Macgregor Owner Reviews

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Review of the Macgregor 26D by dan coleman

Year built 1990  
Location of boat louisburg nc  
The boat is sailed on Lakes  
How the boat is used Day sailing  
Normal wind strength less than 10 knots  
Average size of crew solo  
Liveaboard? No  
Owner bought the boat in 1992  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? No. I need a sailing buddy. I do not know much about the boat. I would appreciate tips on rigging the boom vang and topping lift.  
Gear that's been added no  
Structural or complex improvements no  
The boat's best features trailerability  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc. does not sail well but it is probably my own fault.  
Sailing characterisitcs sometimes i am overpowered by wind and can't maneuver the boat well.  
Motoring characterisitcs 10 h.p. merc is slow  
Liveability no way  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any) none  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any none  
Other comments I can't see how to use the winches to raise and lower the mast. Need instruction  

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