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MacGregor 26 Pocket Cruiser Trailer-Sailer             $5,495

Restless is a fresh-water boat that the donor reluctantly parted with because he could not find enough time to use it. It is in very clean shape inside and out, with a good suit of sails.

 

MacGregor has made several models of their popular “26.” This boat is the 26D, where the D stands for daggerboard.  The weighted daggerboard can be pulled up to allow the boat to be easily trailered.   Further, this  model introduced water ballast to replace the heavily weighted keel. When the water is drained for trailering, the boat weighs only 1650 lbs, making it even more attractive for towing with a regular automobile.   The 26D, along with its sister boat the 26S, are often called the "classic" MacGregor 26.  Owners of these earlier models tend to refer to them as "the real sailboats" prior to the changes coming with the MacGregor 26X.

 

You will see in the pictures that the interior of this boat is as roomy as a trailerable sailboat gets. It has a double vee berth in the bow, a settee berth in the main cabin, and in the rear a 6’ by 7’ queen berth, rare in boats of any size!  The large overhead “pop-top” hatch can be raised to provide full standing headroom in the main cabin.

 

Outside, there is a roomy self-bailing cockpit and a monstrous lazarette (aft storage compartment).  The hinged mast can easily be raised by two people, so all in all this boat provides comfortable trailer-sailing and weekending for the active family.

 

Here are the details:

  • LOA: 25 ft 10 in

  • Beam: 7 ft 11 in

  • LWL: 23 ft 5 in

  • Minimum Draft: 1 ft 3 in

  • Maximum Draft: 5 ft 4 in

  • Displacement: 2850 lbs

  • Ballast (removable water ballast): 1200 lbs

 

  • 15 HP Yamaha 4-cycle engine

  • Mainsail, Jib and Genoa in good condition

  • Fresh-water sailed.

  • Sleeps five:

    • double berth forward

    • single settee berth in main cabin

    • 7’ x 6’ queen berth aft.

  • Forward and aft cushions – excellent, main cabin cushions- good condition.

  • Enclosed head.

  • Galley with sink and two burner stove.

  • Folding dinette table.

  • Pop-top hatch in main cabin provides standing headroom.

  • Swim platform with ladder.

  • Self-bailing cockpit

  • Cockpit cushions.

  • Integrated motor well in transom.

  • Danforth anchor.

  • . . . . And lots of miscellaneous loose gear

 

Please inquire if you would like us to send you a PDF of the original color brochure.

 

As a non-profit, our policy is to sell below market price so as to move donated boats quickly. You can confirm this by looking at Yachtworld, Craigslist, and other online sources, where you will find that these boats are typically listed in the $7,000 to $9,000 range.  Please contact us with all your questions.

 

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