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by cmagnus4
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Hey! Look! I spotted one of our friends at Avalon today!
Replies: 9
Views: 2991

Re: Hey! Look! I spotted one of our friends at Avalon today

sailboatmike wrote:I always thought the idea was to get away from other people, more crowded there than living in a black of flats, not my idea of "getting away from it all" :D
This might be due to the big difference in population density: California 88,9 inhabitants/sq.km and Australia 3,17 8)
by cmagnus4
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Where to store cabin door?
Replies: 24
Views: 8137

Re: Where to store cabin door?

Just remember to not raise the motor with the hatch in that location. If you have a fifty HP or greater, you will hear some sickly crunching sounds, trust me :) . I went back to keeping the hatch behind the dinette seat, leaning vertically against the starboard cabin wall. Whenever I stopped sailin...
by cmagnus4
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Where to store cabin door?
Replies: 24
Views: 8137

Re: Where to store cabin door?

I just went down to my :macm: and checked and it stores perfectly under the seat. It is held in place by the fittings from the mast support. Must try that next time I'm out. I cannot see any risk for it falling overboard, but I will secure it with a piece of string 8)
Claes
by cmagnus4
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Ida Sailor performance for 26X
Replies: 19
Views: 6980

Re: Ida Sailor performance for 26X

Talking about foils. This is a small boat virtually flying - at 5 knots!

https://www.facebook.com/chalmersuniver ... 248816539/
Developed by students and researcher at our local Chalmers U of Tech
Enjoy!
Claes
by cmagnus4
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Tacking in high winds
Replies: 251
Views: 51844

Re: Tacking in high winds

by cmagnus4
Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Righting moment
Replies: 45
Views: 15209

Re: Righting moment

Bertil, have you seen this extreme modification? https://650anz.com. :)
Claes
by cmagnus4
Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:02 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Spray hood for 26S
Replies: 1
Views: 917

Re: Spray hood for 26S

Have you looked at Sumner's homepage? http://purplesagetradingpost.com/sumner ... index.html
You will probably find something that you can use there. He has made some serious modifications to his 26S.

Welcome aboard!

Claes
by cmagnus4
Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Interpreting shroud telltales
Replies: 5
Views: 1402

Re: Interpreting shroud telltales

DaveC426913 wrote:
Gypsea Wind wrote: I am curious why they would be pointed straight up also....
I should be more specific. 'Straight up' means parallel to the mast. Now, the mast being over at 45 degrees, that's the trick. :P

Could it be that the wind is spilling out of the main and actually blowing over the top of the sail?
by cmagnus4
Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: And THIS is why I can't go sailing
Replies: 28
Views: 4945

Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

I think Boat has been banned from posting pictures! :D :D
:D :D 8)
by cmagnus4
Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:14 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: And THIS is why I can't go sailing
Replies: 28
Views: 4945

Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

And this is why I cannot see BOAT's pictures: I get a Google "error 403" instead :( . What can I do? :?: I have tried different programs on different platforms but still this irritating "error 403".
/Claes
by cmagnus4
Thu Feb 25, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Steering, Removing the Pedestal
Replies: 3
Views: 1421

Re: Steering, Removing the Pedestal

Have you seen this http://www.ecoyachts.com.au/option-gallery.html

Where are you sailing?

Hälsningar/Claes
by cmagnus4
Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Mac 26 Classic - Genoa Sheets
Replies: 9
Views: 1879

Re: Mac 26 Classic - Genoa Sheets

Outside shrouds is the rule :)
Welcome on bord!
Cmagnus
by cmagnus4
Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: batten size
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Re: batten size

From the factory homepage

http://www.macgregor26.com/suppliers_co ... insail.pdf

All three lower battens are the same size.

cmagnus