The pioneer of the pleasure-tug industry, Nordic Tugs has offered the discerning cruiser high-quality yachts for more than a quarter century.
Handcrafted in the United States of America, Nordic Tugs undergo extensive quality assurance checks and every boat is taken through a full day sea trial to ensure a quality finished product is delivered to each customer.
Every Nordic tug is backed by our exclusive gold standard warranty,which provides one year stern to stern coverage and warrants the hull for a full 10 years against both structural failure and osmotic blistering.
Distinctive styling, quality construction and legendary sea keeping abilities have made Nordic Tugs a modern cruising classic.
Few trawler style yachts available today can match up to the Nordic tug 42, with its remarkable seaworthiness, rugged construction and long list of thoughtful interior and exterior features developed with the cruising boater in mind.
DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
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Guest SR/S: 2/0
- Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
42' 0" (12.80m)
40' 2" (12.24m)
13' 10" (4.22m)
4' 7" (1.40m)
44' 8" (13.61m)
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The Nordic Tug 42 pilothouse fetaures comfortable lounge areas, full 360 degree views and direct access to the decks from both sides of the vessel. The roomy recessed helm station features a large ship style wheel, chart table with drawers and lots of room for all of the latest electronics.
Just steps away from the pilothouse is a well-appointed salon with teak entertainment center, 20 inch flat panel TV and Bose sound system that adds to the enjoyment of any day - or night. A comfortable settee with under-seat storage that coverts to an additional berth, and the well-equipped u-shaped galley features a full size AC/DC refrigerator/freezer, electric range, microwave oven and trash compactor. Corian counter tops and handcrafted Sapele Mahogany cabinetry are used throughout and a choice of four interior packages are available for owners looking to personalize their interior decor options.
The comfortable master stateroom features a queen sized bed with ample storage, including hanging locker and drawer space for extended cruising.
The navigation station is located off the companion way and provides a comfortable set and chart table with convenient access to all power distribution panels.
Powered by a single 500 to 625 horsepower Volvo electronic control, diesel engine, the Nordic Tugs 42 offers top speeds of 16 knots, with an economical cruising range of 1700 nautical miles at eight knots, making her the ideal boat for cruising both inland and coastal waters. Inside and out, the Nordic Tugs 42 offers the freedom, security and comfort to take you just about anywhere you want to go.
Patented Hull Design
Nordic Tugs are known for their seaworthiness, comfort, stability and efficiency. These traits are due to her unique hull design. The Company has been designing hulls since 1980 and they have refined semi-displacement hulls that are fast and fuel efficient. This has resulted in an incredible hull that provides a quiet, comfortable ride. With a single diesel engine, Nordic Tugs gives you the fuel economy of a displacement hull, with speeds far greater than a displacement hull can achieve.
Nordic Hull Characteristics
A fine-entry bow provides a quiet dry ride in adverse weather conditions.
Her full keel improves tracking and reduces drift when maneuvering.
Hard chines reduce roll, increase efficiency and add to the inherently stable ride.
The molded mid guard adds strength to an already solid hull.
A flared hull helps keep the boat dry.
A heavy-duty stainless steel shoe protects the propeller and rudder.
A round-reverse transom adds strength and helps shed water in a heavy following sea.
Color - Oyster gel coat hull w/colored inset & waterline
Structural lamination w/multiple layers of hand laminated knitted fiberglass & resin
Stringers - Continuous full length foam cored hand laminated fiberglass structural stringers
Boarding platform with SS through bolted brackets and under mounted telescopic swim ladder
Hull Guards - UV-stabilized PVC-guards; anchor, hull and sheer, 316 SS inset on hull side guard