Few 27 foot vessels boast the utility of the Ranger Tugs R-27. She is an ideal power-cruiser for exploring Pacific Northwest waters — nimble yet sturdy, comfortable yet not too large to be singlehanded. The R-27 features a large cockpit and smart balance between interior and exterior space. She sleeps five in a V-berth, convertible dinette and quarterberth, and her well-conceived interior layout does it all with surprising space. The cockpit and large swimstep provide a great platform for fishing or relaxing at anchor, protected by a canvas bimini on stainless frame. Her 300hp Yamaha outboard pushes her at a 30 mph cruising speed and tops out at just over 40 mph, an ability that will be greatly appreciated when negotiating the narrows and passes of the Inside Passage.
Rosemary is in excellent condition, loaded with gear including 9.9 hp Yamaha kicker (with tie bar and cockpit controls), bow thruster, Garmin radar/chartplotter and autopilot, Webasto diesel heater, AGM batteries, RIB and dinghy lift, cockpit bimini, Raptor Deck, 160w solar panel, propane cooking and underwater lights.
|Name of vessel||Rosemary|
|Model||Ranger Tug R-27|
|Fuel tank capacity (gallons)||150|
|Water tank capacity (gallons)||40|
|Holding tank capacity (gallons)||30|
Rosemary’s interior is finished in teak with a molded fiberglass headliner. Her cabin sole is easy to maintain molded fiberglass with inset teak panels. Large windows and numerous opening hatches provide excellent light, ventilation and views to the outside. Sleeping arrangements are provided for five.
Forward is a standard V-berth with cushion topper. There are reading lamps at the head of each berth. Storage is available in lockers beneath the berth. This space also converts to a dinette with a table that is stored below. There is storage aft and to port.
Aft and to starboard is the head with integral shower. The space is finished with a molded fiberglass pan and shower drain. A opening port provides ventilation. There is storage in a locker beneath the counter forward.
Two steps lead up to the salon, which is smartly configured to serve as pilothouse, galley and living space. At the forward end of the salon are two forward facing seats. The helm station to starboard features a raised helm platform, leather upholstered helm seat, stainless foot brace and wood rimmed destroyer wheel. A Garmin radar/chartplotter, autopilot control, VHF radio, and thruster controls are close at hand. The seat folds forward to create a seat at the raised table. The dinette converts to provide an additional berth. Two opening windows and four opening hatches allow excellent ventilation. Opposite the table to starboard is the compact but functional galley with front loading fridge, sink with pressure hot/cold water, Force 10 propane stove/oven and ample storage beneath the counter. The port side helm seat cleverly folds forward to create additional counter space.
Adjacent the companionway to starboard is a quarterberth that stretches forward beneath the raised dinette. This space is well suited for guests or additional storage space. Windows in the hull side provide a view.
Hot/cold pressure water with single lever faucet
Isotemp Spa 20l water heater
Water tank guage
Nova Kool 12 VDC front loading fridge
Force 10 propane two burner stove/oven
(2) Manchester 9.3lb propane tanks
Xintex propane solenoid control and fume detector
Keurig coffee maker
Webasto forced air diesel cabin heater
Electronics & Navigation
Garmin 861RXSV multifunction radar/chartplotter
Garmin GMR18xHD radar antenna
Garmin Reactor 40 autopilot
Garmin GHC 20 autopilot control head
Standard Horizon Explorer VHF radio
USB outlet at helm
Fusion MS-VD755 stereo
(2) Fusion cockpit speakers
(4) Polk Audio interior speakers
Majestic TV antenna on radar mast
12 VDC and 120 VAC electrical systems
AC shore power distribution panel with voltmeter and ammeter
MeTer multifunction battery monitor
Promariner ProSafe FS30 galvanic isolator
Abso Charger 20 amp battery charger
EP Solar Duo Battery solar panel charge controller
CMP21160PK 160 watt solar panel on cabin top
Battery cutoff switches for house and start banks, plus parallel switch
(3) Universal AGM 110amp hour house batteries (330 amp hours total)
AGM engine start battery
30 amp shore power inlet and 50’ cord
Yamaha 300 hp 4 stroke outboard engine with electronic controls (92.4 hours)
Yamaha digital display
Yamaha 9.9 hp 4 stroke kicker with mechanical controls in cockpit and steering tie rod
Hydraulic steering with teak and stainless wheel
Lenco trim tabs
Lewmar 1.5kw bow thruster
Electric bilge pump
Washdown pump with hose at cockpit
Electric flush toilet
Levelguard tank monitor
Deck & Hull
Rosemary’s hull is finished in blue gelcoat with a cream boot stripe. Her deck and cabin are white gelcoat with pattern molded nonskid.
The cockpit features fold down seats to port and starboard, a storage locker at the forward port corner and propane locker at the port aft corner. A bimini provides sun and rain protection. Molded fiberglass sole panels provide quick top access to batteries and charging system and additional storage space. A hinged transom door provides access to the swimstep with swim ladder.
Forward from the cockpit, narrow side decks allow access to the foredeck with working space for mooring cleats and the anchor windlass.
On the cabin top, a stainless mast holds the radar antenna, TV antenna and flag halyard. Racks on the coachroof provide a excellent mounting location for the solar panel.
Lewmar Pro-Series 1000 anchor windlass with up/down foot controls
16.5 lb Lewmar claw anchor with chain and rode
Stainless steel anchor roller
(8) stainless mooring cleats
Raptor Deck nonskid in cockpit
Rod holders and cup holders in cockpit
(2) Scotty downrigger mounts and 12v power at cockpit coaming
Kenyon BBQ at stern
Hot/cold cockpit shower at transom
Tan canvas bimini
Stainless mast with flag halyard
Dock lines and fenders
Lifejackets, flares, fire extinguishers and first aid kid
2.6m RIB dinghy on davits
Factory installed options
Anchor package, 16.5lb anchor, 50’ HT chain, 200’ line
Garmin autopilot with remote
Diesel forced air heater
Downrigger plugs and pads
Garmin 8612xsv chartplotter with sonar and HD radar
Safety kit, fenders, lines, flares, fire extinguishers, first aid kit, lifejackets, boat hook
140 watt solar panel with controller
Propane stove with two tanks
9.9hp auxiliary motor package with tie bar steering and remote mechanical shift control
Dinghy lift with 260 RIB inflatable and dinghy motor storage bracket
Extended engine warranty
Garmin G3 chip