Macgregor Owner Reviews

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Review of the Macgregor 26X by George Robertson

Year built 1997  
Location of boat Delaware River  
The boat is sailed on Rivers  
How the boat is used Day sailing  
Normal wind strength less than 10 knots  
Average size of crew 2-4  
Liveaboard? No  
Owner bought the boat in 2003  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? yes  
Gear that's been added Changed nylon cleats to steel. Still finding extras purchased with boat.  
Structural or complex improvements No  
The boat's best features Single handed handling. Ability to power w/50 horse.  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc. Rudder/steering tightness.  
Sailing characterisitcs Gusty breezes.  
Motoring characterisitcs OK  
Liveability Good for the size.  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any)  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any  
Other comments Galley storage could be rearranged.  

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