Ranger Tugs

Ready to Roam. Reed Yacht Sales is the Great Lakes dealer for Ranger Tugs. Ranger Tugs believes in Quality Cruising and Real Community. Their tugs are designed by lifelong boaters with a passion for having fun on the water. When you buy a Ranger Tug, you’re not just buying a boat, you’re joining a family. Designed and built by hand in the USA.

Yamaha Sales Event

Yamaha "Hit the Water" Sales Event

Through the “Hit the Water” sales event, customers who purchase eligible, new Yamaha outboards in the 30-to-300 horsepower models have an opportunity to add two years Y.E.S. coverage+ to three years of Yamaha Limited Warranty coverage to receive five years of total coverage protection. For the 425 and 450 models, customers can add two years of Y.E.S. coverage+ to five years of Yamaha Limited Warranty coverage for seven years of total coverage protection.

In addition, customers who purchase outboards in the 2.5-25 horsepower range can receive up to six years of total coverage protection by adding three years of Y.E.S. coverage+ to three years of Yamaha Limited Warranty coverage. On top of that, new outboard purchases in the 2.5-25 horsepower range are also eligible for up to $500 in dealer credit, depending on the model.

Top 5 Ranger Tugs Dealer for 2022 and 2023!

We were awarded a Top 5 Ranger Tugs dealer for three years in a row (2021, 2022 and 2023) at the recent Ranger Tugs Dealer meeting. Pictured from left to right is Jeff Messmer, Brent Reed, Lesley Reed and John Livingston.

Ranger Rendezvous

2022 Ranger Tugs Rendezvous - Roche Harbor Marina

Ranger Tug owners are part of the strongest boating community on the water. Even during a time when we’re unable to gather, we fondly remember when we could connect with each other in person and we’re certainly looking forward to when we’re able to do so again!

The 2022 Rendezvous will return to Roche Harbor Marina on September 8th - 11th. There’s no better feeling than boating the beautiful blue waters of the San Juan Islands! Details are still in the works...for updates go to https://www.rangertugs.com/ownership-experience/

Ranger Tugs R-43 Command Bridge

A Ranger Tug Secret Revealed!

Well, the time has come and Ranger Tugs has not held back. A brand new Ranger Tug 43 has hit the water! This has been a project in the works for quite some time. The boat is 46'9" overall with a 14' beam. Twin Volvo IPS 400's standard with a washer / dryer, diesel heating, air conditioning, Generator, two staterooms, an abundance of storage and some of the most innovative features you will find! The new R-43 is available as a sedan or with the command bridge. More information about the boat is available on our website and Ranger Tugs website. In the meantime contact Brent Reed by email or phone (616-402-0180) if you have any questions about this exciting new model.

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Ranger Tugs R-25

Re-introduce in 2020 - The new Ranger Tugs R-25 is going strong!

The new R-25 is a feature-packed cruiser designed for comfort, ease of use, quality and FUN! You’ll see the Ranger Tugs DNA in every facet of the R-25’s thoughtful design. Click here for details.


Kenny Marrs, customer service rep at Ranger Tugs in Kent, WA shows us how to replace your impeller on a Ranger Tugs R-27.  

FUEL CALIBERATION - Ranger Tugs Factory Tech DIY

Andrew Custis and Kenny Marrs from Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats walk through the process of setting fuel on board using the Volvo engine display and Garmin 7600 series chartplotter.

WINTERIZING - Ranger Tugs Factory Tech DIY

Andrew Custis, Customer Service Manager at Ranger Tugs in Kent, WA shows us how to winterize a Ranger Tugs R-27.

Lakeland Boating - Ranger Tugs R-27

Alex Reed Recounts her Trip on a Ranger Tug R-27 in Lakeland Boating

Alex Reed wrote this article that was published and unedited in Lakeland Boating when she was 13. She recounts her trip on a Ranger Tugs R-27 in Northern Michigan.

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Original Sign from 1958

Join the Ranger Tugs Family!

Don't miss another Ranger Tugs Rendezvous! This is a highlight video from the 2016 Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats Rendezvous at Roche Harbor Resort & Marina. They had over 150 boats! If you would like to join them in 2017 please find more info at Rangertugs.com or cutwaterboats.com