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What are tug boats?
Tug boats are medium-sized, trailerable vessels frequently used for endeavors such as a variety of commercial and recreational boating activities. These types of vessels can span in size, with the smallest current boat listed at 16 feet in length, to the longest vessel measuring in at 108 feet, and an average length of 32 feet. They are built by a variety of boat makers with hull types including semi-displacement, planing, displacement and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 64 tug boats for sale, including 17 new vessels and 47 used boats, listed by both private sellers and professional boat dealerships across the country.
What are the best tug boats?
Some of the most iconic designers of tug boats presently include: Ranger Tugs, Custom, Nordic Tugs, American Tug and AB. These builders produce tug boats models with inboard, inboard/outboard, outboard-4S and outboard propulsion systems, available in diesel and gas fuel systems. In the past 30 days, the top, most-viewed tug boats brands on Boat Trader were Custom, Nordic Tugs, Ranger Tugs, Steel and Tugboat.
How much do tug boats cost?
Tug boats for sale on Boat Trader are listed for a range of prices from a sensible $17,500 on the more affordable end all the way up to $1,206,200 for the more lavish boat models. Models with more power can take motors up to 990 horsepower, while the most modest, utility models may have as modest as 9 horsepower engines on them (although the average engine size is 300 HP).
Why are tug boats popular?
Tug boats are popular for their medium-depth draft and beam, attributes that make these boats perfect for a variety of commercial and recreational boating activities. Tug boats are also popular boats for coastal, inshore and offshore boating. From our current listings, the average number of passengers that tug boats can accommodate is 7 people with a maximum of 8. Also, with 64 tug boats currently listed for sale and 7 boats added in the past 30 days, Boat Trader is confident you’ll find the boat you are looking for.