37VT31 Titan
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HIN: OEY370310685 more photos
Hull Laid: June 1985
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
Bow Puddin' 2016
Davits 2008

For Sale: YachtWorld

Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Key and Clara Stage September 2007 Titan Edenton, NC
Debbie Ellis-Shaw 1996 September 2007 Sir Teady Dover, NH
Ed Parker 1996 Sea Hawk Marblehead, MA
Associated Marine Institutes
Charles T DePuy1 1985 Naples, FL

About the Owners (current and former)

Key Stage: Key graduated from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1973. He interned at the Oakland Naval Hospital and was a flight surgeon on the USS Forestal with Air Wing 17. In 1977-1981 he returned to the University of Texas Southwestern and completed a residency in Urology. Key was then in private practice, first in Vancouver, WA from 1981-1991 and then in Dallas, TX from 1991-1998. From 1998-2006 Key was on the faculty at the University of Texas Southwestern where he held the Paul C. Peters Chair in Urology. Key has two married daughters, Jennifer and Amanda, and two grand daughters, McKenzie, age six and Madelynne age three.. Key grew up on a lake in North Bend, Oregon. He remembers always having a runabout or sailboat around. His first sailing experience was on a 19' Lightening with his Dad. Other sailboats followed: 15' West White Potter and a 15' Skipjack. During two of his summers in college, Key crewed on the tugboat Titan. Titan hauled log barges from Coos Bay, OR, to Long Beach and San Diego, CA. Key has had Wren, his Flicka sailboat, since 2000. After retiring in August of 2006 Key started thinking about a larger boat. His initial interest in sailboats gave way to power boats as the Diesel Duck and some tugs caught his eye. While purusing YachtWorld.com he came across Sir Teady and the rest is history. Besides boating Key enjoys woodworking and is an amateur radio operator, KE5ICP.

The tug Key crewed on as a 19 year old

Debbie Ellis-Shaw:


  • "L" shaped salon settee
  • Galley to port
  • Pilot house has single engine-room floor-hatch to port
  • Pilothouse Teak/Koa Table
  • Engine access through stateroom steps to Dual Racor Filters
  • Stateroom has no seat

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • Cummins 4BT3.9M 100hp turbocharged diesel engine, 1350 hours (2/06)
  • Borg Warner Transmission 2.57:1
  • Vetus Bow thrusters
  • Dual Racor 500 fuel filters, water sensor probes
  • Fuel polishing/transfer system (2008)
  • Oil change pump system (2008)
  • Tankage
      • 180g (approx.) diesel in 3 aluminum tanks: port aft, stbd fwd, and stbd aft (new 2008)
      • 150g water in 2 original stainless steel tanks
      • 30g grey water plastic tank (new 2008) replaces port fwd fuel tank
      • 2 30lb aluminum LP cylinders
  • SeaStar Hydraulic Steering (with a 150 hydraulic ram)
  • Vacuflush head
  • Pressurized fresh water system with expansion tank
  • Water heater (from 120 VAC or engine cooling water)
  • Heavy duty auxiliary 12V Bilge pump 2008
  • High water bilge alarm
  • Firebox Manual /Automatic Fire Extinguisher System Engine Room
  • Slurpee Dry Bilge System


  • Balmar ARS-5 Voltage Regulator
  • Balmar 621-100-SR Alternator
  • Westerbeke 3.5 kW generator
  • Link-20 Battery Monitor
  • 2 200Ah AGM batteries (house bank) and 1 Group 27 wetcells (start bank)
  • Xantrex 40A 120VAC battery charger
  • Xantrex echo-charge 12/24 Volt 15 A


  • Adler Barbour refrigerator/freezer with top and side access
  • 3 burner gas stove and oven
  • New Counter Tops/Refinished Fiddles/New Brass Galley Faucet 2009


  • Raymarine 24 mile radar
  • Raymarine C 120 Chartplotter/ GPS
  • Raymarine autopilot
  • Raymarine AIS500
  • WiFi bridge and mast mounted antenna
  • STD Horizon GX5500S marine VHF
  • Morad SSB Antenna
  • Autopilot and GPS NEMA 0183 to USB (PC) interface
  • AM/FM/CD stereo with speakers in pilot house and salon
  • KVH Inmarsat Dome, KVH Direct TV Dome


  • Lofrans KOBRA Windlass
  • 65 lb Fosfjord anchor with 375' BBB chain
  • 25lb Danforth anchor and 200' of 1/2" nylon rode
  • 65 lb. CQR anchor
  • Seawater washdown bow
  • Fresh hot/cold water in stern
  • Pilot house mounted spot light
  • St. Croix davits
  • Westmarine 9' Roll-up inflatable
  • Wood mast and boom aft of stack
  • Gaf rigged Steadying Sail on boom
  • 1.5" rails on stern and upper deck
  • Teak storage boxes on upper deck
  • Fuel vents re-routed to port bulkhead above deck, Racor LG 100 fuel/air filters each vent line
  • Camcleat/Fairlead Fender mounts, 3 each port and starboard
  • 2500 lb. 12V remote control winch with accessory battery box, mounted on stack
  • LED combination steaming/anchor light
  • LED towing lights
  • Deck lights on spreaders
  • 12 V Mast winch, solar charger for battery box
  • Bow Puddin'

Original Purchase Information2

Date Ordered Buyer Hull Laid OEY's Cost to Build3 Shipping Cost from Taiwan Date Shipped Date Arrived in US Closing Sale Date Misc. Expenses4 Admiralty Ltd. Profit Approximate Delivered Price5
05/21/85 Victory Tugs of FL. 6/85 $60,201.50 $9,791.00 unknown unknown 09/27/85 $1,769.16 $9,170.34 $80,932.00

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