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Old 12-01-2021, 08:32 PM   #1
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Looking for 35-40 ft tug or trawler

Looking for a newish (2000 or newer) Nordic or American tug in the 35-40 ft range but will consider other brands. Must have diesel, thrusters, 2 staterooms; prefer no exterior wood, diesel forced air heat.
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Old 12-01-2021, 09:17 PM   #2
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Looking for a newish (2000 or newer) Nordic or American tug in the 35-40 ft range but will consider other brands. Must have diesel, thrusters, 2 staterooms; prefer no exterior wood, diesel forced air heat.
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You are in a good place to find a used boat that fulfills your stated requirements. If you want a 2 SR AT, it will have to be in the low 40 length. I cannot speak to the Nordic tug.
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Old 12-02-2021, 07:40 AM   #3
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Looked long and hard at NT v AT. Ended up choosing NT. Thought construction details better on the NT so went with the NT42. Early days but so far so good. Like two separate staterooms with two separate full heads and decent storage. Ergonomics seem a small bit better throughout the boat for us ( 6’ and 4’10”). The guest stateroom head is used as the day head. It’s separated from the staterooms so you don’t wake anyone using it. Showers in both are just large enough as to be useable for 6’ + people without boat yoga. No hot bunking as there’s a pull out double in the salon and a single in the pilot house so you have 7 berths if needed. Performance is excellent.
Talk to Ben Wilde ( east coast). Don’t know about west coast.
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..... If you want a 2 SR AT, it will have to be in the low 40 length. ....
Doesn't the AT 362 ( 36.5 feet ) have 2 staterooms ?

I thought the Waypoint 36 did as well, but I'm not sure how many of those were made or if they are still making them.
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Doesn't the AT 362 ( 36.5 feet ) have 2 staterooms ?

I thought the Waypoint 36 did as well, but I'm not sure how many of those were made or if they are still making them.
Ben, I am waiting for input from someone who have walk AT362
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Looking for a newish (2000 or newer) Nordic or American tug in the 35-40 ft range but will consider other brands. Must have diesel, thrusters, 2 staterooms; prefer no exterior wood, diesel forced air heat.
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An NT37 would qualify.
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Looking for 35-40 tug

Thanks to all who replied to my post about trying to find a tug (or trawler) in the 35-40 range with 2 staterooms, diesel, thrusters. A Nordic 37 would certainly work as well as a AT362 but both are really difficult to find. We are very familiar with GB42 that are great boats but too much exterior teak. We would like the boat to fit in our 40' slip but not essential; also has to be boat that can be safely handled by couple in their 70's. Any leads on good boats coming to market would be greatly appreciated.
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An NT37 would qualify.
The NT has a teak rail cap.
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The NT has a teak rail cap.
Not mine, 2001-2002 vintage. No exterior teak. Maybe much older ones.
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Not mine, 2001-2002 vintage. No exterior teak. Maybe much older ones.
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If you find a boat you like and the only objection is the amount of teak, you could always just paint over it.
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If you find a boat you like and the only objection is the amount of teak, you could always just paint over it.
Or oil it or let it go gray
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Old 12-03-2021, 08:44 AM   #13
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Both the NTs and ATs are excellent boats. Would just wait it out until you find one in good shape. Wouldn’t be hung up on which brand. The NTs are a slight bit more efficient to my understanding but not enough to matter much. We get 8kts at 4.3gph on sea trial and on last long trip in slop.
The GBs are different boats but the Europas I think would give you the layout you’re looking for as well. There’s a GB for sale in East Greenwich RI listed with Nordhavn northeast. Know that boat and she’s in good shape to my knowledge having been well kept.
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looking for the same boat here in the East! Would love to hear from anyone with leads.
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Or oil it or let it go gray
Unless it is aready varnished
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Unless it is aready varnished
Strip it of the varnish, sand it, start doing some serious beer drink with the time and money you will be saving
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Can't argue with that Dan! But even stripping can be a pain too. I have nothing against beautiful gray weathered teak although some boats probably should be nicely varnished. Be careful what you sign up for in that case. This boat wouldn't look as good in weathered gray.
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Can't argue with that Dan! But even stripping can be a pain too. I have nothing against beautiful gray weathered teak although some boats probably should be nicely varnished. Be careful what you sign up for in that case. This boat wouldn't look as good in weathered gray.
Ah yup. My older bro had one like that.

Every 3 or 4 months the builder would come get it and put it away for the winter.
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Hello Tedku
Just on the off chance you may be interested, I have a 2007 Mainship 34. Single engine diesel, bow and stern thrusters. Perfect for a couple in their 70s to handle.
In excellent condition, lying Vancouver. Reply to me if you are interested and I can give you more details.
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Just on the off chance you may be interested, I have a 2007 Mainship 34. Single engine diesel, bow and stern thrusters. Perfect for a couple in their 70s to handle.
In excellent condition, lying Vancouver. Reply to me if you are interested and I can give you more details.
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Good boat but I don't think you have 2 staterooms, no? Also is it a vee berth or a queen/double?
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