Rob's Tow-Boat

Rob's tugboat. 

At first glance, it looks like any other tugboat...

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 Rob made his with a rather long skeg. He modified the Vac-U-Tug to have towing capabilities and put the boat to work at the Odom Atlanta sail club placing course markers. (see the LINKS page).

(I have skeg-envy.)

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 He pulls a mark with chain and sinker attached to a line, out at least 50 yards. 

He installed a 7-cell 8.4 volt battery for 20% more  horsepower to overcome brisk headwinds. 

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Once in the right place, he pulled the mark off the body board and it was set. A simple and very easy operation!

It is great to see a Vac-U-Tug actually working for a living. Great job Rob!

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