24 Hour Dispatch Center

Call Us Anytime!

Day or night, 365 days a year, BoatUS Towing Experts are standing by to assist.

BoatUS has the largest documented coast-to-coast commercial towing network. With over 300 ports and over 600 vessels standing by, help is never far away.

Get Assistance Fast Using Any of These Procedures:

Hail BoatUS on Channel 16

Key your VHF mic and hail "TowBoatUS." West Coast mariners will hail "Vessel Assist."

Call 24hr Dispatch Center

Call 1-800-391-4869 and our Dispatch Crew will conference call you to the closest resource.

Call Your Local Tower Directly

Use your cell phone to call the closest TowBoatUS/VESSEL ASSIST Company listed in our online Service Locator.

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With a push of a button, your Membership and GPS location will be transmitted to our 24 Hour Dispatch Center.Learn More

BoatUS Mobile App

One push of a button connects you and provides our crew your location. FREE for all boaters! Download the BoatUS Mobile App today!

SPOT Assist Maritime

Summoning BoatUS Towing is as easy as pressing a button. If you don't have a SPOT, click for more information.

*In any life threatening or emergency situation, hail the Coast Guard on VHF Channel 16.

Join BoatUS Towing Services today and enjoy worry-free boating year round!

Get Towing

The sample calls below provide examples of what to expect should you ever need to contact the BoatUS 24 Hour Dispatch Center.

Sample VHF Dispatch Call:
Sample Dispatch Call: