Boat Owners Association of The United StatesNews Room

October 25, 2022

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Press Contact: D. Scott Croft, Vice President Public Affairs, 703-461-2864,

BoatUS Media Alert: ‘Clean Up the Ocean’ Event at Elliot Key Sand Bar

Sunday, November 6, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHAT: Recreational boaters are encouraged to join on-water towing company TowBoatUS South Dade/South Dade Outfitters at Homestead Bayfront for a boating community cleanup at Elliot Key. TowBoatUS is providing vessel transport for refuse, marine debris and recycling items removed from the key, part of Biscayne National Park and a popular local rendezvous spot for recreational boaters.

WHEN: Sunday, November 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Elliot Key Sand Bar, (25°29.593'N, 80°11.240'W). Location is only accessible by water.

HOW: Boaters are encouraged to wear water shoes and bring a snorkeling mask to help remove underwater debris.

WHY: “We are asking boaters help us give back to this wonderful spot we all enjoy,” said Massy Romero, TowBoatUS South Dade. “Our hope is we add impact by organizing this focused event and helping transport and dispose of refuse.”

WHO: Locally owned and operated TowBoatUS South Dade provides professional on-water towing and assistance services to members of Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation's leading advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters.

EVENT CONTACT: Massy Romero, TowBoatUS South Dade, phone: 786-512-1698, email:


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