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Sea Tow Foundation launches new advisory council

The Sea Tow Foundation is currently organizing a new North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council representing diverse and influential marine industry representatives, with plans for the group to collaborate on current and future boating safety messages and initiatives primarily involving its popular Sober Skipper campaign. Launched in 2015 and enjoying established partnerships with more than 130 organizations in 32 states, ...

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Sea Tow, C-PORT spearhead 911 emergency response changes in Coast Guard reauthorization

With the passage and subsequent presidential signing of the 2018 Frank Lobiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act last month, the U.S. Coast Guard will now seek to develop a clear and effective procedure on how emergency maritime distress calls are dispatched to authorities, which could result in a quicker, more efficient response and countless saved lives across the country. According to ...

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CDK Global Recreation, Sea Tow Services International announce new partnership

CDK Global Recreation and Sea Tow Services International have announced a partnership that will help deliver peace-of-mind and security to boaters all throughout North America. Beginning today, each of CDK Global Recreation’s 3,000-plus dealers will be given the opportunity to provide their customers with Sea Tow’s 24/7 on-water assistance programs with the simple click of a button. Whether it’s a ...

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Sea Tow Foundation launches life jacket awareness campaign

The Sea Tow Foundation – a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to the education and promotion of safe boating practices – has announced the launch of its newest social media campaign – a program it calls Vest Friends. Vest friends are two or more people wearing life jackets and sharing a photo or video of themselves on social media to promote life ...

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Sea Tow and Snag-A-Slip partner to offer member discounts

To make reserving a boat slip away from home easy for its members, Sea Tow has partnered with Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation site that partners with over 500 marinas across the nation, offering members a discount when booking on the site. Sea Tow members who reserve a boat slip using Snag-A-Slip will receive $10 on their reservation and ...

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Sea Tow Foundation begins third annual Designated Skipper campaign

The Sea Tow Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting boater safety, launches its third annual Designated Skipper campaign on Memorial Day Weekend across the U.S.  The Designated Skipper campaign encourages boaters to designate a sober skipper and asks them to sign a pledge committing to alcohol-free operation of their boats at all times. Alcohol was the No. 1 contributing ...

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Sea Tow Foundation launches life jackets loaner stands in 16 states

To kick off National Safe Boating Week, the Sea Tow Foundation is working with 22 organizations around the United States to launch 14 new life jacket loaner stands and replenish eight already established loaner stands, in 16 states. The new and replenished life jacket loaner stands will make 1,188 life jackets available to anyone, adults and/or children, to use for ...

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C-PORT appoints Sea Tow Captain John Ward appointed as chairman

The Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing recently appointed Captain John Ward, of Sea Tow Destin, Fla., as its new chairman of the board. C-PORT is the only association that represents the marine assistance industry nationwide. Ward owns and operates Aquanaut Towing & Salvage/Sea Tow Pensacola, Destin, Lake Norman/Wylie and Lake Kerr/Gaston. He was appointed chairman at the organization’s ...

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Sea Tow presents franchise awards at annual meeting

Sea Tow Services International, Inc. honored members of its national network for outstanding customer service and dedication to boating safety at the Sea Tow Awards Luncheon held on November 17. The event was part of the organization’s 2016 Annual Meeting, which brought Sea Tow operators from across the country to the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort in Orlando from Nov. ...

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Boatsetter partners with Sea Tow

Boatsetter, a boat sharing community that connects renters to boat owners and Coast Guard licensed captains, has partnered with on-water assistance provider Sea Tow. “By aligning with Sea Tow, Boatsetter continues to focus on its commitment to provide customers with the safest boat rental experience available. We want Boatsetter customers to know that we are working with top on-water service ...

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