Nordic Tug 32 [SOLD]

Nordic Tug 32 [SOLD]


What can you say about Nordic Tugs.
This vessel has an original layout finished to a high standard with the exception of the main salon ceiling which was refurbished to a higher standard. [The ceiling has a port for future installation of a furnace unit]
The March 2020 Marine Survey notes that this particular Nordic Tug is a testament to the regular maintenance this vessel has received.
The present owner has had the boat for 5 years and completed numerous upgrades along with regular and continuous service.

These vessels have a proven sea worthiness and built to a high standard. This particular vessel is #49 in what continues to be a respected line of boats built in the USA.

Later built vessels are known as Nordic Tug 34's but are basically the same as the 32.

Starting forward there is a Maxwell RC10 windlass with a Rocna 15kg anchor that was new in 2015 with 150' 5/16" marked galvanized chain and 250' of 3 strand 5/8" rode. The storage locker is self draining with an access forward of the owners stateroom.
There is also a salt water anchor wash down system installed - 2018.
A spare Bruce anchor, chain and rode are stowed below the aft cockpit sole.
Windlass control is with deck mounted step pads and from the pilothouse control unit.

In the forward cabin there is a comfortable queen size berth with lots of storage in lockers port and starboard.
The cabin has vented heat provided by the onboard diesel furnace.
A small 'Faria' depth sounder with alarm is also located in the owners stateroom [night time peace of mind]
Above the forward stateroom is a skylight hatch for emergency egress.
The Bow Thruster, one of the two onboard, is located and accessible below the forward berth and is powered by the ship's starter 12v battery.

Moving aft to starboard is a large head with vanity and dedicated shower stall.
The marine head is in compliance with ABYC regulations and is a 'Vacuflush' model with waste retained in a 35 gallons polyethylene tank with Y valve control and macerator - 2018.
A dedicated 'Rule' bilge pump on a float switch pumps shower water overboard above the waterline. The head sink is also drains above the waterline.

Steps to port bring you up and into the pilothouse with the command station to starboard.
Access to the decks port and starboard is thru sliding teak doors.
Engine controls, instrument cluster, alarms and modern navigational instruments are well structured at the command station.

In 2017 the owner updated and integrated most of the instruments with the following;
Raymarine Axiom 12" & Raymarine Axiom 9"
EV200 Autopilot
Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/GPS VHF
Raymarine Quantum Radar
Raymarine Autohelm

Also located on the bridge are the following;
'Xantex' Battery monitor
Richie 4" card compass
'Ratline' Spot/Searchlight
'Weems & Path' 6" chronometer and Barometer
'Topagree' Fresh water level digital meter [2018]
'Fell' Man overboard shut down control with wrist watch signaling device - 2018.
Dual AM615BT stereo with speakers
Control units for both Bow and Stern Thrusters
CO2 monitor
'Gobius' Black water tank monitor

The engine and most mechanical systems are located underneath the command bridge sole.
This area is well laid out with comfortable access to the components.

Notes from the Cummins website on the 6BT 5.9m diesel motor; ConfigurationIn-line 6-cylinder, 4-stroke dieselBore & Stroke102 mm x 119 mm (4.02 in x 4.72 in)Displacement5.9 L (359 in3)AspirationTurbocharged/AftercooledRotationCounterclockwise facing flywheel

  • Highest production 6 liter diesel ever made and is still in production in over 6 countries worldwide
  • The most proven mid-range diesel platform and is used in multiple market

Fuel filter is a 'Raycor' 900 fg
Fuel is carried in a 200US gallon alloy tank secured aft of the engine compartment below the main salon sole.

The electrical system includes;
Engine start - 1 x Group 27 battery
House - 4 x Trojan T-105 batteries
Stern Thruster - 1 x Group 27 battery charged via a 'Pro Marine' Pro Sport 6 when on shore power.
Bow Thruster - 1 x Group 27 battery
House, engine start and bow thruster are charged from 'Balmar' 120 amp alternator using a 'Balmar' ARS-5 regulator, an 'Outback' FX2012MT battery charger and the two solar panels regulated by a 'Viltron' Smartsolar Charge controller
Solar power is provide by 2 x 170 watt 'Victron' panels.
The vessel is wired with 120v shore powered meets ABYC requirements including a 'Guest' galvanic Isolator.
There is a 2000 watt inverter installed in the engine room
The shore power connector is a 'Smart Plug'

Stepping down on the port side is the main salon spaciously laid out with a galley positioned aft the the pilothouse.
Galley equipment includes;
'Nova Kool' R4502 DC 12 v/120v refrigerator/freezer
''Princess' 2 burner propane stove top with gas sensor and control panel switched on the pilothouse 12v circuit board.
'Daewood' microwave oven
Stainless steel galley sink with hot and cold pressurized water
The fresh water supply comes from 2 x 50 gallon [US] built in tanks found port and starboard beneath the salon sole.
A 'Seaward' S-700 6 gallon heater - AC powered and engine is located in the engine compartment.
There is a backup 12v portable 'Dometic' 2016 fridge/freezer stored in the salon
The dinette is to port and is configured to provide an additional berth.
Cabin heat is supplied by an ARDIC Diesel Hydronic heater installed in the engine compartment with heat ducting throughout the vessel.

Lighting throughout the vessel is LED with the exception of one RED nighttime fixture

Stepping up into the cockpit the area there is a stainless steel frame with a 'Sunbrella' cover with snaps to position a dropdown curtain.
A vented storage locker has two 11# pound propane bottles [2018] with associated regulator and solenoid valve.
A rail mounted 'Dickinson' BBQ with it's own propane cylinder is positioned on the starboard rail.
An electric 12v down rigger mount is positioned on the port side. The vessel comes with one down rigger.
Mounted on the swim grid on 'St. Croix' Davits is a 2015 'Highfield' model 260 Rigid [Aluminum] hull inflatable with a Yamaha 2.5hp outboard motor.

A ladder takes you topside where there is a locker with 500' of floating line for stern tie-up.
There is storage for kayak, traps and deck chairs
The anchor light is switched on from the pilot house and has a sensor to shut off when left on while daylight.
'Sunbrella' Covers are secured over the windows and pilot house doors for weather protecting.

This well cared for vessel is ready to cruise



Year: 1990
Length: 32’

Builder - Nordic Tugs Inc.

Model - 32

Year - 1990

Length - 32 ft

Beam - 11 ft

Draft - 3 ft

Displacement - 16,000 Lbs [Dry]

Maximum Speed - 12 Knots

Engine - Cummins 6BT 5.9M Diesel

Construction - Glass Reinfored Plastic

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