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Old 09-07-2009, 16:17   #1
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Any Voyager 26 Owners Out There?

In my search for a safe, ocean capable, trailerable boat, I inspected an Ocean Voyager 26 last Saturday. I have been following the design for a few months now and was very impressed with what I saw. Any experience with the design out there?

My only issue was with the standing headroom below decks as it was about 1" lower than I need - that less than perfect but almost enough, scratch the top of your head height.

This model was the older version and I understand that the headroom may be a little more in the later boats??
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Old 08-08-2009, 18:16   #2
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I am an owner of a OV with 6'1'' headroom. I have been restoring it since I lost my old boat in Katrina. Appears that it is a great boat. I too would like to find more owners of this sailboat.
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Old 09-08-2009, 12:32   #3
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Hi, Mark. Thanks for the note on the headroom.
There is a great user group for the boat with lots of photos and project logs:
Voyager26 : Voyager 26 You'll find the group helpfull during your restoration.
What model boat did you loose in Katrina? I had an Allied Mistress in downtown Charleston during hurricane Hugo. It washed onshore, out of the marina, but received very little in the way of real damage. Later in the Keys, it was lucky again as Andrew just skirted us. It's last big trial was hurricane George where it made it through OK above four anchors.
Me, I moved inland!
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Old 09-08-2009, 15:21   #4
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If you Google Ocean Voyager Sailboat it will lead U to a website that has a discussion by Brooks Atherton (sp?) on the history of the boat. Two models were built, an early model with low headroom and the MK II model that has 6'1" headroom. Also includes a great primer on the history of the boat. Mark
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Old 30-07-2019, 17:00   #5
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Re: Any Voyager 26 Owners Out There?

Hello
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Recently I acquired an OV 26 and I plan to put it in shape with all the repairs and care it deserves, I love the boat and I have read some things about it, I also wanted to know if the Yahoo group they are talking about is still active or if there is any Another place where you can find the necessary information to know more about this beautiful ship!
I leave my mail
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Old 27-10-2021, 09:45   #6
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Re: Any Voyager 26 Owners Out There?

well, looks like not much talk of em here. found this FB group, says only 30 made, so not many out there - https://www.facebook.com/Voyager-26-800188496809028/
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Old 27-10-2021, 09:50   #7
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Re: Any Voyager 26 Owners Out There?

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Hi, Mark. Thanks for the note on the headroom.
There is a great user group for the boat with lots of photos and project logs:
Voyager26 : Voyager 26 You'll find the group helpfull during your restoration.
What model boat did you loose in Katrina? I had an Allied Mistress in downtown Charleston during hurricane Hugo. It washed onshore, out of the marina, but received very little in the way of real damage. Later in the Keys, it was lucky again as Andrew just skirted us. It's last big trial was hurricane George where it made it through OK above four anchors.
Me, I moved inland!
this link ref the Yahoo Group which is now down, I looked on GroupsIO n doesn't look like they moved it over :-(
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Old 29-10-2021, 15:48   #8
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Re: Any Voyager 26 Owners Out There?

Voyeger 26 names found so far:
Azalide
Sea Star
Sea Breeze
Little Moose (Mark 2 with custom stern and extra ballast)
Chinook
Jenny B
Greensleeves
Kilo Makani
Elska

Note - It looks like Sea Breeze and Little Moose might be the same boat under different names. Or they are twins.
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Updated

Voyeger 26 boats found so far:
Azalide
Sea Star
Little Moose (Mark 2 with custom stern and extra ballast. Previous name was Sea Breeze)
Chinook
Jenny B
Greensleeves
Kilo Makani
Elska
Aria (Mark 2)
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Updated

Voyeger 26 boats found so far:
Azalide
Sea Star
Little Moose (Mark 2 with custom stern and extra ballast. Previous name was Sea Breeze)
Chinook
Jenny B
Greensleeves
Kilo Makani
Walkabout (Mk 2)
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Updated

Voyeger 26 boats found so far:
Azalide
Sea Star
Little Moose (Mark 2 with custom stern and extra ballast. Previous name was Sea Breeze)
Chinook
Jenny B
Greensleeves
Kilo Makani
Walkabout (Mk 2)
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