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by Divecoz
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Making rudders
Replies: 58
Views: 14640

Re: Making rudders

Well Mike those rudders from Rudder craft are $750 USD + Shipping and handling..are you running a pair that you can show us? In Fact I have heard of few here spending that kind of money on new rudders.. AS for superior?? These boat came at a very modest entry level price for a very good reason.. Thi...
by Divecoz
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Making rudders
Replies: 58
Views: 14640

Re: Making rudders

Excellent post whgoffrn... (as for My previous concern for matching the existing rudder? It was to enable equal response) ..All the rest about dagger-board rudders and longer rudders blablabla? None of that Answered the OP's question.. If you just broke a rudder I would just make one in the exact sa...
by Divecoz
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Making rudders
Replies: 58
Views: 14640

Re: Making rudders

A quality job is probably far beyond your present skill level.. Have You Ever carved anything out of styren as large as a rudder? That rudder is pretty thin is that really your choice for base material ? Sure wouldnt be mine neither would a piece of 2x8.. Competently working in Fiberglas and at a Pr...
by Divecoz
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac 26M Boat lift/floating dock
Replies: 21
Views: 6774

Re: Mac 26M Boat lift/floating dock

Yep... standard USBoats 10,0000lb lift at my seawall ..Sorry I am so late in coming into this discussion .. For what its worth.. Mary Kate would have cleaned you floating dock "tubes" you could then coat with "Black Hawk " Anti fouling paint for inflatables Made IN Ft Myers Fla. Getting barnacles of...
by Divecoz
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Howmany Power Sailors did Roger build
Replies: 5
Views: 1343

Howmany Power Sailors did Roger build

Has it ever been established how many X's and M's Roger built before he closed the doors?
by Divecoz
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Tattoo Yachts Discussion
Topic: "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated"
Replies: 25
Views: 11551

Re: "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated"

Last addition made on the Tattoo web site was 3 years ago and FB page was over a year ago..
by Divecoz
Sun May 13, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Has Anyone ever heard of
Replies: 12
Views: 4643

Re: Has Anyone ever heard of

Thanks Gazman for the kind words.. May the all your dreams become realities! I do miss many of those old days too. Good to see young blood taking up the calling..
by Divecoz
Sat May 12, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac 26 C
Replies: 6
Views: 2173

Re: Mac 26 C

DIVECOZ!! Where ya been, man? How did it go in the hurricane? Hi Vizwhiz.. We did well.. By the time it got to PORT Charlotte it turned a hard East and went past quickly.. We saw Gust close to 100mph but never quiet there. We lost water in the Harbor for up to a MILE from shore.. My canal which in ...
by Divecoz
Sat May 12, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Has Anyone ever heard of
Replies: 12
Views: 4643

Re: Has Anyone ever heard of

Hello to all.... No I am still around, not dead yet :D but much farther south of where we once lived.. I experienced some health/medical issues for a few years about a month or two, after we retired to SW Florida. Slowly coming back.. Wind Wine and Song ( 26 :macm: ) has yet to hit the water since w...
by Divecoz
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Has Anyone ever heard of
Replies: 12
Views: 4643

Re: Has Anyone ever heard of

Thank You Cheryl..
by Divecoz
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Has Anyone ever heard of
Replies: 12
Views: 4643

Has Anyone ever heard of

Has anyone ever heard of a Early Mac / Venture being shipped from the factory with bottom paint? There is a fellow on one of the Face Book Pages making this claim and claiming "his friend" who was a Mac Dealer confirming this ? Sounds suspect to me because even before a DIY guy who bottom paints / a...
by Divecoz
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac 26 C
Replies: 6
Views: 2173

Re: Mac 26 C

Thank You Both...
by Divecoz
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac 26 C
Replies: 6
Views: 2173

Mac 26 C

OK fellows as question has arisen .. we see reference on the internet to a Mac 26 C it even has a different PHDF # than the S though yet both are swing Keels.. Was there ever a Macgregor 26 C or is that a misnomer and is used to explain both the s and d and the small motors and low free board???
by Divecoz
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Yanmar 50p diesel
Replies: 13
Views: 2836

Re: New Yanmar 50p diesel

Well there has been diesel outboards around for a very long time..( Think South East Asia ) No doubt Yanmar has put time and money into this little work horse , but thats all she is , a little work horse and she comes in at a very high price..( Figuring 50 and 60 HP big foots can be had for around $...
by Divecoz
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: Advice on sailing my Mac26M to Bahamas from Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 2406

Re: Advice on sailing my Mac26M to Bahamas from Florida

Tomorrow is July 31st.. Did you make the trip? Are you still in the Bahama's?? Hello everyone I live in TN, but plan on towing my boat to Miami in June 2017 and sailing it to the Bahamas, I have a new red jib sail with black UV lines and a 2012 Yamaha F50 with a 60 hp gears on the prop per the Yamah...