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What are tug boats?
Tug boats are larger size vessels frequently used for on-the-water activities such as a variety of commercial and recreational boating activities. These vessels can vary in size from 18 feet to 106 feet with an average length of 36 feet. These boats are built by a variety of boat makers with hull types including semi-displacement, displacement, modified vee, planing and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 83 tug boats for sale, including 12 new vessels and 71 used boats listed by both individuals and professional boat dealers across the country.
What are the best tug boats?
Some of the most widely-known designers of tug boats as of today include: Ranger Tugs, Custom, Nordic Tugs, American Tug and Tugboat. These builders construct tug boats models with inboard, outboard-4S, outboard and inboard/outboard propulsion systems, available in diesel and gas fuel systems.
What are the most affordable tug boats?
Tug boats for sale on Boat Trader are available for a variety of prices from a sensible $17,500 on the bargain side of the spectrum all the way up to $908,690 for the most luxurious yachts. Models with more power can handle motors up to 600 horsepower, while lighter-weight utility models may have as little as 23 horsepower engines on them (although the average power size is 220 HP).
Why are tug boats popular?
Tug boats are popular for their greater draft and exceedingly wide beam, attributes that make these boats well-suited for a variety of commercial and recreational boating activities.