American Tug 485 Information

The new American Tug 485


American Tug 485-05 American Dream with Flybridge

Photo gallery of hull #5 in high-resolution – click here


American Tug 485-04 with Flybridge

Photo gallery of hull #4 in high-resolution – click here

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Moxie – American Tug 485-03 with flybridge

Photo Gallery of Moxie – click here

Salish Lady – American Tug 485-02 – Just Launched! 

Photo Gallery of Salish Lady – click here

No Zip Code – American Tug 485-01

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The new American Tug 485 

– hull #8 is next available!

Pacific Nor’west Boating article on the 485 – June 2014 – Read it here

Sea Magazine article on the 485 – August 2014 – Read it here

At just under 50-feet she is the perfect size for the long distance cruiser.  The new AT-485 offers a large salon with opportunities for owners choice of arrangement and customization.

Using American Tugs time proven Lynn Senour semi-displacement hull form, the 485 will deliver excellent efficiency at speed and incredible stability provided by her hard chines and full keel.  The long keel allows smooth tracking and protects the running gear.

Come on by the factory and let’s talk about your next boat.  Take a look at the builds as they are coming along, we are very excited about our newest model.

 Hull #8 is available for a 2017 delivery

LOA: 49-feet   LWL: 45-feet   Beam: 16-feet  Disp: 34,000Lbs  Range: 1700-miles

Contact Steve Scruggs for full information on any of the American Tugs
360-466-2961 or

Factory Tours & Open Docks

American Tug Factory Tours & Open Docks

Saturday October 3rd  –  from 10am – 3pm

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Come and take a tour & see our quality build.  Made in America!

When: This Saturday – October 3rd – from 10am till 3pm

  At American Tugs – 800 S Pearle Jensen Way, La Conner, WA  98257
At the north basin of the La Conner Marina.  Come around the back to the large doors.

What:  Factory tours, open house, Q&A, open boats, see the build process.

See:  – On the shop floor we have several boats under construction
– See how we laminate the hulls, install mechanical components & wiring, build out the interiors, see the fine finish joinery and add the highest quality hardware.

On Trawler-row:    Our docks are full.  Come and see the brokerage boats and pre-owned American Tugs.

Map to American Tug



American Tug Owners: Burgee contest winner

Update:  New ATUGOA burgee chosen at the 2015 Rendezvous

Congratulations Alan Grube for your submission, the new American Tug Owners burgee.

ATUGOA burgee contest winner 9-2015 Alan Grube entry

Alan has won a new Ring Buoy with graphics donated by Scott Soes of the Anders Sign Company.  Thanks Scott for supporting our fleet.

Let’s design a burgee!  The American Tug Owners need their own unique burgee to fly with pride from the stem fitting.

Burgee contest

Download the entry form PDF here.

Submit your entries to the factory at prior to the big Fall Rendezvous over Labor Day weekend.  We will be displaying all the entrants on Saturday, September 5th and then taking ballots prior to the dinner.

Let me know of any questions.  Steve 206-930-6139 or