There have been several boats that have appeared throughout the series, which were used as background stock around the harbours of Sodor and abroad.
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There are various different tugboats that have been seen around the harbours of Sodor.
- Wooden Railway (discontinued; as "Sodor Bay Tugboat")
There are various different types of boats ranging from different sizes that have been seen around every harbour and seaside town.
These boats include dinghies, yachts, schooners, fishing boats, sailing boats, row boats, steam-boats, lifeboats and cargo boats.
- Many of these boats were recycled from Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends' sister series, TUGS. These include the Coast Guard, the Shrimpers, the Schooners and the fishing boats.
- Certain boats have been named in the television series, Magazine stories and books.
Speedboats (also known as motorboats) are a type of boat which is powered by an engine.
There is one speedboat that is based at a hut which rents speedboats. The Fat Controller and his grandchildren, Stephen and Bridget, once took a ride in it, but the ride was too bumpy for the Fat Controller's liking.
Speedboats have been seen in many liveries.