Ranger Tugs – R-25SC Pocket Trawler/Tug

Massachusetts, United States


MUIRGEN is an outstanding example of the popular Ranger Tug 25 SC pocket trawler/Tug. Purchased by experienced owners in 2020, this low hour cruiser has been professionally maintained and upgraded. Powered by a reliable freshwater cooled Volvo 150 diesel she is outfitted and equipped for comfort and safety while cruising. She is equipped and ready to take her new owners to the waters of New England, the Great Loop and beyond. The R25 is trailerable, which allows owners to explore inland and remote waterways (Trailer not included). At trawler speeds 7-8 knots she burns about 1 gallon per hour +/-, and at cruising speed 13 knots, she burns 3-5 gallons per hour.

Ranger Tugs believes in Quality Cruising and Real Community. Ranger 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 The Ranger Tug family and community. Designed and built by hand in the US.


Basic Boat Info

Ranger Tugs
Boat Hull ID
Has Hull ID


27.58 ft
Length Overall
27.58 ft
8.5 ft
Max Draft
2.17 ft


Heads Count
Boat Class
Trawlers, Tug

Additional Info



  • Flag blue gelcoat hull; white boot stripe, black bottom.
  • Tan bimini - Sunbrella- serviced fall 2023.

  • Semi displacement "V" bottom, full keel with pocket and skeg protected prop and rudder.

  • Fiberglass swim platform with swim ladder, transom door.

  • White fiberglass one piece molded deck and cabin.

  • Molded fiberglass bulwarks; PVC rub rails with S/S half rounds.

  • Beige gelcoat on molded cockpit with seating.

  • S/S bow and stern rails and handrails.

  • Sport racks with removable S/S ladder for easy access.

  • S/S anchor platform with bow rollers.

  • 5 Lexan hatches with screens on pilothouse hardtop.

  • One foredeck hatch.

  • Polished S/S thru hulls.

  • Cockpit self-bailing; with fiberglass liner.

  • Also has underwater lights and 2 rod holders.

  • Folding S/S mast for trailering.

  • Bridge Clearance: 8'9" with mast down.

  • Height on trailer: 11'11" (no trailer available).



Fuel: 80 gallons in poly tank.

Water: 30 gallons in poly tank.

Holding: 30 gallons with 12V macerator pump (macerator not connected); also, has deck pumpout.

Hot water heater: 6 gallons in Isotherm tank.

Two bilge pumps with automatic switches.

One shower sump with automatic switch.



  • Single Volvo 150 hp D3 common rail diesel engine.

  • Approximately 460 hours.

  • Volvo M545 AE-C 1.5:1 transmission.

  • Volvo digital instrumentation.

  • Color electronic engine display

  • Ultraflex hydraulic steering.

  • Vetus bow thruster.

  • 2022 Vetus stern thruster.

  • Thruster helm and wireless remote controls.

  • 1 1/4" S/S shaft; 3 blade bronze prop.

  • Conventional bronze stuffing box.

  • Bronze rudder.

  • Bennett trim tabs.

  • Single lever electronic shift and throttle controls.

  • Webasto air conditioning - 110V only.

  • Bus cabin heater off engine.



  • 12V-110V DC & AC electrical circuit breaker panels.

  • 3 battery banks with switches - 4 Group 27 lead acid.

  • 2 house batteries; 1 thruster battery and 1 starting battery.

  • True Power 1500 inverter.

  • ProNautic 12-20P battery charger.

  • 145w solar panel with controls, to charge batteries.



  •  Berths for 4-5 in a well-designed interior.
  • Vee berth with filler forward with a custom mattress by Yacht Bedding.

  • Main cabin has a helm and companion seat.

  • The companion seat converts to a dinette with dining table - this converts to a double berth.

  • The helm and instrumentation is to starboard, followed aft by a side galley.

  • The galley includes a sink with hot and cold pressure water, a one burner LPG stove, a microwave, and a Nova

  • Nova Kool 12V/110V refrigerator/freezer.

  • Further aft to starboard is the enclosed head with S/S sink, shower, and manual W.C. and towel rack.

  • To port is a small quarter berth compartment for storage or sleeping area.

  • There are curtains and window covers for privacy.

  • The interior has teak joinery and accents for an attractive interior.

  • There are 4 galley storage lockers with teak doors.

  • 12V port and starboard outlets.




  • Garmin 7612 Radar with 4kw radar dome and chartplotter Depth Sounder with sonar (integrated AIS data receive and display).
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio with DSC & AIS (new 2023 Model GX 2400 GPS).

  • Fusion 750 stereo system with 4 speakers, AM/FM, Bluetooth and USB port.




  •  19" overhead Jensen TV.
  • Dingy Lift for ease of moving to swim platform.

  • 8’ West Marine dinghy PRU3 (2017+/-).

  • 12V Lewmar windlass - anchor locker and bow roller.

  • Windlass foot controls at bow.

  • Windlass controls at Helm.

  • 16 lb Delta plow anchor with 50' chain and 150' 8 plait rode.

  • LED lights.

  • Fenders and dock lines, life jackets.

  • High water alarm.

  • 4 windshield wipers.

  • Propane locker for LPG tank located at swim platform.

  • Nav lights; dual trumpet electric horn.

  • C02 detector.

  • Weaver snap davits for dinghy Transport.

  • Saltwater washdown system.



COMMENTS: MUIRGEN was purchased by her present owners in 2020, and have been caring owners. They installed a new stern thruster in 2022 and had a new transmission installed by Winter Island Yacht Yard. - custom cockpit cushions, 1 zone air conditioning, a 12V windlass, Garmin electronics and much more. Please call us to inspect this Ranger R-25SC Tug. Thank you for your interest.





Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice. 


Mechanical Disclaimer: Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meter. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise, and major overhauls as well as ALL other representations noted on the listing.


DISCLAIMER TO BOARD VESSEL: In the event the Buyer boards the vessel either on land or in the water without a broker or owner, the Buyer(s) agrees and understands he boards at his sole risk and liability.







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