Thursday, April 9, 2015

New Listing: 2004 American Tug 34

2004 American Tug 34   Fly Aweigh    now $292,500


Full details and specification can be found here.


Fly Aweigh has been nicely updated with new Garmin electronics including ultra fast 7212 display, high-definition radar and color sounder.  New AT electronics mast, new stainless “skylounge” upper deck furniture, new upholstery.


She has been nicely kept and well maintained.  Ready for your family’s summer Expedition.

Contact Steve Scruggs at 206-930-6139 or Gerry Henson at 253-740-8873 for more information or a private appointment to see Fly Aweigh in Anacortes, WA

Monday, April 6, 2015

New Listing: 2013 American Tug 395

2013 American Tug 395 Flybridge   Endurance   $577,500 

The first time American Tugs & Trawlers has offered a pre-owned American Tug 395.  Just 82-hours since new on the Cummins QSB 480-horsepower engine.   The 395 was designed with a bit more performance in mind; with a flatter bottom she is able to take advantage of the larger 480-hp engine and make nearly 22-knots.  This is the sports tug!

Flybridge equipped with a Mark Tanner built 316 fully-polished radar arch and bimini, Endurance will be fun to run, and fun in the sun taking advantage of the large upper deck for entertaining once you reach your destination.

The interior features American Tugs gorgeous sapele wood with gorgeous joinery.  Cork floors throughout with neutral colored upholstery.  Endurance has zone air conditioning / heat pumps so that each area can be fine tuned for your comfort.

A new Simrad NSS-12 multifunction system with dual-displays in the pilothouse and another at the flybridge, integrated with 4G broadband radar and the strong Simrad AP24 autopilot. This is the latest in Simrad high-definition integrated displays.

Endurance is "as new" and does not show any evidence of usage. This is your opportunity to purchase a pre-owned AT-395 that is turn-key ready for summer.   Great colors & options; she will sell quickly.

Complete information and 80-photos of Endurance.

Call American Tugs & Trawlers to make a private appointment to see Endurance.  Steve Scruggs at 206-930-6139 or Gerry Henson at 253-740-8873.  She is at the American Tugs factory in La Conner.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Our April Ad: Come to Trawler Row

Call Steve Scruggs at 206-930-6139 - or Gerry Henson at 253-740-8873 - to arrange a private showing of any of our fine boats.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

American Tug Availabilities

Call Steve Scruggs at 206-930-6139 or Gerry Henson at 253-740-8873 to arrange a visit & see all of our boats.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Rich Haynie Insurance for your American Tug

For the first fifteen years of my career I was an insurance agent, after we sold the family's Independent Insurance Agency, I moved my own accounts to Rich Haynie Insurance.  They have always provided me the same high level of customer service that our agency provided. 

I have known Rich for 25 years, now Ron Randall has joined the team as the marine specialist.  This is a small world as I grew up just down the street from Ron.  I am happy to endorse these folks and pleased they have come up with a good program for my American Tug clients.  

Give Ron a call at 1-800-688-7016.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Factory Tours & Open Docks

American Tug Factory Tours & Open Docks

Saturday March 7th 10am – 4pm

Skagit County is in full bloom with Daffodils this week!

Come and take a tour & see our quality build.  Made in America!

When: This Saturday – March 7th – from 10am till 4pm
  At American Tugs – 800 S Pearle Jensen Way, La Conner, WA  98257
At the north basin of the La Conner Marina.  Come around the back to the large doors.

What:  Factory tours, open house, Q&A, open boats, See the build process.  The daffodil fields are in full bloom, come on up to Skagit County!

See:  – On the shop floor we have several boats under construction
– See how we laminate the hulls, install mechanical components & wiring, build out the interiors, see the fine finish joinery and add the highest quality hardware.

On Trawler-row:   – See Sequel the latest new American Tug 365 & Salish Lady  a new American Tug 485 complete & on display!  Plus we have great brokerage boats; four pre-owned American Tug 41’s & 2 nice trawlers!

Map to American Tug


Currently on Trawler Row:

Monday, February 16, 2015

Hull Lamination Time Lapse Video

We just shot this cool time lapse of the lamination of a new American Tug 365 hull.  Start to finish the hull takes 9-days.  There are over twenty laminated parts that make up a complete AT365.  In total the boat will take 16-weeks to complete and will have over 1,100 parts.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Passing of a friend

Bob Lane, former Times reporter and boating expert, dies at 80

Bob Lane, a writer for a yachting magazine and a former Seattle Times journalist, died Thursday from complications of a stroke he suffered in mid-December. He was 80.

Bob Lane, former Times reporter and boating expert, dies at 80 | Local News | The Seattle Times

All of us in the Tomco family are saddened by the passing of Bob.  He was a nice guy and straight-forward journalist.  He reviewed several of our American Tugs and was always a gentleman to have aboard.  I remember a good conversation we shared on the docks at Sullivan Bay, a true yachtsman.    


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

American Tugs at Seattle Boats Afloat Show

Come and see us from January 23rd thru February 1st   January 31st 

The Seahawks are going to the Superbowl! The show closes a day early.

January 2015 location

Three American Tugs on display.  Our tugs are located Just inside the south entrance.

See the new American Tug 485 at the show

See the new American Tug 485 at the show

See the 2005 American Tug 41 Justatug at the show

See the 2005 American Tug 41 Justatug at the show

See the newly updated American Tug 365 at the show

See the newly updated American Tug 365 at the show

Come and see us.  Order your new American Tug at the show for show only savings!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Cruise to Alaska in 2015 with American Tugs

It is time to go to Alaska with your American Tug friends.  2015 is the year!

We have planned an Alaskan Adventure with Mark Bunzel and his Waggoner Flotilla Cruising trips.  Those that made one of his three cruises this past summer all had a great experience.  We want to draw on his unique expertise for a fun and well executed cruise to Alaska.

American Tug’s Waggoner Flotilla Trip to Alaska
May 16th – June 5th, 2015

Complete information at

We are very pleased to offer the American Tug Owner’s Group a special flotilla trip program to SE Alaska. We call this a program because it includes:
  • Planning Kit with 3 Douglass Cruising Guides covering BC and SEAK, Inside Passage Planning Maps, 2015 Waggoner Cruising Guide, 2015 Ports & Passes, and Local Knowledge books.
  • 3 day Seminar program in March or April
  • 3 Week One-Way Flotilla from Anacortes to Ketchikan with events at a number of locations. Some dinners are group pot-luck dinners. Some are at the most popular marina restaurants on the Inside Passage. We include a “All you can eat – crab and prawn dinner” at Pierre’s Echo Bay Lodge and Marina in the package. All other dinner events are optional and paid for by each boat.
  • All arrangements with marinas are pre-reserved and coordinated for advance notice and potential weather delays. Owners are responsible for their own moorage.
  • Flotilla leader Mark Bunzel will lead the trip providing individual daily briefings including weather and suggested routing with  coordination for all participants. On going communication with all participants before and during the trip. There are also typically 2-3 check-in phone calls with the participants before departure.
  • Flotilla participation is priced at $2500 per boat. A 50% deposit is due upon sign-up. Planning Kits will be shipped and seminar registration confirmed upon first payment. 50% due 60 days prior to departure.

Let’s join Mark for his first trip of 2015 to Alaska.