Macgregor Owner Reviews

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Review of the Macgregor 26D by jim scanlon

Year built 1991  
Location of boat lee's summit, MO  
The boat is sailed on Lakes  
How the boat is used Day sailing  
Normal wind strength 10-15 knots  
Average size of crew 2-4  
Liveaboard? No  
Owner bought the boat in 1995  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? yes  
Gear that's been added furler, solar charger  
Structural or complex improvements no  
The boat's best features little outside wood to re-varnish  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc. minor leakage of windows and cockpit drainage system  
Sailing characterisitcs  
Motoring characterisitcs fill the water balast befor motering!  
Liveability rear bed is close because of flotation location, should have placed these on sides>>  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any) Overall very good experiences.  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any n/a  
Other comments How do I tell the difference between the 26D and the 26S, I'm not sure which I have?  

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