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1979 Hughes 26E

6 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

The Sparkman and Stephens designed Hughes 26E is a reasonably large 26 footer with some real sea-going capabilities. It has a fine bow and a noticeable tumblehome shaped hull. This is an original Hughes factory built boat assembled at Hughes Boatworks, Huron Park, Ontario.

3 sails, 4 Arco #8 winches, sheets and 2 snatch blocks, mast, boom and SS standing rigging in good condition, steel cradle. Huge inventory.

This boat is currently in the possession of the Algoma Sailing Club, Sault Ste. Marie, ON and offered for sale in “as is, where is” condition.

For more information, images or to inspect this boat email the ASC Vice Commodore at

Equipment on Board:

2 -12 volt batteries,steel cradle, 2- battery boxes w/lids, manual bilge pump, no handle (needs repair), 1-built-in ice box, emergency kit, flare gun and cartridges, 1-wooden swim ladder, 1-rope swim ladder, 1- Hummingbird depth sounder wired in display mount (no display unit), all wiring and control cables for OMC SailDrive, Loran (no antenna),1-Origo 4000 alcohol 2 burner stove, 1-sternrail Force 10 BBQ, 1-small mast head wind indicator, 1-ABC fire extinguisher, 4 adult life jackets, 1-Autohelm 1000, 1-18 inch solar panel, stern rail flag pole and Canadian flag, 20 inch life ring and throwing line w/float, 1-6 foot boat hook, 1-marine stereo/tape deck (not installed), 1-12 volt TV/radio, 1-custom made companionway board screen/window combination, 1-brass case Solar quarts marine clock, 3-fishing reels, 2-fishing rods, 1-fishing tackle box, 4-boat fenders, 2-dock lines, misc. kitchen ware, misc. tools including large box wrench set, 1-grease gun, 2-heavy duty extension cords, 1-battery charger, 1-50 foot shore power cable, 2-five gallon gas cans, 2-small cooler bags, 1-set of 4 SS coffee mugs and coffee pot, 1-Windjammer Sock, 2-rain suits,15lb anchor, rode&chain

Hughes 26E
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