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1983 26 (ft.) NORDIC TUGS 26

Inactive - This listing is not for sale at this time

General Information

Listing# 97036

Unknown, OH, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
26 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Number of Engines
Engine Type

General Details


Low Hours on Upgraded 85 HP Engine - Excellent Fuel Economy - Long Range

Private Double Forward Cabin - Additional Berths for Two in Salon

Equipped as Coast Guard Auxiliary Vessel

Trailer Included

Walk Around Decks - Large Aft Cockpit - Good Working Fore-Deck


Length Over All...... 26 ft  4 in Beam....................     9 ft 6 in Draft......................      2 ft 9 in Weight..................  7,500 lbs Bridge Clearance .. 9 ft 6 in Headroom................ 6 ft 6 in Hull Type - Semi Displacement Engine... Perkins Diesel - 85 HP  (1004 hours) Fuel ......................... 75gal Water ......................   50 gal Waste .....................  20 gal Vessel is currently certified as a Coast Guard Auxiliary boat with all required equipment  
Accomodations and Walk Through
Sleeps (4) - Double berth forward - Salon settee converts to a double  The Nordic Tugs-26 is an excellent vessel for a couple to cruise comfortably and economically - She also has room for 2 additional guests to sleep aboard. The Aft cockpit is large for a vessel of this size and there is access to a swim platform aft.  There is also a complete walk around deck for access for and aft. The Salon is entered from the aft deck and provides a complete galley to Port, and large settee/dining area to Starbd ( settee converts to a double berth) - There is ample floor space in this configuration, and large windows Port and Starbd for a bright airy feeling Up a couple of steps from the Salon is the Pilot house with confortable helm seat to Starbd, Plus 2 quick access top opening boxes on each side,  and an additional seat to Port - Huge windows all around offer excellent visibility. Two side doors provide direct access to the side decks or forward deck. A partial bulkhead between the Pilot House and Salon alows for easy conversation between the captain and guests in the Salon Down a few steps - Forward is the head w/shower and forward state room.  CABIN Forward  =  Double berth, hanging locker, front opening linen closet  below bunk, top loaded storage under bunk , convenience seat   w/storage under, shelf over hanging locker, Bomar hatch with screen    HEAD - enclosed manual toilet, sink (pressure hot/cold water), cabinet   under, open cabinet under side deck,  shower w/sump disconnected)  Pilot House,   =  windshield wiper, anti fogging fan, original seat installed    ( TO make more room for CGAUX patrol use), custom seats came with the   boat in storage  - will go with the boat, storage under the seats,   custom navigation desk, teak grill folds down over forward   companion way for extra room, Hinged helm console with teak    wheel., Rudder angle indicator, Marine bell clock FLOORING : Carpet on fiberglass  SALOON SEATING 4 comfortably, lift out dinette table drops  to make   a double berth SALOON STORAGE - Hanging locker, storage under seat front and top    access and behind the back seat cushions,  BAR cabinet, handy shelf   over hanging locker 
The galley is quite functional and very complete for a vessel of this size -It is designed for cruising with a stove, refrigerator, sink w.pressurized water, and large counter top.  The Galley extends along the full length of the Salon and is well lit by large side windows. full set of cooking utensils - flatware - plates - cups   Refrigerator: AC/DC front loading  under the galley counter Stove: 2 burner Arego combination AC / alcohol in counter top w/bread       board Cover Single sink with hot/cold pressure water             STORAGE:  Cabinets under the sink and stove Water heater AC/engine AC 12 cup coffee maker
Electrical and Electronics
  ELECTRONICS / ENTERTAINMENT  TV: Antenna and fixtures in place but the TV set got stolen over the winter Radar:  Furuno NAVnet VX Color video Plotter Depth sounder Cricket 2.0-200 ft Compass : Top reading lighted VHF Radios: Two 54 channel VHF-FM radios,  one is DSC, MSSI Loud hailer; Standard Horizon VHL-300 30 watt fog horn, bell and whistle two way speaker/microphones fore and aft KNOT METR / LOG:  Impulse 200 speed log DEPTH METER: Impulse 2.0' to 200 ' w/alarm                     GPS:  GARMIN MAP 162 Horns: Compressor w/tank in engine room   Kahlenberg air Whistle (off a seam yard engine)   air horn (from a WWII Explosives plant)                 ELECTRICAL: 12 volt breaker panel  BATTERIES – 2 #27 12 volt marine with selector switch Battery charger AC Breaker panel 70 watt DC to AC converter Shore power outlet. 30 AMP shore power cable with 15 AMP converter pigtail Bilge Pump / auto switch . Oil drain pump Vacuum cleaner Solar panel to chare batteries
Engine & Mechanical
The engine room is located amid-ships below the Pilot House.  This affords excellent access and good weight distribution. Perkins Diesel - 85 HP  ( 1004 hours )   uses 1 gal per hour at 6 kts, HEAT— Salon installed and A portable ceramic heaters ENGINE ROOM ACCESS- Pilot house floor and saloon steps  ENGINE CONTROLS-  starboard side  RACOR 500MA Series Fuel and water seporator  PROPELLERS – TYPE – four blade  FIRE EXTINGUISHER SYSTE: 2 ABC  BILGE PUMPS – POWER auto switch wired directly to the  battery  OIL CHANGE SYSTEM  HYDRAULIC STEERING SYSTEM   
Hull and Deck
This is a ruggedly built vessel - and well thought out for cruising.  Her large aft deck is ideal for setting up chairs and relaxing either underway or at a mooring.  From the aft deck is there is easy access to the swim platform. Good walk around side decks make it easy to move fore and aft, and her foredeck allows for easy handling of lines or ground tackle. The boat has a distinctive nautical look with her functional Pilot house, well proportioned Salon, and even a smoke stack ( non functional).  Beautiful fore and aft pulpits add to the Nautical flavor and provide a good measure of safety. The hull has a factory color molded into the gel coat that avoids the scratches of boats with painted hulls. She is designed for protected water cruising or offshore passages, Custom chart desk in Pilot House Night lighting has been installed in Pilot House Dual sets of Pilot house seats - standard and upgraded Swim Platform w/ladder Hull Green Awl Grip paint year unknown BOTTOM PAINT - 2012 ANCHORS – TYPE / SIZE    Large Plow with chain and more than 220 ft rode -    Danforth with chain and 100' rode    Anchor roller  teak swim platform with ss ladder Exterior locker packages in cockpit w/ folding seats Custom AC Cockpit lights Sampson post forward hawser cleats aft mid-ship cleats Mooring line -          At least 6 fenders a couple over sized Custom teak rails with belaying pins for lines   Towing bit 2 folding deck chairs 2 folding deck seats for the cockpit lockers
Additional Information
Includes Calkins trailer for storage or over road transport SCREENED HATCHES / PORTS - Bowmar hatch forward, round opening ports in the forward cabin and in the head. Pilot house sliding doors, Saloon a combination hatch Snap on screen and covers for the openings, UV covers for the pilothouse windows. venetian blinds in the saloon  CABIN FANS: Two AC fans and one DC fan. DC-AC- converter for the AC fans  NUMBER CABIN LIGHTS  -  Two in the forward cabin, one in the head, two with  red night lighting in the pilot house, two in the saloon 4 cockpit seats    SAFETY EQUIPMENT :            LIFE JACKETS - 5throwable life rings 2  decorator throw-able seat cushions custom cockpit lighting Plow anchor w/ chain & rode Danforth anchor w/ chain & rode  
This is a SALTY vessel with very distinctive characteristics.  She has an upright profile with plumb bow and a well arranged interior, very suitable for the cruising couple. More than just an eye catching design, she is well constructed and quite able to head offshore for extended coastal cruising. Construction is solid fiberglass, and her full keel, semi-displacement hull features a rounded transom and wide 9 ft 6 in beam. This was a popular vessel with a production run of 172 boats, and is still an excellent choice today for the cruiser looking for an economical - comfortable boat.
Manufacturer Provided Description
The 26 was a remarkably spacious and comfortable design, with built in quality, meant safety and long-term value. Underway she cruised comfortably up to14 knots depending on her engine options--. The Nordic Tug 26 was retired in 1997 after 17 years of production. More than 175 Tugs were built during the production run.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.