MacGregor 26 X for sale

Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom

£15,995 GBP

MacGregor 26 X
General information
MacGregor 26 X
Used sail boat for sale
£15,995 GBP
Name of boat
Length overall
7.87 metres
Length waterline
7.01 metres
2.39 metres
1.68 metres
1,065 kg
Lifting Keel
Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom

About this MacGregor 26 X


The Macgregor 26X is a popular trailer sailer offering good sailing performance, high speed motoring (can pull a skier), spacious open plan accommodation and built-in solid foam buoyancy for added safety. A water ballast system affords good sailing ability but keeps the trailing weight low, making them easily towed, they are a truly versatile and economical family boat. 'Pluto' has been in single ownership from new but it's now time for her next adventure.

Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office on (01621) 785600.


The accommodation offers up to 6 berths in the open plan cabin with approx. 5'10" max headroom. Double V berth forward with stowage areas. Dinette to starboard which converts in to another double berth. Linear galley to port consisting of a Single burner gas stove with chopping board cover, moulded sink with hand pumped freshwater supply and stowage in various lockers. Separate heads compartment aft to starboard with a chemical toilet and hand-pumped freshwater supply. Large double berth under cockpit.

Mechanical Systems

Located on the transom, Yamaha 50hp 4-stroke outboard engine. Single lever controls with power tilt and electric start. Plastic 25-litre fuel tank.

The engine has been regularly serviced by her owner and has proven reliable. 

Electrical Systems

Single 12v Battery, 60ah charged by engine alternator. Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting.

Sails & Spars

Fractional sloop rig. Silver anodised aluminium mast and boom. Mast mounted in tabernacle for ease of trailer sailing with raising/lowering system. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging led aft to cockpit. Flexible Furler furling genoa system. 

  • Mainsail - Doyle - fair - 1999 (laundered 2015)
  • Furling Genoa - Doyle - good -1999  

Deck Equipment

  • Danforth anchor with 20m chain plus warp
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires 
  • Stainless steel outboard protection frame with integrated bathing platform (pivots up or can be removed easily)
  • Mast raising gear
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder 
  • Outboard bracket
  • Cockpit bimini (new cover) 
  • Grey vinyl cockpit cushions
  • Various warps and fenders

Navigation Equipment

  • Bulkhead compass
  • Nasa Clipper depth sounder
  • Nasa Clipper Windspeed
  • Raymarine ST4000 autopilot
  • Navigation lights

Safety Equipment

  • 2 x Fire extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy 

Additional Equipment

  • Mersea trailers single axle galvanised road trailer, full overhaul service in 2021. Presented in very good condition with spare wheel also available. 


Macregor 26X built by MacGregor Yachts of the U.S.A in 1999 to their own design with built in solid foam floatation system. White GRP hull and superstructure with black style stripes. White GRP decks with moulded-in non-slip surfaces. Water ballast system with lifting keel for ease of launching and trailing. Lifting centreboard operated by line led aft to cockpit. Twin lifting rudders. Wheel steering to either outboard or rudders. Self draining cockpit and anchor well. Rubber rubbing strakes.

'Pluto' has been lightly used from new, below the waterline was epoxy coated when supplied in 1999. 

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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1 x Yamaha FT50 BET
Fuel capacity
25 litres
Maximum speed
30 kph
Cruising speed
11 kph
This MacGregor 26 X has been viewed 151 times
Broker/Dealer Information

Clarke & Carter - Essex

Mr Aaron French
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham on Crouch
United Kingdom
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