"Myrtle" is comprehensively equipped. She has been much loved and presents in excellent condition. The Macgregor 26 is famous for its innovation, versatility and quality build. The features are many... *Ease of rigging *Efficiency under sail *Ease of handling (twin rudders with hydraulic wheel steering) *Ability to cruise at 20 knots under motor (90hp Suzuki) *The stability afforded by water ballast: The crew comforts are usually associated with much larger boats... *Large sheltered, cushioned cockpit *the huge well-appointed saloon (6' headroom) *The large berths for up to 6 (4 is ideal) *The well-appointed galley *The enclosed bathroom. "Myrtle" is easy to tow on the road-registered tandem trailer. The Macgregor 26 is designed to be used as a comfortable, self-contained caravan en route to exploring new and exciting waterways.
INSPECTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. You will be amazed! Over 8000 of these boats have been built and they are still in production (now called the Tattoo 26).
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Hobart Region Margate Marina trailer park
MacGregor Yachts USA
MacGregor Yachts USA
25' 10" - 7.87m
0.23m - 1.68m
Keel / Ballast
Lifting keel; WATER BALLAST (removeable) 680kg
90 hp Suzuki 4-stroke (Fitted in 2009).
Plus 2.5 hp Suzuki 4-stroke for emergencies but generally used for the inflatable tender.
Hydraulic wheel steering.
20 knots under main engine.
Everything about this boat is extraordinary. Headroom is 5'11", big windows, good ventilation. To starboard a large dinette which has a clear inset to take the navigation chart. The table lowers to provide a double berth. The aft berth is a whopping king size and forward are good size V berths. While there are berths for 6, for comfort 4 adults is about the limit. Loads of storage. The enclosed 'bathroom' is to starboard near the companionway.
Deep sink with mixer tap. SMEV 2-burner gas stove with cover. Storage under and above.
Crockery (plastic) and s/s cutlery is included.
Large ice chest.
12v freezer under dinette seat.
Gas heated water plus 12v water heater.
Electric toilet with macerator and holding tank.
Sony 52W x 4 AM/FM/Bluetooth.
Bris Inflatable dinghy
2.5 hp Suzuki 4-stroke outboard.
Bimini over helm.
Muir 12v electric Winch
SARCA style plough anchor.
Plus spare anchor and warp.
Manual & electric bilge pumps.
2 x 12-volt batteries (1 x house, 1 x engine start).
Batteries charged by alternator on main outboard and by solar panel located on bimini roof.
Magellan FX324 Colour Chart-plotter on swivel arm so can be viewed from the cockpit.
GME VHF Radio
Simrad Autopilot with remote.
Main and furling headsail all managed from the cockpit.
Main has lazy jacks.
Mast / Rigging
The mast is set up to raised and lowered by one person.