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Dinghy Decision

on January 31st, 2012 in Ranger Tug, RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers : by | Comments

Lisa and I gave a great deal of thought to the purchase of our Ranger Tug and GMC tow truck but, until recently, we never gave too much thought to the dinghy we’d need and how we’d transport it on and off of the water. We finally had some boating…

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Picking Up Kismet and Heading South

on January 13th, 2012 in CRUISING :, FLORIDA:, RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers : by | Comments

RV Park Palace more than met our expectations for a safe and reliable place to store our Ranger Tug, Kismet, for a few months. Tim took care of everything we needed to have done to the boat – it was freshly washed, tires checked for us and after a few…

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Kismet Goes Into Storage Until After the Holidays

on October 27th, 2011 in RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers :, TWEETS: by | Comments

It was a fun trip but sometimes good things must come to a… temporary halt (I was about to say END but heaven forbid that our boating lifestyle would end when it just seems to have started). Before we headed out west we had made arrangements with the RV Park…

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Final Decision is Made in the U.S.A.

on May 1st, 2011 in RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers : by | Comments

Over the last several months, we’ve learned more about trailerable trawlers, towing and tow trucks than we ever could have imagined. This knowledge has come from Internet searches, talking with manufacturers of trawlers, boat shows, marina visits, and owner forums. However, the most important source was often from our boating…

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Another Trailerable Boat from Ranger Tugs

on April 25th, 2011 in RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers : by | Comments

We recently heard about this new model trailerable boat built by Ranger Tugs. We haven’t been on one yet but we’d like to check it out. Looks like a comfortable, well-built boat. For more photos and information visit their website:  http://www.cutwaterboats.com  

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Ouch!!!!!

on March 31st, 2011 in CRUISING :, RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers : by | Comments

With the price of fuel spiking up to as high as $5.64 gal on the water in Miami, Florida, it’s no wonder there’s so much chatter about not boating as much this summer season. For those planning on long cruises or embarking on the Great Loop I have a couple…

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Have You Heard About Either of These Trailerable Trawlers?

on March 21st, 2011 in RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers : by | Comments

We recently learned of two trailerable trawlers that we had not known about when we began our search for our new Kismet. If you are looking for something different check out these two new looks. The Nimbel Nomad (left) is made in Tampa Florida, have been built since 1990; they…

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Trawler Fest and the Naples Boat Show

on February 3rd, 2011 in FLORIDA:, Ranger Tug, RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers :, TRAILERABLE TRAWLERS : by | Comments

Two Boat Shows – Lots to Consider While in Florida for the Fort Lauderdale and Naples Boat Shows, we had a free afternoon to take a walk along New River in Ft. Lauderdale. On this clear sunny day, as we were strolling the Riverwalk, we came across a rather large…

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Time for a Change

on December 22nd, 2010 in C-Dory, CRUISING :, Cutwater, North Pacific, Ranger Tug, RESEARCH– Trailerable Trawlers :, Rosborough, TRAILERABLE TRAWLERS : by | Comments

Why? More Flexibility! When we look back at our on our years together we fondly remember how we discovered that one of our mutual passions was boating. It all started with a 20-foot Four Winns runabout. We used that runabout, as a family boat, to water ski, to overnight on…

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