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by SENCMac26x
Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: First day on the Mac
Replies: 21
Views: 4661

Re: First day on the Mac

According the app on my phone about 3 knots when we went out, coming back in against the tide the chart said 4.8 knots. The wind also picked up that afternoon too.
by SENCMac26x
Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: First day on the Mac
Replies: 21
Views: 4661

First day on the Mac

I'm 2 weeks behind but I thought I would post about my first trip with my Mac. The weather on Sunday (2weeks ago) was sunny but chilly, the wind was blowing steadily from NNW about 5-7 knots. We decided it was time to get the Amelia Maris wet.The plan was for me and my buddy to take it out by oursel...
by SENCMac26x
Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Building a homemade roller furler
Replies: 6
Views: 3248

Building a homemade roller furler

So looking at some mods here , and reading posts in other forums and looking at furlers on other I think I'm going to try it by using PVC and converting my hank on genoa. I do have a question, my buddy's Renken has a fore stay, then another line just for the roller furler. Should I just put the roll...
by SENCMac26x
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Sliding Galley for Mac25
Replies: 10
Views: 3010

Re: Sliding Galley for Mac25

I looked at the mods, that looks amazing. Tell me, how does the actual Slding work? Does it just literally slide on the bench or are there rollers? Is there a locking mechnism to hold it in place?
by SENCMac26x
Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Sliding Galley for Mac25
Replies: 10
Views: 3010

Re: Sliding Galley for Mac25

If you got pictures I would love to see. Where are you going to build the non movable galley. I was think across from the head, or somehow behind the table to the cockpit. I'd like to preserve the settee and a sleeping space since I ll have 3 kids.
by SENCMac26x
Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: Sliding Galley for Mac25
Replies: 10
Views: 3010

Sliding Galley for Mac25

As I mentioned in my earlier post the sliding galley has been removed from the 1986 Mac 25 I purchased, does anyone know where I can purchase another or can someone post pictures of their units. I'm mot interested in the setup that fits into the groove along the settee and how or if it locks into pl...
by SENCMac26x
Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: New Owner in Southeast North Carolina
Replies: 8
Views: 1884

Re: New Owner in Southeast North Carolina

Thank you everyone, hopefully I'll be at the next MOMAW meet this summer. I hope to raise the mast for the first time Sunday when the rain clears, and if all goes well maybe hit the water in a week. Hopefully I'll see you on the water. Striker, if your serious about that tank please PM, well work ou...
by SENCMac26x
Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: MacGregor/Venture Discussion
Topic: New Owner in Southeast North Carolina
Replies: 8
Views: 1884

New Owner in Southeast North Carolina

After years of shopping of around and lurking on this site, I finally pulled the trigger and purchased a new to us 1986 Macgregor 25. The boat is in good clean condition with all coast guard required equipment, depth finder, jib/Geneoa/Main are in good condition, hull has scratches but nothing major...