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MACGREGOR 70', ANTHEM
Our MacGregor 70 ketch rigged
ANTHEM, is now for sale for $250,000.
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The boat is owned by
MacGregor Yacht Corporation, and has served as Roger MacGregor's personal
boat. We are building a new one to replace it. It is in
Anthem is one of the
fastest boats on the West Coast. In a recent Newport to Ensenada race (the 120 mile, 420 boat
race from Newport Beach, California to Ensenada, Mexico), it was the first split
rig to finish, beating many of the very best west coast racing machines,
including Merlin, Ragtime and Santa Cruz 70s. Anthem was first to
finish in the 125 mile Marina Del Rey to San Diego race.
Even with a PHRF rating of
minus 42, the boats has done well on corrected time.
Unlike the big racing
boats and custom speedsters, Anthem has a full, plush interior, a very
comfortable cockpit, and can be sailed single handed.
Anthem was the second
MacGregor 70 to be built. It will go 12 mph under power. The
interior is similar to the MacGregor 65 (100 were built). These were the
best selling large cruising and racing sailboats in the history of sailing. We have added a lot of speed by using the ketch rig and a longer
Anthem is similar in
construction and concept to the MacGregor 65, but it is a lot faster and more
Anthem great looking and
extremely comfortable. This famous ketch is one of the most beautiful
sailboats ever built, and is offered at a bargain price
designed for worldwide cruising and chartering, and is the best selling large
yacht in the history of sailing. It
is one of the few production yachts built the American built to the Bureau of
Shipping's +A1 standards and for Coast Guard certification.
It is also the fastest production sailing yacht, under sail or power.
No big production sailing yachts
have accumulated more deep sea sailing miles.
There are nearly a hundred 65s sailing all over the world.
In total, these boats gets more abuse, stress, pounding, rig loads and
overall grief in one year than most competing types of boats get in a lifetime.
They have been sailed from our factory in California to Istanbul,
Yugoslavia, Spain, Ecuador, Malta, Bermuda, Germany, Holland, Hawaii, Australia
and the Caribbean. One 65 sailed
from Newport Beach, California to Australia in
6 weeks, on her maiden delivery voyage.
We took home this trophy, donated
by the New York Yacht Club, for the first split rig yacht (ketch or
schooner) to finish in the Ensenada race.
Professional delivery captain Don Ross
writes the following: "After
logging over 30,000 miles delivering the MacGregor 65 and comparing it to the
numerous other cruising yachts I have delivered, I find the MacGregor 65 to be
the best cruising yacht on the market...I spent 5 days in a North Atlantic gale,
surfing down huge rollers, and hitting speeds over 20 knots.
It was incredible to be sailing that fast, but the 65 was right at home.
My crew and I just hung on and enjoyed a record breaking 7 day 14 hour
passage from Bermuda to Horta (in the Azores)
Most will agree that this is one of the best looking sailboats ever
built. It is a show stopper.
Under sail or power, or when you pull into an anchorage, the boat will be
the center of attention. Most
boats, with their conventional styling, come and go virtually unnoticed.
There is a saying in the aircraft industry that good looks is good
aerodynamics. A vehicle that looks
fast probably is. If the designer
had the sense to design a great looking yacht, he probably had the sense to
build one that will perform well. Sailing
is an aesthetic endeavor as much as anything else.
You are only here once, so don't settle for a bland, ugly or boring boat.
Arrange for a demonstration sail. You will be
convinced that this unusual and spectacular yacht offers the finest sailing and
the best value to be found
If you want more information, check the appropriate boxes:
MacGregor Yacht Corporation,
Costa Mesa, California, 92627
Phone 949 642 6830