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by J.Teixeira
Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: FOAM between the hull and the interior wall
Replies: 21
Views: 2916

Re: FOAM between the hull and the interior wall

Mi first medium sail boat was a French build Chalenger Horizon, those boats like others like the Etap are considered ocean going boats and classified as insubmersible bi the CE standard. http://remi.alcina.online.fr/copains/600/challvoi_hor02.jpg The reason for that is that they are filed with foam ...
by J.Teixeira
Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: FOAM between the hull and the interior wall
Replies: 21
Views: 2916

FOAM between the hull and the interior wall

Did any one tried to filing the space between the hull and the interior wall with foam (injection spray).? I am thinking on trying that to obtain sound and temperature insulation and a bit more solid structure. And most important flotation to compensate removal on bow to install whater tank. Ideas, ...
by J.Teixeira
Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Sea Worthy? Ideas and thoughts
Replies: 47
Views: 5072

Re: Sea Worthy? Ideas and thoughts

Some people sails Macs like this... X or M ... In the Atlantic Ocean... I mi self did cross Cap Espichel (ocean passage) in one :macx: with good weather 1.5mt waves and 20 N winds. And that is calm sea in our open Atlantic west coast line in Portugal. These are rare pictures of English boats in simi...
by J.Teixeira
Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:08 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: High quality teak work made in Macau
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

Re: High quality teak work made in Macau

Yes it is a motorwell cover and a swim platform Outside the boat there are more teak works. The motorwell deck insert and the helm seat are a real work of art. Wen I have fotos i will post them here. I am not familiar with the mods system in this site but I will try to publish those mods there... Jose
by J.Teixeira
Tue Jul 22, 2008 6:50 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: High quality teak work made in Macau
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

High quality teak work made in Macau

High quality teak work made in Macau (a former Portuguese colony in China) by a local carpenter. Isn’t it a beauty? http://www.tecpan.pt/files/fotos/ariane/web-interior.jpg http://www.tecpan.pt/files/fotos/ariane/web-interior2.jpg . http://www.tecpan.pt/files/fotos/ariane/web-wc.jpg More Pictures: h...
by J.Teixeira
Wed Jul 16, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Stainless steel rudder brackets for MAC 26X ???
Replies: 2
Views: 846

Stainless steel rudder brackets for MAC 26X ???

I haveaac 26x with aumnuium brackets a orgnal rudders.

I am thnking about replacing the rudders with Ida Sailor

Butthey say thathey only work with stainless steel rudder brackets

Does anyone know were to get them ?

Thank You

Jose Teixeira
by J.Teixeira
Fri May 09, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Total weight of a Trailer+Mac26X+Honda 50HP?
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

Sory

I did not explain mi self very well.

With a normal driving licence the limit is 3500 Kg.

above that i will need permit B+E

Best Regards

Jose
by J.Teixeira
Fri May 09, 2008 4:52 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: Total weight of a Trailer+Mac26X+Honda 50HP?
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

Total weight of a Trailer+Mac26X+Honda 50HP?

Hi

For trailering in Europe there is maximum weight of 3500 Kg Car+Trailer+Boat+Motor.

What is the total weight of a Trailer+Mac26X+Honda 50HP?

Thank You

Jose
by J.Teixeira
Thu May 01, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Question: Pointing to wind and motor weight ?
Replies: 36
Views: 2499

What is really the best pointing to wind angle of a Mac 26X?

Thank you very much for all your answers I was in fact also thinking on fuel economy (here in Europe 1 lt of gas is now 1.45 € = 1 gal=0.66 $) and it seems that it will not stop there… So consumption is also an important point when buying a boat like this… And Mac 26C is in fact in mi mind (but not ...
by J.Teixeira
Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Question: Pointing to wind and motor weight ?
Replies: 36
Views: 2499

Question: Pointing to wind and motor weight ?

Hello I am about to inherit a 1998 Mac 26X. The boat as a Honda 50 HP 4 Strokes. I am thinking on removing the engine and instead place a 9.9 HP Honda 4 Strokes engine. Mi objective for the boat is calm family weekend in lakes and protected coast line: 1 – “Trailerability” 2 – Space 3 – Sailing 4 – ...
by J.Teixeira
Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:49 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Video Presentation 26M 55 minuts DVD on line
Replies: 2
Views: 2519

Video Presentation 26M 55 minuts DVD on line

I I am from Portugal ... I did not find in mi country a dealer... And it was impossible here to buy or find the 26M 55 minute DVD I was looking in the US for a download and nothing... Sundenly i did find it in the country next to Portugal. Here it is dicodi . com / vervideo . htm While searching I d...