44' Nordic Tugs 2004

No Name

$559,000

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Nordic Explorer started its life as a 2004 Nordic Tug. She was purchased and thoroughly restored by Luke Brown Yacht Sales in 2018. The comprehensive eight months restoration included, but was not limited to, a complete repainting with multiple coats of sprayed AWLCRAFT ®. A factory remanufactured CUMMINS ® 6CTA 8.3 liter supplied by CUMMINS MARINE® and installed by an authorized CUMMINS MARINE® dealer with full factory warranty.

Also included in the restoration……

• New 12kW NORTHERN LIGHTS® generator with full NORTHERN LIGHTS® factory warranty

• New custom white headliner and vinyl wall coverings throughout

• All teak timber and trim renewed or replace and varnished with custom additions

• New AMTICO® teak and holly flooring throughout

• New LEBROC® helm chair in wheelhouse

• All new, designer supplied, high quality, stain resistant, soft good fabrics and mattresses throughout,

• including all berths, pilothouse bench, salon settee, nav. station bench and numerous decorative pillows.

• New or refurbished, three zone reverse cycle air conditioners

• A completely updated galley, including microwave, refrigerator and stove

• Extensive rewiring that exceeds current manufacturers standards with new LED lighting throughout

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Luke Brown Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

More Details

Nordic Explorer started its life as a 2004 Nordic Tug. She was purchased and thoroughly restored by Luke Brown Yacht in 2018. The comprehensive eight months restoration included, but was not limited to, a complete repainting with multiple coats of sprayed AWLCRAFT® primer and finishing restoration. A factory remanufactured CUMMINS® 6CTA 8.3 liter supplied by CUMMINS MARINE® and installed by an authorized CUMMINS MARINE® dealer with full factory warranty.

Also included in the restoration……

  • New 12kW NORTHERN LIGHTS® generator with full NORTHERN LIGHTS® factory warranty
  • New custom white headliner and vinyl wall coverings throughout
  • All teak timber and trim renewed or replace and varnished with custom additions
  • New AMTICO® teak and holly flooring throughout
  • New LEBROC® helm chair in wheelhouse
  • All new, designer supplied, high quality, stain resistant, soft good fabrics and mattresses throughout, including all berths, pilothouse bench, salon settee, nav. station bench and numerous decorative pillows.
  • New or refurbished, three zone reverse cycle air conditioners
  • A completely updated galley, including microwave, refrigerator and stove
  • Extensive rewiring that exceeds current manufacturers standards with new LED lighting throughout

Having been a Nordic Tug dealer for many years gave our team an opportunity to be involved in the construction, commissioning and customer warranty support for each model in Nordic Tugs’ product line. Recognizing that no boat is perfect and there is always room for improvement the firm chose to acquire a 2004 Nordic Tug 42, built at a time when the American boat industry was producing the best examples of their product lines. From there, a complete restoration was undertaken. Many of the systems were improved, based on the experiences gained over time. Items like heavier gauged wire, inline fuses, which weren\'t used in the original construction, larger thru hulls and enhanced system engineering, helped to create the best example of one of Nordic Tugs finest models.

The Nordic Tug 42 which was reintroduced as the Nordic Tug 44 in 2016 is the perfect model to remanufacture, as our team has done. No coring in the hull, combined with foam coring in the decks, along with the finest hand layout fiberglass production, provides a vessel that can be reborn to exceed the standards of today\'s model.

Completely refurbished using the latest techniques and methods and utilizing only the highest quality parts, components and OEM equipment, she has over 90 new and upgraded components from her original build, component list, including her new, remanufactured CUMMINS ® engine and new NORTHERN LIGHTS® generator, which provides full warranty support and peace of mind, while saving tens of thousands of dollars for her new owners. Her hull, running gear, bottom and stainless has been completely serviced or replaced.

The industry has long accepted two‐part copolymer paint, like AWLCRAFT® used on Nordic Explorer to be superior to the best gelcoat finishes. In our experience and opinion, she has been given one of the finest paint jobs that we have ever seen on a motor yacht. Most of her running gear including prop has been upgraded or replaced. Bennett trim tabs were added to her configuration and the entire vessel was compounded and waxed.

Her interior has been Completely refinished or replaced by some of the top master craftsmen in Fort Lauderdale, all teak and wood components have been inspected and, if not deemed suitable for a new boat, replaced. All toilet plumbing on the boat has been upgraded and replaced. Lighting has all been upgraded to LED inside and outside of the boat. All appliances are new and the latest design.

She represents a unique opportunity to purchase an iconic trawler, built by one of North Americas finest companies, with many unique benefits only recently available to the consumer.

The Nordic Tug 44 pilothouse features comfortable lounge areas, full 360‐degree views and direct access to the decks from both sides of the vessel. The roomy recessed helm station features a large ship style wheel, chart table with drawers and lots of room for the latest electronics. This model features plenty of walking space around the beautiful Ermine white Llebroc Tradewinds S2 helm chair.

Just four steps down from the pilot house is a well‐appointed salon with teak entertainment center, 22” UHD flat panel TV and deluxe sound system. A comfortable settee with underseat storage that converts to an additional berth and the well‐equipped, u‐shaped galley features a full‐size AC/DC refrigerator/freezer, electric range, microwave oven, and hide‐away teak trash bin. Corian counter tops and handcrafted Teak cabinetry are used throughout. All soft goods in the boat including mattresses and seat cushions have just been replaced and upgraded.

The comfortable master stateroom features a queen‐sized bed with ample storage, including hanging locker and drawer space for extended cruising.

The surprisingly functional guest stateroom has been completely refinished in teak with the latest lighting fixtures and Pullman bunk.

The navigation station is located off the companion way and provides a comfortable seat and chart table with convenient access to all power distribution panels. USB other modern charging facilities.

Powered by a single CUMMINS 6C 8.3L 430HP @ 2,600 RPM Inboard electronic control, diesel engine the Nordic Tugs 42/44 offers top speed approximately 16 knots, with an economical cruising range of reportedly 1400 nautical miles, making her the ideal boat for cruising both inland and coastal waters. Inside and out, the Nordic Tugs 42/44 offers the freedom, security, and comfort to take you just about anywhere you want to go.

List will be forthcoming.

Nordic Tugs are known for their seaworthiness, comfort, stability, and efficiency. These traits are due to her unique hull design. Their semi‐displacement hulls are fast and fuel efficient. With a single diesel engine, Nordic Tugs gives you the fuel economy of a displacement hull, with speeds far greater than a traditional displacement hull can achieve.

Nordic Hull Characteristics:

1. A fine‐entry bow provides a quiet dry ride in adverse weather conditions.

2. Her full keel improves tracking and reduces drift when maneuvering.

3. Hard chines reduce roll, increase efficiency, and add to the inherently stable ride.

4. The molded mid guard adds strength to an already solid hull.

5. A flared hull helps keep the boat dry.

6. A heavy‐duty stainless‐steel shoe protects the propeller and rudder.

7. A round reverse transom adds strength and helps shed water in a heavy following sea.

The following components of the boat have been replaced and/or upgraded from her original Nordic Tugs configuration:

All New Features

• Bennett trim tabs

• Deck and non‐skid

• Bow push bumper

• Delta Bullpit® 200’ BBBHT Chain

• Anchor

• Llebroc® Tradewinds 52 Helm Chair

• Day anchor holder

• Windlass

• Windlass foot switches

• Bedding on railings

• bedding on cleats

• Bow and stern freshwater washdowns

• All hatches refurbished or new port lights

• Wiper system with sprayers

• LED nav lights

• Shore power

• Danforth® compass

• USB receptacles

• Stern and bow thruster controls

• Trim tab mods with helm control

• Defroster motors

• Diamond Seaglaze® pilot house doors

• Redesigned drier vent to port side versus engine room

• Real teak vertical cut interior trim

• Custom teak hanging cabinet in the galley

• Custom teak hide‐away trash receptacle

• Amtico® teak and holly flooring

• Force 10® 3 burner electric stove with oven

• Custom cutting board

• Stainless‐steel refrigerator and reefer

• Brushed stainless faucet set

• Freshwater purifier

• Teak shelving throughout

• 22” UHD television

• New and redesigned headliners throughout

• New LED lighting inside and out

• New teak tables throughout

• Improved engine room access

• Stainless‐steel ice maker

• Soft goods, including bedding, upholstery and pillows

• New or reconditioned air conditioning throughout

• Wall coverings throughout

• Reconfigured guest stateroom with optional bunk (sleeps 2 or 3)

• Redesigned cabinetry in guest state room

• Washer/Dryer with custom vent

• Redesigned nav station access panels

• Completely rebuilt head systems in both heads

• Customized master stateroom with extra headroom and new mattress

• Shower fixtures in both heads

• Reconfigured cooling water system

• Reconfigured sea strainers

• Stainless‐steel water heater

• Fresh water system with switchable backup pump

• Northern Lights 12 kw generator

• Cummins 6C ‐ 430HP@2600 inboard diesel engine

• Reconditioned 2 320-gallon fuel tanks including all new hoses, clamps and fittings

• Dual Racors® for main engine

• Single Racor® for generator

• Cutlass bearing

• Couplings

• Dripless shaft seal

• Battery bank, generator (1) 31 Series main engine (1) 8D house, bow thruster (2) 8D, and stern thruster 4D

• Charging system with wiring

• All through hulls

• Bilge pumps

• Electric outlets in engine room

• Reconditioned Fire Boy® systems

• Fire extinguishers

• Hosing in engine room

• Salt water hosing throughout

• Reverso® oil change system

• Exhaust hoses for main

• Exhaust hoses for generator

• Custom teak window molding

• Cockpit shower

• Custom rub rails and stainless striker

• Completely reconditioned swim platform

• Prop

HULL

• Color: White Hull w/ flag blue inset & waterline

• Structural lamination w/multiple layers of hand laminated knitted fiberglass & resin stringers

• Continuous full‐length foam cored hand laminated fiberglass structural stringers

• Fasteners All ‐ exterior fasteners 316 SS

• Port Lights 7\" x14\" 316 SS w/screens, hull sides (5)

• Bilge Pumps 2000 GPH, in three compartments w/auto/manual switches at helm

• Bonding System common bonding zincs on transom plus rudder, shoe and thruster zincs

DECK

• Color ‐ white

• Deck ‐ Amtico teak and holly flooring throughout

• Deck ‐ molded textured surface in walking & work areas

• Deck ‐ raised walkaround side decks

• Door ‐ hinged transom

• Scuppers ‐ cockpit

• Anchor Roller Assembly ‐ polished SS

• Windlass ‐ 12VDC LOFRANS TIGRES LW400AN, 1200W anchor windlass w/foot controls at bow and remote

• control at helm

• Bow Bit 316 SS Samson post

• Storage Cockpit cabinet w/double doors

• Storage Cockpit recessed fender holder

• Storage Locking deck hatch to lazarette w/sealing gasket and spring assist lifts

• Hand Rails Deck, 11/4\"x 30\" high, 316 SS bow & stern

• Hand Rails 11/4\" 316 SS 30\" high on salon cabin top (removable starboard) and ladder on port side

• Ladder 316 SS open rail w/wide treads from aft deck to boat deck portside

• Hand Grabs 316 SS salon roof drains at aft salon corners

• Hand Grab 316 SS, two forward of pilot house doors

• Windows DIAMOND SEA GLAZE®

• Doors DIAMOND SEA GLAZE® White powder coated: two sliding pilot house entry and one aft hatch style entry

• w/full length half‐drop window and screen

• Portlights 10\" round 316 SS w/drains in forward cabin (3)

• Cleats 12\"

• Cap rail mounted 316 SS mooring cleats (10)

• Deck Fittings 316 SS

• SS 2\" fuel fills (2),

• 2\" water fill

• 2\" waste suction fitting

• Lights Aft deck LED overhead (2)

• Pennant Staff receiver in bow rail

• Fresh water deck washdown hose bibs fore & aft

• Lazarette Vents white

• Engine Single Cummins 6C 8.3L 430HP @ 2,600 RPM Inboard Diesel Engine

• Marine Reduction Gear ZF304A @2.558:1

• Alternator 100 amp (12V)

• Fuel Filter RACOR®

• 75/900MAX dual fuel/water separator filter for main engine w/10 micron element

• Exhaust 8\" dual stage water lift muffler transom exit for main engine

• Propeller HUNG SHEN 4 BLADE NiBrAl LH, tuned to class S ISO484 pitch tolerances

• Propeller Shaft 2.5” SS w/PSS dripless shaft seal

• Seawater Strainers ‐ bronze

• Generator Fuel Filter – single 2 micron RACOR®

• Oil Change Pump System plumbed to main engine, generator & transmission

• SoundDown® Sound Insulation 1.5” Lead Lined and silver mylar finish

• High Intensity LED Lights in engine room (8)

• Engine Single Cummins 6C 8.3L 430HP @ 2,600 RPM Inboard Diesel Engine

• Marine Reduction Gear ZF304A @2.558:1

• Alternator 100 amp (12V)

• Fuel Filter RACOR®

• 75/900MAX dual fuel/water separator filter for main engine w/10 micron element

• Exhaust 8\" dual stage water lift muffler transom exit for main engine

• Propeller HUNG SHEN 4 BLADE NiBrAl LH, tuned to class S ISO484 pitch tolerances

• Propeller Shaft 2.5” SS w/PSS dripless shaft seal

• Seawater Strainers ‐ bronze

• Generator Fuel Filter – single 2 micron RACOR®

• Oil Change Pump System plumbed to main engine, generator & transmission

• SoundDown® Sound Insulation 1.5” Lead Lined and silver mylar finish

• High Intensity LED Lights in engine room (8)

• Outlet 110VAC GFCI (2)

• Reverse air cycle heating throughout, 44,000 BTU

• Force 10® 3 burner electric cooktop with oven and custom cutting board
• Microwave
• Refrigerator/freezer NOVA KOOL RFU9000 AC/DC, 9.1cf
• U‐Line® stainless Ice maker
• Countertop U‐shaped CORIAN \"Sandstone\" countertop w/coved backsplash & sea rail
• Sink stainless steel, mirror finish undercounter mount double bowl w/ single lever spray extension faucet
• Cabinets teak flush face frames & drawer faces; doors & drawers are equipped w/lift release sea locks
• Storage Spice rack over stove w/metal restraining bar
• Storage Tip out storage in front of sink
• Drawers full extension ball bearing tracks & lift lock releases
• Lights Overhead, 12VDC LED w/SS bezel (4)
• Outlets 110VAC GFCI protected (3)
• LED bright light above stove
• Exhaust fan and switch
• Amtico® teak and holly sole

• Desk w/bench seat and under seat storage
• Electrical Panels, BLUE SEAS includes AC/DC meters, breakers and generator start panel, above and outboard on desk area
• Lights Stair, red LED, in step riser
• Lights Overhead 12VDC LED (3), SS bezel with teak base

• Table Teak top mounted to a Teak wrapped freestanding BENSENZONI T248 pedestal

• Teak entertainment center aft port corner w/Corian® top, includes a 22\" flat panel TV

• Settee L‐shaped & converts to berth w/storage

• Teak valances

• Lights Overhead, 12VDC LED w/SS bezel (7)

• Lights LED step lights, red, on each riser

• Outlets 110VAC (3)

• Outlet Cable TV, in aft port cabinet

• Helm seat fixed LLEBROC chair w/slide, footrest and adjustable pedestal, ULTRALEATHER Cloud White fabric
• Settee w/teak fixed height table
• Aft facing seat forward starboard helm
• Vertical cut teak overhead console and valances
• Chart table w/drawer, WILSONART Graphite laminate counter top
• Engine Control CUMMINS electronic single lever throttle/shift
• Engine Instrumentation VDO
• Bow & Stern Thruster Control joystick
• Compass Danforth® FN203 flush mount
• Windshield wipers pantograph style, adjustable speed, self‐park and washer system controls (3)
• Windshield defroster
• Overhead console for easy electronic installation
• Lights Over helm, 12VDC LED (2)
• Outlets 110VAC (2)
• Power Ports 12VDC (2)
• 12VDC terminal block for electronics in overhead console
• Hatch overhead 16.5\" w/screen

• Queen‐size berth on center line, storage under new Mattress

• Drawers flush face, under berth w/lift latches (4)

• Hull side storage cabinets

• Mirror full length on back of head door

• Lights Reading, 12VDC LED, over berth (2)

• Lights Overhead, 12VDC LED w/SS bezel (4)

• Outlets 110VAC (2)

• Outlet in hanging locker port and starboard side (2)

• Hatch 22\" w/screen

• Chain locker forward w/sealed access door behind headboard

• Berth Settee converts to full size berth
• Configurable pullman single berth overhead
• Cabinet hull side storage w/drawers (4)
• Storage Locker forward inboard corner
• Outlet 110VAC (1)
• Washer/dryer in teak custom cabinet
• Custom dryer venting to port side, aft of pilot house door

• Battery Charger MASTERVOLT 12V 50amp 3 outputs
• Batteries Start 12V 8D AGM Group31 (2) w/boxes, 250amp hours
• Batteries, House & Windless 6V 8D AGM deep cycle (6) w/boxes, 500amp hours
• Batteries, Thruster 12V AGM Group31 (2) w/boxes, 200amp hours
• Breaker Panel, BLUE SEAS 36position w/LED lights
• Master house bank circuit breakers switched on DC Panel
• Battery parallel solenoid control switch at helm
• Wire marine grade tinned copper throughout

Contact Info

Contact Chuck Newman

Chuck Newman

1-904-607-7286

Similar Yachts For Sale

49' Defever

49' Defever 1989

$199,500

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

47' Linssen  2002 | Dog's Life

47' Linssen 2002

$285,000

Saint Petersburg, Florida

42' Grand Banks

42' Grand Banks 1988

$155,000

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

48' Custom Durbeck North Sea Trawler 1982 | Phoenix

48' Custom 1982

$265,000

Wickford, Rhode Island


Share this 44' Nordic Tugs 2004