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Re: Why all the fuss about Macgregor 26's
I'm ex-army, I have a Mac 26X and I'm very happy with it.
uite a few traditional ailors really don't know the actual strength of fiberglass (long weave). Quite a few Maca on the Great lakes and the east and west coast.
Having written that, they are "day sailors" not blue water cruisers.
Dfly... I think they have a bad rap because they were built very lightly and sold very cheaply. I would think one that surveyed well would be fine for Tenessee Lakes but I would NEVER take one offshore. Suggest you pay for a god survey before buying and have fun on the lakes before you get the right boat for the Caribe. Good luck!