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Services Included with Membership

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    Hip-tow of two boats

    Free Boat Towing

    Unlimited boat towing in your home area with no distance or dollar limits. Members get priority over non-members.

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    Sea Tow Dock-to-Dock Towing

    Unlimited Dock-to-Dock Towing on All Your Boats

    100% coverage on dock-to-dock tows from your homeport to repair facility (or trailer ramp for haul out) on all your covered vessels with Gold or Lake Card membership.

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    Sea Tow Captain handing fuel to a member

    Alternatives to Towing

    Fuel delivery, jump starts, prop disentanglements (no diver), parts delivery, covered ungroundings; and that’s just on-water services. Use your local captains for everything from navigational assistance to tides and weather.

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    Seven Sea Tow Boats Offshore

    Nationwide Coverage

    500+ ports nationwide, our captains are on-scene in an average of 1-hour or less.

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    Sea Tow towing boat offshore

    Offshore Coverage

    We always go the extra mile, especially when you are offshore. And we never limit how far offshore we will go; we leave that up to our captains and the situation.

Marine Support Capabilities

You’ve got a job to do, and we can help. Sea Tow maintains a fleet of hundreds of vessels and specialized equipment to offer a wide array of commercial and B2B services. One-day or long-term contracts, our Coast Guard-Licensed Captains are ready to take on any challenge 24/7.

  • Captain John Bilski towing a large recreational boat.

    Non-Member Fee-For-Service

    The average daytime hourly rate for a boat towing company is $300. That cost can go up at night, in bad weather, etc. Don’t get stuck paying (on average) $850 for a short tow or over $2,000 for longer tows. Sea Tow membership covers these expenses with priority service included.

  • Sea Tow salvaging a sailboat

    Boat Salvage

    Sea Tow maintains specialized equipment to handle any type of salvage from boats on the rocks to actively sinking boats. As master salvors, we have the relationships to work directly with your insurance company and bring in any necessary resources while working to save your boat. Our boats and equipment are top-of-the-line and built to respond.

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    Boat Recovery

    Whether your boat has blown off its mooring, sank at the dock or ran aground high and dry, Sea Tow can help. We work to efficiently recover your vessel while preventing any further damage. Our recovery skills go beyond boats to small plane recovery, vehicle recovery and anything else that may find itself in need of recovery in the water.

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    On-Water Services & Vessel for Hire

    Services may include small plane recovery, crew changes, launch services, line handling, research, engineering, survey, movie/film/photo, safety, security and escort services, vessel charters and long-distance coastal boat towing. If you need a boat on the water for support, we can help.

  • Captain containing an oil spill

    Marine Spill Response

    Many Sea Tow Franchisees stock and maintain the equipment as well as the OSHA-certified personnel to respond to small spills in their local operating areas. Contact the local Sea Tow Franchise for information on their capabilities. For larger spills, the Sea Tow Network of Franchisees maintains the capability to move resources from many parts of the country to support larger spill clean ups. Our network of boats and operators are ideal for moving and anchoring boom, near shore skimming activities, safety boats and more.

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  • four sailboats aground on beach after hurricane

    Catastrophic Response

    When events like hurricanes, tornados or floods hit, the Sea Tow Catastrophic Response Team jumps into action. Sea Tow franchises along with their equipment and personnel are mobilized from across the county to start the clean-up. Services may include vessel recovery, overland transport, staging area storage, preservation, or demolition. Sea Tow works with most major insurance providers.

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Member Stories
  • “Every aspect of Sea Tow’s service, from initial contact to completion of the boat tow, was impressive with confident, prompt, knowledgeable and respectful advice and help.”

    —Member, Sea Tow Hampton Roads

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