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1982 MacGregor 25

6 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Macgregor 25, 1982, Niantic, Connecticut, Sailboat for sale $2750.00
Swing keel pocket cruiser
LOA 24’ 11” Beam 7’11” Draft (1’ 10” keel up) (5’8” keel down)
Displacement 2100 LBS Ballast 625 LBS Sail area 236’
IMAGINE is in great shape. This McGregor 25 has all the features one could ask for. She can be beached or enjoyed in shallow water. She can be raced competitively under PHRF rules or cruised for a weekend or a week. She is easily rigged in 30 minutes and can be stored on the trailer in a 30 foot space. Her foam flotation makes her unsinkable. She is a great boat to learn on and still gives a thrill to an experienced Sailor. This is a great boat to sail, very forgiving of mistakes and can easily be handled by one person.
We have completely stripped the boat in April 2011. All cousins have been washed, the cabin ceiling was painted, all nuts and bolts changed to stainless steel, all electrical wiring has been replaced. The trailer got new fenders and was completely repainted. The hull antifouling paint was done in 2010. The cockpit wood work was replaced and two wood panels have been added to the cabin aft wall.
She is currently on a mooring and will be hauled out in mid October. We sailed her in Niantic and Long Island Sound. She sleeps 4 comfortably but can accommodate 5. Unfortunately we have come aground with the keel down and the keel was lost. The hull does not take on water. So if you buy her, the only work she needs is a new keel. It is her 625 pound ballast, so it’s required to sail. This boat should sell between $4500 and $5000. So at $2750 it is a bargain.

Equipment on Board:

• Mail Sail replaced in 2006 with full battens and a loose foot, 3 sets of reef points and an enlarged leach. Always kept dry and covered. This sail was custom built with an enlarged leach and a custom extended masthead crane’
• Sail bag
• Two (2) foresails: 100% jib and 150% Genoa
• Outboard 2006 Yamaha 9.9 Hi-thrust Long Shaft with remote throttle and electric start. The motor is strong enough to recharge one battery when operated. Motor is in like new condition with about 200 hours of operation.
• Edson wheel steering on a binnacle with a lighted compass. Fold down cocktail table attached with two cup holders.
• Second compass mounted on cabin wall
• IdaSailor rudder with hold down cleat mounted on a rudder support replaced in 2011
• Traveler across bridge deck for the main sail
• Horizon MD-100 Speed and Depth indicator
• VHF Radio
• Electric horn
• Perko 4 positions battery switch for two battery selection
• Shore power connector and cable
• One deep cycle battery
• Quest 10Amp battery charger
• First alert fire extinguisher replaced in 2011
• Sealand Sanipottie model 966
• Canvas to cover popup cabin sealing (needs some sewing)
• Bimini cockpit cousins
• Boom vang
• Downhaul for jib
• All lines led to cockpit for single handling
• Bottom painted with Petit Ultima ablative paint
• Replaced windows 2006
• Upgraded spreader bases and mast-step
• McGregor mast raising system
• Anchor in holder on pulpit with chain and rode
• Chain locker with hawse on foredeck
• Boat book
• PFDs

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