Boat Review: Ranger Tug R-43 at Pocket Yacht Company

Leading the pack – the impressive Ranger Tug R-43 Command Bridge is as luxurious and comfortable as it is strong and seaworthy. Designed and built by hand in the USA, the R-43 CB turns heads wherever she goes. Loaded with innovative features, the R-43 CB will make your life on the water stress-free and fun, like it is supposed to be. 

Come aboard with Capt. Lee Cook of Pocket Yacht Company and CBM’s John Stefancik for a full tour of the R-43 CB.

Comfort and control rule the day on the R-43 CB. You’ll feel confident cruising in all conditions with it’s powerful and reliable twin Volvo Penta IPS 450 drives. Joystick docking from the helm, aft joystick station, or command bridge keeps docking fun and stress-free. Its Garmin Navigation suite features a 22″ chartplotter with sonar, AIS receiving and transmitting, GMR Fantom 24 radar, and autopilot. 

The R-43 CB is our most elaborate design yet, representing a long legacy of boat-building expertise and fine craftsmanship. Equipped with state-of-the-art electronics, and a wealth of entertainment features, the R-43 CB allows you to truly enjoy quality cruising and real community. 

Most cruisers on the Chesapeake are excited to take the R-43 CB along the ICW or the Great Loop due to all of its amenities.