New Listing: 2011 American Tug 41

2011  American Tug 41       Boy O Boy        $ 634,900

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Gorgeous interior joinery, Garmin dual touchscreen electronics package, 11-foot inflatable with 15-hp electric start & hydraulic crane.  Cummins electronic fuel injected 500hp engine.  Bow & stern thrusters with wireless remote.   Air conditioned with 44,000 BTU’s of 4-season comfort.

Nearly new and very well maintained.  Boy O Boy has just two season of usage.  Your opportunity to enjoy this lightly used American Tug without wait.  This is a great American made yacht.


Cummins QSC-500 engine delivers 7.75-kt cruise at just 3-gph!  The semi-displacement hull and 500-hp engine has the reserve power to move at up to 17-knots allowing you to safely navigate through the many fjords, narrows, and areas of adverse current along the Inside Passage or Intra-Coastal Waterway.


Wonderful Garmin electronics package featuring twin touch screen 5212 displays, integrated autopilot system, HD digital radar, Maretron weather transducer & NEMA 2000 backbone.

Full information and over 100 photos are here.

Boy O Boy is ready for your family’s next Expedition; to the Broughton’s, Alaska or Mexico!

Call Steve Scruggs at 360-466-2961 or for complete information or to arrange an appointment to get aboard this fine yacht located on Trawler Row in La Conner, WA at the American Tug factory.

New Listing: Nauticat 44 Motorsailer

1980 Nauticat 44 Motorsailer       La Rose       $184,500


Just returned from Alaska and ready for your family’s Expedition

La Rose is a very nice Nauticat 44 ketch-rigged motorsailer.  Equipped with the large 120-hp Ford Lehman diesel, 250-gallon tankage and a full keel with protected prop.  She is ideal for the Inside Passage, this is a 4-season cruiser.

Update:  Exterior woodwork was just stripped and refinished, she looks great with the LP hull paint and clean teak rails.


Exterior woodwork was just stripped, sanded and sealed.  She looks great!



Selden Main and Mizzen with updated Selden mainsail furling, newer Anderson stainless self-tailing winches, rigid boom vang, she sails well with her powerful full height sail plan, this is a fully rigged ketch.

Comfortable interior spaces with teak joiner work, large windows and great ventilation.  The Nauticat 44 makes a fabulous liveaboard or extended cruiser.

Just returned from Alaska. Gerry and I brought her down the Inside Passage. You can read about our delivery on my blog.  Read it here.

Call Steve Scruggs at 206-930-6139 or Gerry Henson at 253-740-8873 to arrange a private showing of La Rose in La Conner!  On Trawler Row now.

Sold Boat: 2004 American Tug 41

2004 American Tug 41      Prime Time II         now  Sold!

Built for her current owner; the original Pacific Northwest dealer for American Tugs.  She is well equipped and has been very meticulously maintained by an experienced yachtsman.

The American Tug 41 is a beautifully crafted raised pilothouse motor yacht.

Built in La Conner, Washington on a semi-displacement hull and designed to operate super efficiently at displacement hull-speeds.  When the skipper desires or the situation requires she can be powered up to run in semi-displacement trim allowing her to safely pass the narrows, rapids or areas of adverse current found all along the Inside Passage.  American Tugs are ideally suited for northwest 4-season cruising.

Powered by the Cummins QSC-540 common rail engine with complete maintenance records.  Equipped with bow and stern thrusters, Simrad 17-inch color displays & multi-function repeaters, Furuno NavNet color radar, chart plotter and high-power fish finder, built in PC with Coastal Explorer software, Tanner mast, factory custom cabinetry, abundant engine spares, Village Marine 600-gpd watermaker, Nova Kool refrigerator, Force Ten stove,  Hydronic heat system, Stidd helm chair, 11.5-foot AB inflatable with console and Yamaha 25 engine, etc.. The complete list is impressive.

Equipped to fish and proven lucky; Prime Time II has a trolling valve on the marine gear, two bridge-deck mounted deep freezers, Tanner stainless rocket launchers, custom stainless cleaning station, Tanner downrigger mounts, Simrad multi repeater in aft cockpit, custom rod security locker, and a gorgeous Magma stainless barbecue center.

Click here for a gallery of high resolution photos

Here is the Yachtworld listing with full details

Prime Time II is ready for your next Expedition; to the Broughton’s, Alaska or Mexico!

Now moored on Trawler Row in La Conner Marina, just below the American Tug factory.   Call Steve Scruggs to make a private appointment to see her.  Call 360-466-6139 or

Sold Boat: Albin 28 with Yanmar 315 diesel

Albin 28 Tournament Express with Alaska back           Now  Sold!

Owner wants her sold!  Make an offer; she is a really nice boat!

Albin 28 - Odyssey  Beautiful dark green Albin with low-hour Yanmar 315 inboard diesel.  Ideal for cruising and fishing the northwest waters. Albin 28 - Odyssey  Super solid construction with high quality equipment.  The salon & galley are full size and comfortable for a day or month of crusing.  Wallas diesel cabin heat and Heatercraft engine will make her a 4-season cruiser. Albin 28 - Odyssey Yanmar 315 with trolling gear, color sounder, large fish holds, live bait well, rod mounts, downrigger mounts, rocket launchers, coupled with a very large cockpit this is a capable boat for the sportsman. Bow thruster, power anchor windlass with large pulpit and Bruce anchor, stainless arch, capable electronics including plotter, autopilot and color sounder.  She is ready for your family’s next weekend or summer expedition. Full details are here. Call Steve at 206-321-2164 and let’s go see Odyssey in Anacortes, WA.

Sold Boat: 1994 Tollycraft 45

1994 Tollycraft 45        Compromise        now  Sold! by EYS


Gorgeous Tolly 45 Cockpit Motoryacht

Elegant Ed Monk design updated by Tolly with large aft cockpit.  The 45 has an aggressive profile with her rakish bow flare and reverse transom.  Enclosed aft deck extends the cruising space.


The ideal tri-cabin layout executed perfectly with clean decks and low maintenance wood free exterior.  Cabins fore & aft for privacy with the large salon and galley in the middle.  Compromise sleeps eight in four double berths; this is an excellent family boat.395

Flybridge seats six with a nice all-season enclosure and full controls. Updated electronics feature the Raymarine E-120 & E-80 LCD multifunction panels, Raymarine radar, fishfinder and autopilot integrate with the color displays.

Novurania 12-foot inflatable with a Johnson 40 hung from a power stern davit.

Full details and over 70 photos are here.

Well maintained and ready for your family’s next Expedition.  Call Steve Scruggs at 206-930-6139 or for full information.  She is moored on Trawler Row in La Conner.

Sold Boat: 1978 Gulfstar 44 Motor Yacht

1978 Gulfstar 44 Motor Yacht       Redemption         Sold by EYS!


Click here for a complete information and more photos


Redemption is an American made yacht, and that means quality!  Powered by a pair of economical and low-hour Perkins 180’s, which will deliver 9-knots at about 4.5-gph, that makes her an economical trawler.

Classic and proven tri-cabin layout has a large airy & bright main salon, large galley and a HUGE full beam aft master stateroom.  Two-cabins and two-heads, each with showers.

Great for family cruising, perfect liveaboard, or ready for your next Expedition.  Call Steve at 206-930-6139 to arrange a showing of Redemption.  Now on Trawler Row in the La Conner Marina.  Send an email to and request a link to a gallery of high-resolution photos.