Re: member info
- I'm in Cincinnati and just purchased my 19. Hoping to get it out this spring to find all the issues that come with a 20 year old boat!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mike Fortuna" wrote:
> Just thought of something. If any of you are interested in sailing
> with other M19 owners living or visiting near you and you don't
> have your location listed under your Yahoo Profile, take a minute
> and add it. I ended up getting my boat because I looked up
> Randy, who lives an hour or so away, and was so impressed by
> his boat that I bought mine and started this group. He and I still
> often sail together on either his boat or mine. Half the work and
> twice the fun.
> Now I keep wondering why no one but Macgregor, (in the US
> anyway -I've heard there is a similar German boat), has a similar
> power sailing water ballast boat. I still think the 26 is too big and
> heavy with too much freeboard, but maybe a lightweight 23 with
> reasonable headroom might be appealing. Probably not
> happen since Macgregor cancelled the 19 when Harvard MBA
> Roger Macgregor realized the 26 only cost him $500 more to
> build than the 19 and he could sell it for $5000 more!