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Old 09-25-2020, 01:51 PM   #1
City: Anacortes
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I appreciate being added as a member. After retiring to the PNW a few years ago we tried sailing for a couple of years with a Catalina 30 and decided that wasn't working for us so we are now looking for a Nordic Tug. I appreciate all of the sharing of information on the forum and hope to contribute as well.

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Old 09-25-2020, 02:26 PM   #2
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Vessel Name: SONAS
Vessel Model: Grand Alaskan 53
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Welcome Tug Boat Bob!
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Old 09-25-2020, 02:36 PM   #3
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Vessel Model: Selene 47
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Best of luck on your search for a Tug.

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Old 09-25-2020, 04:57 PM   #4
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City: Southport, FL near Panama City
Vessel Name: FROLIC
Vessel Model: Mainship 30 Pilot II since 2015. GB-42 1986-2015. Former Unlimited Tonnage Master
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I had a tug once. 1600 tons, 205 feet long, 38 beam, 14 draft, four D399 Caterpillars coupled to an electric engine swinging a 14-foot prop. Crew of 69. Carried 96,000 gallons of diesel.
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Old 09-26-2020, 08:31 PM   #6
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City: Nanaimo
Vessel Name: former owner of "Pilitak"
Vessel Model: Nordic Tug 37
Join Date: Feb 2018
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Welcome aboard and good luck on finding the Tug of your dreams. If you have any specific questions related to Nordic Tugs, send me a PM and we can exchange email addresses and converse.
Enjoy the search, it can be great fun.
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Old 09-26-2020, 09:18 PM   #7
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I appreciate all of the welcoming comments. As it stands we have a contract on a 2000 NT32. I'm trying not to get too excited as we had a contract on another NT32 earlier this year but fell through as the seller decided against a NT37 he planned on buying. So far this deal is looking good pending a survey on Wednesday. The tug is very clean with good maintenance records and I believe the owners took pride in keeping it in top shape which is the type of boat I've been searching for. Keeping my fingers crossed...
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