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2011 Ranger Tugs R-27

  • 27 ft
  • Trawler
  • Fort Pierce

Yacht Price



YOLO is a Great Loop veteran and ready to cruise again immediately. The Ranger Tugs R-27 is a trailerable coastal cruiser whose salty tug-like appearance makes her one of the most distinctive small boats on the water. The R27 offers the comfort and fuel economy of a big trawler in a smaller package.


  • Manufacturer
    Ranger Tugs
  • Model
  • Year
  • LOA
    27 ft - 8.23 meter
  • Beam
    8 ft - 2.44 meter
  • Draft - max
    2 ft - 0.61 meter
  • Engine Brand
  • Engine Hours
  • Number of Rooms
  • Category
  • Condition
  • Location
    Fort Pierce
  • Vessel Name
  • Boat Type
  • Hull Material
  • Hull Type
    Modified Vee
  • Hull Color
  • HIN:
  • Designer:
  • Flag of Registry
  • Available for sale in U.S. waters
  • Length
    27 ft - 8.23 meter
  • LOA:
    27 ft - 8.23 meter
  • Beam:
    8 ft - 2.44 meter
  • Draft - max:
    2 ft - 0.61 meter
  • Bridge Clearance:
    8 ft - 2.44 meter
  • Dry Weight:
    6200 lbs
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine(s):
  • Hours:
  • Cruise Speed:
    12 MPH
  • Range:
  • Joystick Control:
  • Engine Type:
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Horsepower:
    180 (Individual), 180 (combined)
  • Max Speed:
    18 MPH
  • Total Cabins:
  • Total Berths:
  • Total Sleeps:
  • Total Heads:
  • Captains Cabin:
  • Crew Cabins:
  • Crew Berths:
  • Crew Sleeps:
  • Crew Heads:
Ranger Tugs R-27 Overview

YOLO is a well outfitted 2011 Ranger Tugs R-27 that has been nicely maintained, outfitted and upgraded for cruising. The boat features a new West Marine RIB and Mercury outboard engine, a Mase 3.3 KW generator, a reverse cycle air conditioner and heater, side enclosures for the cockpit and a propane stove. The Yanmar 4BY2 180 HP diesel main engine provides more than enough power to cruise this boat upward of 16 knots. A SportRack roof storage box has also been installed to provide a large amount of additional storage to this smaller footprint boat. This boat has completed the Great Loop and is turnkey and ready to continue on the Great Loop or other cruising adventures.

Ranger Tugs R-27 Walk Through

From the fiberglass swim platform, you step through the starboard transom door into the cockpit. On the cockpit, you walk into the main cabin through the large centered glass and aluminum hinged door. Once inside the main cabin, you will find the head starboard aft, the galley along the starboard bulkhead and the helm forward to starboard. To port is the convertible 4 place dinettemates bench seat hird berth along the port bulkhead in the main cabin and the guest cabin below the dinette. The master stateroom is down and forward in the bow. Engine room access is via the lazarette hatch.

Ranger Tugs R-27 Accommodations

YOLO offers a master stateroom forward with a V-berth (and filler), a guest stateroom port aft under the dinette (currently storage cabinets) and the dinette can convert to sleep 1-2 additional guests.

Ranger Tugs R-27 Main Cabin

The bright and airy main cabin features a comfortable 4 place dinette that converts to a mates bench seat and a berth to sleep 1-2 additional guests. The entrance to the guest stateroom is aft of the dinette to port, the head is aft to starboard, a nice size galley with all the necessary equipment is located along the starboard bulkhead and the helm is forward of the galley. The side windows open and include screens and curtains and four overhead hatches with blinds allow for outside light and ventilation. A flat screen TV folds down from above the companionway to the master stateroom and the sole is teak and holly.


The galley is located along the port bulkhead in the main cabin and features:

  • Nova Kool 12 VDC refrigerator/freezer
  • Princess 2-burner propane stove top with oven
  • Contoure microwave oven
  • Magic Chef countertop Ice Maker
  • Corian countertop
  • Large stainless steel sink
  • Below counter storage cabinets and drawers


The lower helm is starboard forward in the main cabin and offers the following equipment:

  • Garmin GPSmap Multi-Function Display
  • Garmin HD Radar
  • AIS
  • Nebo transponder
  • Garmin GHC 10 autopilot with wireless handheld controller
  • Garmin VFH 200 Radio with DSC
  • Yanmar i5601E engine monitoring display
  • Throttle and shift control
  • Sidepower Bow and Stern Thruster Controls with wireless handheld controller
  • Jabsco searchlight controls
  • Trim Tab and windlass Controls
  • Ritchie Compass
  • High water bilge alarm


Dining space for 4 is available at the convertible table in the main cabin.

Ranger Tugs R-27 Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is forward and offers a V-berth with filler, under berth storage, reading lights, fans, synthetic teak and holly sole, an overhead hatch with shades and a deployable ladder to access the fore deck.

Ranger Tugs R-27 Guest Stateroom

The guest stateroom is aft and to port in the main cabin and offers a double berth and storage shelves. Currently this space is being used for storage but the storage cabinet is easily removable.

Ranger Tugs R-27 Head

This yacht features a wet head with:

  • Jabsco electric toilet
  • Cobalt blue glass bowl sink with faucethandheld shower
  • Molded fiberglass vanity with storage cabinet
  • One opening window hatch and portlight
  • Large Mirror
Ranger Tugs R-27 Cockpit

The cockpit is enclosed with a canvas bimini and isinglass side panels and the rubberized teak and holly flooring provides great traction for deck work. The large L-shaped seating to port and aft is very comfortable and provides space for dining or entertaining and there is access to the narrow side walkways available on both sides. There are four hatches in the lazarette for access to the engine, generator, storage, steering and battery compartments. A propane locker with propane tank is mounted under the aft seat. On the swim platform there are fenders attached aft, a stainless steel deployable swim ladder, weaver davits and access to the new West Marine RIB tender.

Ranger Tugs R-27 Audio & Video Equipment

This yacht is outfitted with the following audio and video equipment:

  • Large Majestic 22" flat screen TV in the main cabin
  • Fusion MS-UD755 stereo with speakers in the Master Stateroom, Main Cabin and exterior
  • Fusion audio device dock
  • Majestic over the air TV antenna
Ranger Tugs R-27 Electronics

This yacht is outfitted with the following electronics:

  • Garmin GPSmap Multi-Function Display
  • Garmin HD Radar
  • AIS
  • Nebo transponder
  • Garmin GHC 10 autopilot with wireless handheld controller
  • Garmin VFH 200 Radio with DSC
  • Yanmar i5601E engine monitoring display
Ranger Tugs R-27 Electrical System

This yacht is outfitted with the following electrical equipment:

  • Mase 3.3 KW Generator with low hours
  • Victron 30 amp Blue Smart Charger
  • 4 - Group 27 batteries (2021)
  • Battery switches
  • 30 amp shore power cord
  • 30a Galvanic Isolator
Ranger Tugs R-27 Engine & Mechanical Equipment

This yacht is outfitted with the following engine & mechanical equipment:

  • Yanmar 4BY2-180 180 HP main engine (1,616 hours)
  • Yanmar KMH40A Transmission
  • Reverse cycle air conditionerheater
  • Fuel filter for the main engine and generator
  • Adjustable packing shaft seal
  • SeaWard 6 Gallon Water heater
  • Electric cabin heater
  • Sidepower Bow and Stern thrusters
Ranger Tugs R-27 Fire & Safety Equipment

This yacht is outfitted with the following safety & fire protection equipment:

  • Johnson bilge high water alarms
  • XINTEX propane fume detector
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Jabsco Search Light
  • Dual horns
  • PFDs
  • Flares

Next Generation Yachting offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal from that yacht market without notice. Next Generation Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Curtis Stokes & Associates . She is offered as a convenience by this yacht broker to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a specific yacht for sale.


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