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2001 Macgregor 26X

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Evergreen, CO
Listed: 08-03-2018
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$18,950 US

The owner bought this boat in 2010

General condition and any additional information

The CRUISE VIDEO on the web site documents an October 2015 trip to Green Turtle Cay and sailing in The Sea of Abaco, Bahamas. (copy and paste in your browser)

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Standard features

I purchased my Mac in 2010. It was in pristine condition and clearly had been lightly used. I picked the boat up from covered storage where the original owner reported it had been for most of its life. It was completely stock and unmodified. The only unusual aspect of it was a Nissan 90 hp motor rather than the usual 50’s found on most Macs. Although she will do over 25 miles per hour, I almost never go over her optimal cruising speed of 5 to 6 mph. Since I wanted a “cruising and live aboard” boat and the stock little Mac 26 I bought left something to be desired, I set about to make it serve my particular live aboard and cruising needs. I have spent a considerable amount of money (well over an additional $30k beyond the $16k purchase price) and many hundreds of hours of my time since the original purchase to get to this. I have lived both “on the hook” and in marinas during the winter in the Florida Keys, cruised for months in the Bahamas and enjoyed many summer days and nights of sailing and fishing at the lakes and reservoirs in and around Colorado. This relatively small boat has a full complement of everything one needs to live aboard and/or cruise for months. It also serves as a great camper when towing cross country.

Extra gear included

Electric pump out for water ballast
Stereo, FM, USB, ipod
Garmin Satilite Weather reciever/antena coupled to Chartplotter
GARMIN chartplotter and sonar
RAYMARINE autopilot and remote hand held controller
STANDARD HORIZON VHS with DSC, AIS, helm RAM and a separate handheld portable VHS
LED lighting, interior and exterior
Spreader lights
Custom rear boarding steps with shower at walk through stern
Temp/barometer/humidity display
Mounted and stowable solar panels
Solar powered fresh air in/out vent system for boat in storage
Rail mountable propane grill
Helm tending sails
Lazy jacks
Roller furling jib
Asymmetrical spinnaker
Jib whisker pole and main jibe preventer for wing and wing rigging
Boom kicker
24 gallon fuel capacity (~ 100 mile range under power)
AC shore power receptacles with interior breaker and ac receptacles
Multiple marine ac power cords and adapters for all shore/marina ac sources
Full complement life preservers, extra lines and docking bumpers
Macgregor trailer (Total new brakes and tires May 2018.)

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

Extensive detail, modifications, photos, and cruising videos can be seen at: (copy and paste in your browser)

The categories of these boxes wont be exactly followed and will be continuous.
The best presentation with photos will be on the web site.

Custom bowsprit and anchor system
Custom helm and instrumentation
Two extra Danforth anchors with rode and chain
Norcold Refrigerator ac/dc
Custom 2 part hatch door
Fitted hatch and door mosquito netting
Extensive charts (Florida Keys, East Coast, Bahamas)
Garmin G2 Bluecharts , U. S. lakes, rivers, etc.
Custom shelves
Many custom interior storage options
Heavy seas interior tie downs
Fishing rod/reel storage
Dual 2 Battery Banks ~250 amp hours
90 HP Nisson engine
Removable fish cleaning station
Trolling and at anchor rod holders
Tool locker (extensive tools)
Stainless Steel Parts Inventory
Enclosed Coleman head
On demand electric pressure water system
Freshwater shower at walk through helm
30 Gallon Fresh Water Tank


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