Be A Tower

Why become a BoatUS Towing Company?

  • Affiliation with BoatUS, the nation’s largest association of recreational boat owners, representing the towing industry’s biggest single source of potential customers
  • Ability to trade upon the BoatUS name, the most recognizable brand in the recreational boating business.
  • Ability to direct-bill BoatUS, with guaranteed payment for covered services.
  • Dispatch support from the BoatUS 24-hour National Dispatch Center, the best dispatch operation in the marine towing industry.
  • Association with BoatUS Towing Services, the nation’s largest network of on-water towing companies.
  • Your company listed on the BoatUS Online Member Service Directory, as an authorized TowBoatUS or Vessel Assist towing company.
  • Free promotion of your company through BoatUS’ extensive national advertising program, including print advertising, the World Wide Web and boat shows.
  • Generous advertising funds to help you promote your business locally.
  • Exclusive service areas.
  • Membership sales incentives.
  • Wholesale prices on products from the broadest range of manufacturers and vendors in the boating business.

What must you have to join the BoatUS fleet?

  • A commitment to outstanding customer service and superior professional standards.
  • Availability 24-hours a day, 7 days a week during the boating season.
  • A valid U.S. Coast Guard captain's license with assistance towing endorsement. (Inland requirements may vary.)
  • Previous boating industry experience.
  • A well maintained, properly equipped and marked towing vessel.
  • Appropriate business insurance.
  • Compliance with Department of Transportation regulations regarding mandatory drug testing
  • Ability to travel to our corporate headquarters for orientation training and annual Conference.
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