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Boat Towing


No out of pocket expense for towing in an unlimited service area.An Unlimited Service Area is up to a minimum of 25 miles from the responding TowBoatUS Port. Many TowBoatUS Companies offer larger Unlimited Service Areas to meet the need of their boating community. View your local towing company's Unlimited Service Area here.

No out of pocket expense for soft ungrounding in an unlimited service area.For soft ungroundings within an Unlimited Service Area, a BoatUS Unlimited Towing Membership pays for the cost per foot fee billed by the towing company.


Non - Member

Towing bills with rates of $250/hour or more!The average daytime hourly rate for a commercial towing company is $300 from the time they leave their dock until they return. That amount goes up for service provided at night or in bad weather. A BoatUS Unlimited Towing Membership would handle these expenses.

Soft ungrounding fees of $20/foot or more!Towing Companies charge an additional per foot fee to unground your boat in addition to the hourly rate. The BoatUS Unlimited Towing Membership would handle this expense.

Make It Gold

For those who want 100% of their towing bill paid for from your homedock to a repair facility, BoatUS Unlimited Gold Towing Membership is the level to go with.

Choose A Membership Plan To Fit Your Boating Needs

Basic Membership


per year

24/7/365 Dispatch

Serviced by TowBoatUS, the Nation's largest fleet

Service good on all boats you own, borrow or rent

Opportunity for free enrollment as a West Advantage Gold Rewards Member, earning the highest level of rewards at West Marine

Unlimited Freshwater Towing Membership


per year

Basic Membership, Plus:

BoatUS pays 50% for dock-to-dock tows for repairs

Reimbursement up to $2,500 for tows outside of TowBoatUS service area

Service for all inland lakes, rivers and waterways (excluding Florida)


Unlimited Gold Towing Membership


per year

Unlimited Saltwater Towing Membership, Plus:

BoatUS pays 100% for dock-to-dock tows for repairs

Reimbursement up to $3,000 for tows outside of TowBoatUS service area



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How to Contact TowBoatUS

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BoatUS Mobile App

One push of a button connects you and provides our crew your location. FREE for all boaters!

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Local Tower

Use your cell phone to call the closest TowBoatUS Company listed in our online service locator.

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Hail BoatUS on Channel 16

Key your VHF mic and hail "TowBoatUS."

24 Hour Dispatch Center

Call Us Anytime! 800-391-4869

On-the-Water Towing Services

24-Hour Dispatch

24-Hour Dispatch

Call the BoatUS dispatch center anytime day or night at 800-391-4869, 365 days a year for boat towing assistance. Our dispatch centers are strategically stationed on both the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts.

Dock-to-Dock Towing Options

Dock-to-Dock Towing Options

A BoatUS Unlimited Towing Membership provides 50% to tow your boat from its home dock or mooring to a repair facility. Keep your boat on the water at your home? The Unlimited Gold Towing Membership is right for you as dock-to-dock tows are 100% provided (for the purpose of repairs).

Fuel Delivery

Fuel Delivery

Did a faulty fuel gauge leave you stranded? With a BoatUS  Unlimited Towing Membership, TowBoatUS will deliver fuel to you on the water. You just pay the price for fuel to get you back to the dock for you to fuel-up.



Battery jumps for when your engine won't start.

On-the-Water Towing

On-the-Water Towing

Complete service from location of your on-the-water breakdown back to the port of your choice within the TowBoatUS Unlimited Service Area.

Soft Ungroundings

Soft Ungroundings

Find yourself up on a sandbar? TowBoatUS can pull you off and get you on your way.

Trailer Your Boat?

Add on Unlimited TRAILER ASSIST® Service for just $15/year. Service includes towing to nearest repair facility, flat tire repair, battery jumps and fuel delivery. Learn More.

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