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It was, then I added a MacGregor on each side to make it a trimaran...that's why I needed the new rigging.
Oh now, that's just plain mean.

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Sorry Goose... I couldn't resist... It's not like MacGregors or Catalinas are actually sailboats...

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ROTFLMAO

Funny you should say that, my Mac is now unsailable because of all my rigging problems. Not a sailboat, indeed.

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Hey Goose-

At least you gots that nice 50 HP outboard to putter around the lake with, and you can leave the regular monohulls in your wake...

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not a chance, I have the old school Mac. Remember, the "shippy" looking one? My 6 horse Johnson is more than I need.

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Here's to the old school mac

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Know what you are talking about. I grew up with a '69 mac 26 that we would sail on woodward. Thanks for the pics of the area. Great memories!

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Ah... not the spaceship looking one... the new MacGregors bear a distinct resemblence to scale models of cruise ships...with that strange double row of ports...


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Now here's a boat I have never seen.....is that the new Mac?? I only knew the grey ones..from 1990's..

I think I like it....(the deck) looks modern....and aerodynamic....don't like the sails though....specially where the genoa sheets are...and the rear...but you need that for the engine...
What is the black box?? a wheel column??

This boat does not look that bad....
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The new Macs do bear a slight resemblance to some megayachts . . .



Just squint your eyes and imagine it being 400 feet.

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Yes...I see your point....given....now I understand all the fuss...
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