What is the range of a Ranger Tug 29?

Full throttle gets you better than 18 knots, but more importantly, a fast cruise of 3300 rpm still generates 16 knots, where we computed 1.4 nmpg and a range of 180 nautical miles. If you’re in no hurry, 2500 rpm yields just under 10 knots, 1.67 nmpg and a range of 217 nautical miles.

How fast does a Ranger Tug go?

Ranger Tugs combines a planing hull with a Yamaha F300 — its only available engine — to create a boat with very un-tug–like performance. On plane in 6.4 seconds, the R-27 reached 30 mph in 10.8 seconds and hit a top speed of 40.3 mph during our sea trial (full tank of gas and three passengers).

Are Ranger Tugs good in rough water?

Re: Are Ranger Tugs really safe…. Are folks really using their comfortable cruising boats for tackling rough seas on a regular basis. The Ranger Tugs are built well and will get you home or to a destination in rough conditions as long as the Captain has the necessary skills and experience.

What is the smallest Ranger Tug?

The newest model in the Ranger Tugs line, the R-25, is also the smallest at 28’5” (8.7 m).

Is Nordic Tug still in business?

Since then, Nordic Tugs has built 800 tug yachts, ranging in size from the original 26 to a 54-footer. Husted no longer owns the business, but he has remained with the company nearly three decades and today probably is best known for having conducted sea trials for all but a handful of those 800 boats.

Where are Ranger Tugs built?

Seattle Washington
Ranger Tugs are built in the United States near Seattle Washington, the gateway to the Alaska Inside Passage. Our location allows us to offer our customers the unique experience of cruising the San Juan Islands and areas nearby. It is simple and easy to do. Just order your boat through one of our authorized dealers.

What type of Hull does a Ranger Tug have?

planing hull
Every outboard-powered Ranger Tug has a planing hull which incorporates our laminar-flow interrupter technology. Our laminar flow interrupters are found near the bow of the boat and serve to break the surface suction in a turn which prevents porpoising and provides smooth, positive cornering.

Where are Ranger Tugs made?

Can tug boats cross the ocean?

The name Tug Boats gives a fair idea about the size and task of the vessel being discussed. Most of these boats can also venture out in the ocean but some of them are not that strong like the river tugs. The river tugs are towboats designed to help out in the rivers and canals.

What is the largest Trailerable Ranger Tug?

The Ranger Tugs product line now spans the range from the tiny tug that could, the R-21EC, to the R-27 with an extended sport cockpit, to this new R-31. All are trailerable, although the largest two models, the R-29 and R-31, with 10′ beams, will require special towing permits in many states.

Who makes Ranger Tug?

Fluid Motion
Fluid Motion (maker of Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats) is truly a family business. It was started that way and it remains that way today. One of the things we always say is that you’re not just buying a boat, you’re joining our family.

What is the smallest Nordic Tug?

Nordic Tug 26
It is truly fitting that being the first and smallest in the Nordic Tugs family puts the Nordic Tug 26 at the very top of Nordic Tugs’ continued success story. Displacement: 8,500 lbs.

Is the Ranger tug R29 available for sale?

This 2011 Ranger Tug R29 is a beautiful boat that has been kept in pristine condition. She is available for showings at our dock on Lake Union. Please contact us if you would like to set up a showing! 2009 Ranger Tugs R 29 This unique vessel is the first model to have the very handy “Pilot House Door”.

What kind of engine does a Ranger tug have?

The Ranger Tug R-29 S accommodates up to six adults on three separate berths, including the forward island berth with en-suite head. The R-29 S is powered by a fuel efficient 320 HP Volvo Inboard Diesel engine that is located completely outside of the cabin for quiet cruising. Standard stern and bow thrusters make docking exceptionally easy.

How big is a Ranger tug in feet?

The Ranger Tugs fleet of single-diesel cruisers ranges from 21 feet to 31 feet. The new R-23 is the builder’s first outboard boat (also available with a diesel sterndrive). BUILDER: Ranger Tugs (Fluid Motion), Kent, Washington, (253) 839-5213. rangertugs.com

What kind of car is the Ranger R-29?

The Ranger R-29 S (Sedan) is another masterpiece of innovation! The contemporary styling features a curved front window and an overhead glass atrium that provides exceptional visibility from the helm station and salon area.