, board up:        12 inches
                        30 meters

Draft, board down:    5 feet, 9 Iinches
                        1.75 meters

Engine capacity:       5 to 60 h.p.
                        45 kw

Speed, 60 hp (45 KW) outboard:
                        24 mph
Water ballast:            1150 lbs
                        521 kilograms

Permanent ballast:    300 lbs  136 kilograms

Boat weight, empty:   2550 lbs
                        1156 kilograms

Trailer weight with surge brakes:
                        575 lbs
                        261 kilograms

Mainsail:                    170 sq. ft
                        15.79 sq. meters

Jib (100%):               130 sq. ft.
                        12.08 sq. meters

Main and jib:             300 sq. ft.
                        27.87 sq. meters

Genoa (150%:          206 sq. ft
                        19.14 sq. meters

Cruising spinnaker:    350 sq. ft
                        32.52 sq. meters  

Fresh water capacity: 5 gallons
                        18.93 liters  

Fuel capacity:            24 gallons
                        90.85 liters  

Mast height above deck:  30 feet
                               9.14 meters  

Mast height above water:  35 feet  
                               10.67 meters  

Cabin headroom:       6 feet
                        1.83 meters  

Berths (sleeps 6):      2 doubles  2 singles

Sails:                         Doyle

Winches:                   Lewmar
Links to more photos:
Sailing Texas Photo Gallery
SailboatListings
Links to How to Fix articles:
MacGregor Sailors - Bow Eye Repair
MacGregor Sailors - Trailer Rust
Repair
MacGregor Sailors -
Jib Furler
Purple and Sage Trading Post -
Topping Lift/Raise Gooseneck/Bolt
Rope Fix
MacGregorOwners.com - Tips on
checking over and identifying a
MacGregor 26?

Links to How to Fix videos:
UKHalsey - How to Center your Rig
Youtube - One person mast raising
system
...
Links to
Manufacturer: MacGregor Yacht Corporation
             MacGregor Sailboats


User Groups:  MacGregorOwners.com
             MacGregor Sites and Related Links
             MacGregor Sailors
...

Class Association:

Informational articles:
MacGregor Sailboats -  COMPARISON OF THE 26X AND
THE NEW 26M
MacGregor Sailboats -  MacGregor 26 Drawings
MacGregor Sailboats -  Launching
MacGregor Sailboats -  Powering and Waterskiing
MacGregor Sailboats -  Sailing Performance
MacGregor Sailboats -  Trailering
MacGregor Sailboats -  Safety
MacGregor Sailboats -  Construction
MacGregor Sailboats -  Price List & Payment Calculator
Whale's Home Page -    Informational website about "Whale",
a Mac 26

Reviews:
Practical Sailor.com  - The MacGregor 26
About.com -   MacGregor 26M Sailboat
Blue Water Yachts - Macgregor 26M
Sail Net - Forum discussion of Pros and Cons of Mac 26
Trailer Sailor - Another owner's review of the MacGregor 26x
- Bruce Whitmore
Trailer Sailor - Boat Review: MacGregor 26x
Posted By: Todd Johnson
BoatDesign.net
- Forum discussion of sailing merits
Ezilon.com - The Advantages of a Macgregor Sailboat
BoatUS.com - MacGregor 26M - ’05
SailboatOwners.com - Forum discussion of 26M
SailboatOwners.com - Forum discussion of 26M

How to sail articles:
Whale's Home Page - M26C Weather Helm

How to sail videos:
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