American Tug 49

Boat Tests


Builder: American Tug

Model: 49

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Cruiser

Cabins 1 master, 2 guest

LOA: 53'2"

Beam: 15'10"

Draft: 4'10"

Weight: 36,000 lbs. (wet)

Standard Power: 1/575-hp Volvo Penta D9

Optional Power: upon request

Fuel Capacity: 800 gal

Water Capacity: 210 gal


Volvo Penta electronic controls
SeaStar hydraulic steering
Princess 3-burner propane cooktop and wall oven w/ magnetic sensor shutoffs and sniffer
Muir Cheetah hydraulic windlass w/ 200-ft. of chain
5/8-D AGM batteries
9-kW Northern Lights genset
2.5" Aquamet 22 shaft w/ dripless seal
Reverso oil-change system
duplex Racors on engine, single on genset
600-gpd Village Marine watermaker
210-gph Reverso fuel purifier
Kobalt s/s toolbox
Side-Power bow and stern thrusters w/ wireless remote
Groco internal seawater strainers
35,000-Btu Hurricane diesel furnace
2nd alternator
Karadon countertops
Dennon surround-sound system
TDI shore-power cable and reel
cockpit control station
2/Nova Kool ‘fridge/freezers on separate breakers
Raymarine autopilot and VHF


2/Garmin 5215 touchscreen displays
Steelhead Marine WD1000 davit w/ hydraulic luffing
Scott Boyle settee table

This article originally appeared in the June 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.