Monday, February 18, 2019

Factory Open House - Saturday February 23rd







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Open House at American Tugs

Tour the factory – Boats on Trawler Row

What:   Come see how we build these quality boats
When:    This Saturday – February 23rd from 10am to 3pm
Where:   American Tug Factory in La Conner, WA

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Tour the factory and see the quality build
Talk to the boat builders and learn about the details
View American Tugs and Waypoint under construction
See the laminate shop, assembly room, wood shop and systems
Walk Trawler Row and the pre-owned American Tugs



Map to American Tug 

800 S Pearle Jensen Way, La Conner, WA  98257
at the north basin of the La Conner Marina


Come visit us on Saturday from 10am to 3pm


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

American Tug 395 Twin!

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The new American Tug 395 Twin Engine – Now Available!


Twin Volvo D4-300 – 300hp engines – 600hp total.     26.5-knots!

Standard shafting, twin rudders, twin dual-Racor filtration.

Call Steve for full information at 360-466-2961 or steve@americantugs.com

Saturday, January 5, 2019

New Listing: 2014 American Tug 485

2014 American Tug 485    Salish Lady    $  897,500



Carefully built for experienced yachtsman. She is well equipped and very meticulously maintained. 

Powered by a Cummins QSL-405 hp Commercial Duty common rail engine with dual Racor filtration. Sidepower variable speed DC bow & stern thrusters, FCI Max-Q 600gpd watermaker, 120/240 50-amp shorepower system with power retract, Bosch stainless drum washer & dryer, LeBroc custom helm chair with head rest, swivel chair, electric fireplace, Large LED television with elevator, Webasto hydronic furnace, Sunbrella cockpit enclosure.



Huge electronics package with dual Garmin 8215 multifunction touchscreen displays, G2 Vision charts from Puget Sound to Dixon Entrance, 604xHD open-array color radar with 1.8-degree beam width, 600-watt CHIRP digital color sounder,  AIS600 class B, Garmin GHP20 autopilot  with Smartpump and rudder feedback, GMI20 Multi display, Airmar WS110WX weatherstation, Nema 2k,  engine room and rear cameras.  Garmin 300VHF with wireless remote, cell phone /wifi data router with dedicated antenna.



Bullfrog 10-foot rigid PE & aluminum hulled dinghy with interior console, Honda 20hp 4-stroke with electric start and tilt/trim, custom Sunbrella cover.  Hoisted aboard by the 3-function Steelhead Marine ES-1000 crane featuring power jib & rotation for full control when lifting.    Gig harbor sailing dinghy with Sunbrella cover. Weaver stainless removable chocks for both dinghies.

This is one of the cleanest and best kept yachts this broker has ever seen. Salish Lady has received the very best professional care and looks as new.  A truly impressive and well maintained yacht.

Complete details can be found here.

Salish Lady is ready for your family's next Expedition; to the Broughton's, Alaska or Mexico! Call Steve to arrange a private showing 360-466-2961 or steve@americantugs.com.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Joystick Control


ProPilot-Joystick

American Tug is excited to announce that we are able to offer Joystick controls on our new American Tugs!

The Glenndinning Pro Pilot system will integrate with Cummins latest command and control electronics and our bow & stern thruster system, providing fingertip control of  your new American Tug.

Call Steve at American Tugs and let’s build your family a new boat!  360-466-2961 or steve@americantugs.com

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

SeaDek: Now available from Marine Detail Specialists

SeaDek pioneered the use of EVA foam to replace either non-skid or teak decking on boats.  It effectively softens the exterior texture for your feet, your dog's paws or seating areas.  Utilizing precision cut patterns to match and accentuate the boats lines, SeaDek adds a glamorous look without the maintenance associated with wood on the exterior.

Represented in the Pacific Northwest by Marine Detail Specialists, our neighbor here in La Conner, WA.  Jeff Paxson has been a certified SeaDek installer since 2017 and has worked on several American Tugs.  Marine Detail Specialists is also one of the very best boat detail shops in the area, they do a great job on cleaning, polishing and waxing our clients boats.



Add a soft feel to your boats cockpit, make your swimstep dog claw friendly or add non-skid to  your dinghy interior.  Installed with a 3M pressure sensitive adhesive so installation is simple.


Call Jeff Paxson at Marine Detail Specialists in La Conner.  Jeff can be reached at 206-852-4609 or see http://www.marinedetailspecialists.com


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Monday, November 19, 2018

Sold Boat: 2006 American Tug 34

2006 American Tug 34  #94        Joint Venture          Now Sold!
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 2006 American Tug 34 with factory updates!
New carpet, upper deck furniture and new electronics mast
Joint Venture has been beautifully kept by her experienced owners, nicely updated and with current maintenance.  Updated at the Tomco factory and now includes new carpeting, new electronics mast, “Skylounge” upper deck stainless furniture, stern thruster, new factory bonding system, and our new bow deck box.  Mechanical maintenance is current and she is ready to cruise.

Built in the gorgeous flag “navy” blue gelcoat color with the polar white topsides, she looks like a new boat.  Teak interior with hand rubbed oil finish is perfect.  Neutral interior colors with Doe Ultraleather upholstery, new carpet was installed at the American Tug factory in spring of 2018.

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Raymarine electronics suite with E-120 display and the larger 4kw “open array” radar, Tridata, Wind and ST-6000 autopilot.  System includes digital fish finder, AIS Class B transponder and aft camera.   Icom M602 vhf and Wave wi-fi booster take care of communications.

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Tomco stainless factory stern davit is mated with an AB 10AL aluminum bottomed RIB with a stainless Unihelm seat and steering, and a Honda 20hp 4-stroke outboard.

Joint Venture is gorgeous and ready for your family’s next Expedition.
Call Steve at 360-466-2961 or steve@Americantugs.com for a private appointment to see this beautiful yacht.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Photos: New American Tug 435 - Hull #12

We have just launched our latest American Tug 435.  

American Tug 435-12 - Pilothouse View - Click for photos
435 hull #12 Salon and Galley - click for photos

View the entire gallery of photos - click here
We would like to build your dream boat.
 Contact Steve at American Tugs 360-466-2961 or steve@americantugs.com


Thursday, October 18, 2018

Rollout: New American Tug 435


Congratulations to the crew at American Tug! 

A new American Tug 435 has just rolled out the factory doors and into the sunlight.  This is a gorgeous "charcoal" grey gelcoat that really shines.  This latest hull is built with stabilizers and will be heading down the coast to California next fall. 

For more information, or to make your dream come true, contact Steve Scruggs at steve@americantugs.com.   Let's build a boat!

Friday, September 28, 2018

Fish On! Quality time aboard American Tugs

 It is all about that valuable time with the family.  Make the most of it.

Family fishing aboard Prime Time American Tug 34 just off Seattle on Puget Sound.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Sold Boat: 2008 American Tug 41 Flybridge

2008 American Tug 41 Flybridge    Celebrate     Sold!



Gorgeous teak interior joinery, great upper station at flybridge, power hinged stainless arch, Raymarine integrated electronics, Village Marine watermaker,  Volvo D9 500-hp diesel engine, new inflatable with 40hp engine, many custom factory details.


Rare flybridge model with a power-actuated hinged arch with integrated bimini.  She is well equipped and very meticulously maintained.    Volvo D9 - 500hp common rail engine with twin alternators, bow and stern thrusters, Tanner mast, factory interior joinery in teak,  Stidd helm chair, Village Marine 400-gpd watermaker, Hurricane hydronic forced-air diesel furnace.


Raymarine E-120 displays plus an E-80 up at the flybridge , GPS & chartplotter, 4kw open-array HD radar, high-power fish finder, AIS, ST-8000 autopilot, Icom VHF radio.  A really nice electronics suite.



New Walker Bay DLX 360 12-foot inflatable with integrated console and seating, ORCA fabric, Yamaha 40hp 4-stroke outboard.  Raymarine plotter/sounder.  She rests on Weaver removable pyramid bases to allow full upper deck usage once the dinghy is launched.  Steelhead Marine 3-axis ES-1000 crane gives you power jib and power rotation for effortless launching and recovery.
This is one of the cleanest and best kept yachts this broker has ever seen. Celebrate has received the professional care and looks as new.

Celebrate is ready for your family's next Expedition; to the Broughton's, Alaska or Mexico!
Call or email steve@americantugs.com for high resolution photos.  She is clean, well maintained and well prepared.  Steve Scruggs 206-930-6139