The Boat Yard

A place to see tugboats,
up close.



Here is a glossary that may help define some of the terms you find on this site.





Types of tugs:

Rope boats-
Towing with a hawser

Harbor tugs-
Moving ships around

Wire boats-
Towing with a cable


Tow boats-
Pushing along the rivers


A day in the life of tugs: Stories of tugboats at work.

There aren't any stories about tugs anymore.
The links died and the media that supplied them won't let us have the stories for our archives.

Maybe someone will be kind enough to donate some.

Submit your ideas and sites here.