AMERICAN TUG 395
Top: Sight lines from the pilothouse bench seats are
extraordinary, and the layout includes a usable chart table.
Above: The master stateroom is notable for access to the
island berth, plus abundant stowage in lockers and drawers.
stitched layer to help prevent print-through from the
heavier rovings to come. A chopper gun is used to skin
the outer layer, but the builder also uses it to build up
thickness in the area of the chines, which run stem to
stern. The bottom of the keel has two extra layers of
roving to add strength and help prevent penetration in
case of grounding.
“I just recently received a photo from one of our
365 owners who wound up high and dry on a pile of
rocks—the tide went out while they were sleeping
overnight,” said Schoppert. “They refloated in the
morning without problems. We build a solid fiberglass
hull. In between each layer, we give the hull an
overnight cure. We’ve chosen our resins to make sure
that all the layers bond together optimally, but cure at a
speed that minimizes roving print-through. We sand in
between each layer, even though our primary bond tests
LOA 41' 6"
LOD 38' 6"
BEAM 13' 3"
DRAFT 3' 5" (light)
DISPLACEMENT 25,000 lb. (light)
BRIDGE CLEARANCE 14' 7" top of mast
ENGINE(S) Single 380hp Cummins
Single 425hp Cummins
GENERATOR 6k W Northern Lights
FUEL 400 U.S. gal.
WATER 150 U.S. gal.
HOLDING TANK 60 U.S. gal.
GRAY WATER (optional)
MAXIMUM SPEED 11. 5 knots
CRUISE SPEED 8. 5 knots
RANGE AT CRUISE SPEED 875nm (at 8. 5 knots)
DESIGNER Lynn Senour & Tomco
Marine Design Group
BUILDER Tomco Marine Group
PRICE AS TESTED $550,000
For more information:
Tomco Marine Group
800 S. Pearle Jensen Way
La Conner, WA 98257
Although this layout, which depicts an export version of
the American Tug 395, shows over and under berths to
starboard, that cabin can be configured to suit your needs.