MacGregor 26

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MacGregor 26 X
MacGregor 26X sailboat 2593.jpg
MacGregor 26X
Development
Designer Roger MacGregor
Location United States
Year 1986–2013 (all models)
No. built 5000
Builder(s) MacGregor Yacht Corporation
Boat
Boat weight 2,250 lb (1,021 kg)
Hull
Type Monohull
Construction Fiberglass
LOA 25.82 ft (7.87 m)
LWL 23.00 ft (7.01 m)
Beam 7.82 ft (2.38 m)
Hull draft 5.50 ft (1.68 m) with the centerboard down
Engine type outboard motor
Hull appendages
Keel/board type centerboard
Ballast 1,500 lb (680 kg) of water
Rudder(s) transom-mounted rudder
Rig
General Fractional rigged sloop
I (foretriangle height) 23.00 ft (7.01 m)
J (foretriangle base) 9.67 ft (2.95 m)
P (mainsail luff) 25.00 ft (7.62 m)
E (mainsail foot) 10.38 ft (3.16 m)
Sails
Mainsail area 129.75 sq ft (12.054 m2)
Jib/genoa area 111.21 sq ft (10.332 m2)
Total sail area 240.96 sq ft (22.386 m2)

The MacGregor 26 is an American trailerable sailboat, that was designed by Roger MacGregor and first built in 1986, with production ending in 2013.[1][2]

The boat was built by MacGregor Yacht Corporation in the United States.[1]

The design was developed into the Tattoo 26, which remains in production by Tattoo Yachts.[1]

Design[edit]

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.[1][2]

Variants[edit]

MacGregor 26D
Daggerboard-equipped model introduced in 1986 and produced until 1989. The length overall is 25.83 ft (7.87 m), the waterline length is 23.50 ft (7.16 m), displaces 2,850 lb (1,293 kg) and it carries 1,200 lb (544 kg) of water ballast. It has a draft of 5.33 ft (1.62 m) with the daggerboard down and 1.25 ft (0.38 m) with the daggerboard up. The boat has a PHRF racing average handicap of 222 with a high of 258 and low of 198. It has a hull speed of 6.5 kn (12.04 km/h). It was replaced in production by the centerboard-equipped MacGregor 26S in 1990.[1][2]
MacGregor 26S
Centerboard-equipped model introduced in 1990 and produced until 1995. The length overall is 25.82 ft (7.87 m), the waterline length is 25.82 ft (7.87 m), displaces 2,850 lb (1,293 kg) and it carries 1,200 lb (544 kg) of water ballast. It has a draft of 6.33 ft (1.93 m) with the centerboard down and 1.25 ft (0.38 m) with the centerboard up. It has a hull speed of 6.5 kn (12.04 km/h). It was replaced in production by the dual-rudder MacGregor 26X in 1995.[3][4]
MacGregor 26X
Centerboard-equipped, dual-rudder, motor-sailing model introduced in 1995 and produced until 2003, with 5000 produced. The length overall is 25.82 ft (7.87 m), the waterline length is 23.00 ft (7.01 m), displaces 2,250 lb (1,021 kg) and it carries 1,500 lb (680 kg) of water ballast. It has a draft of 5.50 ft (1.68 m) with the centerboard down and 0.75 ft (0.23 m) with the centerboard up. The boat has hull speed of 6.43 kn (11.91 km/h). It was replaced in production by the dual-rudder MacGregor 26M in 2003.[5][6]
MacGregor 26D
MacGregor 26M
MacGregor 26M showing the dual rudder configuration
MacGregor 26M
Daggerboard-equipped, dual-rudder, rotating spar, motor-sailing model introduced in 2002 and produced until 2013. It is capable of 19 kn (35 km/h) under power, with no water ballast. The length overall is 25.83 ft (7.87 m), the waterline length is 23.17 ft (7.06 m), displaces 2,550 lb (1,157 kg) and it carries 300 lb (136 kg) of fixed ballast and 1,150 lb (522 kg) of water ballast. It has a draft of 5.75 ft (1.75 m) with the daggerboard down and 1.00 ft (0.30 m) with the daggerboard up. The fuel tank holds 24 U.S. gallons (91 L; 20 imp gal) and the fresh water tank has a capacity of 5 U.S. gallons (19 L; 4.2 imp gal). The boat has a hull speed of 6.45 kn (11.95 km/h).[7][8]

See also[edit]

Related development

Similar sailboats

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Browning, Randy (2016). "MacGregor 26D sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b c InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for MacGregor 26D". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  3. ^ Browning, Randy (2016). "MacGregor 26S sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  4. ^ InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for MacGregor 26S". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  5. ^ Browning, Randy (2016). "MacGregor 26X sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  6. ^ InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for MacGregor 26X". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  7. ^ Browning, Randy (2016). "MacGregor 26M sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  8. ^ InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for MacGregor 26M". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 15 December 2016.

External links[edit]

Media related to MacGregor 26 at Wikimedia Commons