Towing you can trust.

Our fleet is ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Sinking, Hard Grounding, Etc.

On-the-Water Assistance

Rapid Response Time

Don’t ever find yourself stranded on the water.

  • 600,000 Members Strong
  • Nation’s largest boat towing fleet with 24/7 assistance
  • Water towing, fuel delivery, jump starts & ungroundings
  • Towing for all boats you own, borrow or charter
  • 25 benefits of BoatUS Membership Unlimited Towing Membership 
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Services We Offer

Thousands have come to trust our BoatUS towing professionals! Sign up to receive unlimited access of the following:

Towing Service

One membership applies to ALL recreational boats you own, borrow or charter!

Fuel Delivery & Jump Starts

The cost of fuel is high enough without having to pay someone over $150 an hour to drop it off. We'll pay up to your selected service level or choose Unlimited and let us pick up the whole bill! (minus fuel costs).

Boat US 24-Hour Dispatch

Call toll-free, day or night, seven days a week for towing assistance. We have the largest recreational Marine Dispatch call centers stationed strategically on both the Atlantic & Pacific Coasts!


100% payment for soft groundings, up to the towing service level you selected. Salvage and salvage groundings are provided for by a Marine Insurance Yacht Policy.


Towing at Sea

Complete service (100%) from a breakdown at sea to your port of choice, up to the towing service level you've selected.

The Largest Fleet

BoatUS offers the largest number of ports (300) and available Towing vessels. Over 600 approved boats waiting to assist you around the clock. All towing companies are independently captained, licensed and insured.

Download Our App!

TowBoat App
  • Text or Email your boat’s location to other boaters
  • Share your raft up anchorage or favorite fishing hole
  • Show your boat’s near shore location on Google Maps
  • Displays your Latitude & Longitude (even out of cell range)
  • Call for a tow and BoatUS will know where you are
  • Access 25 BoatUS Services for your boat’s tool bag
  • Get the hottest boating news from BoatUS Press Room

Marine Support Services


Environmental Service

Launch Services

Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

Meet Our Captain

Lee Sykes

Capt Lee Sykes is current President / Owner / Operator of the company and has been in the towing and marine salvage business since 2005. Prior to joining TowBoatUS as a Tow Captain in 2006, Capt Sykes was running his own fishing charter boat. An avid fisherman himself Capt Sykes has always enjoyed being on the water. Helping boaters that need assistance just seemed like an easy extension of his experience and background on the waters of the Crystal Coast.