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any other good power sailors besides MacGregor 26M?

a sailboat that sails good and can handle a powerful engine? 25hp or something... Trailerable between 19' and 26'
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"any other good power sailors besides MacGregor 26M?"

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That's kind of an oxymoron.... most sailboats aren't good under power.... just not done...

If you want a boat that can handle a 25HP outboard and still sail well, you might want to look at the Corsair F24 trimaran. With a 9.9 HP outboard it probably goes faster than hull speed for a boat its length. The sailing performance will be much better than that of a Macgregor 26.
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I do not believe I am posting this........BUT............

If you look at the 07 Sail new boat and accessary rag on the newstands, there is a being brought over from Europe an equal to the MacGregor as far as power goes, not sure how the sailing part is........but it does fall into the same bracket!

WIth that, I need to go wash my mouth out with soap for posting this! Along with a self imposed keel haul!

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How about the Tide 28 at:
Tide 28
or the Odin 28 at:
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Both from Europe
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Gig Harbor Boat Works - 15' Maine Lobster Boat

A little smaller than you asked for but 20mph top speed with a 15hp motor, plus rows and sails like a real boat, unlike just about anything else that will be posted here.
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A Corsair F24 will put a 15' Maine Lobster boat to shame and sails very well...
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PLEASE, just buy anything but a MacGregor 26M. How about a nice canoe????? Walker Bay??? Anything!!!!
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How about the Tide 28 at:
Tide 28
or the Odin 28 at:
odin 820 yachts odin 820 , odin odin-marine.com HOME
Both from Europe
They both have a bad case of uglyitis ...
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MacGregor makes a sailboat? I always wondered what that aluminum stick thing was for.
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