“Nation’s largest boat towing fleet with 24/7 assistance”

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BoatUS Membership Benefits Include:

24/7 Towing Dispatch - 24/7 Towing Dispatch to over 600 towboats in 300+ ports

Over 600 TowBoatUS boats standing by, the nation's largest fleet

Unlimited Water Towing and TRAILER ASSIST® Services available

Discounts on fuel, transient slips, repairs and more at 1,200+ boating businesses nationwide

Exclusive travel discounts on cruises, charters, hotels and more

Subscription to the award-winning BoatUS Magazine


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BoatUS is a membership organization. In addition to towing services you will be part of the world’s largest association of over half a million recreational boaters which has provided savings, services and representation on Capitol Hill for over 40 years. 

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The BoatUS Marine Insurance Program offers coverage in all 50 states to boat owners with a US address. In the state of California, the program is provided through Boat Association Insurance Services, license #0H87086. Seasonal cruising extensions are available to Canada, the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Mexico. Premium discounts are available for selecting restricted cruising areas such as the Chesapeake Bay or Puget Sound.

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Dispatch Service

The BoatUS National Dispatch Center is open 24-hours, 365 days a year to answer questions and dispatch towing and trailering assistance. The Center can be reached by calling 800-391-4869 or pushing Call for a Tow on your BoatUS App. While on the water you can also hail “TowBoatUS” on VHF channel 16 or via a Coast Guard relay to be connected to a TowBoatUS port in your immediate area.

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BoatUS Members enjoy over 25 benefits including discounts at boating businesses, savings with national partners, and the highest level of shopping rewards at West Marine. Members also have access to a number of services such as on water towing services, roadside assistance, marine insurance, and boat financing. Other benefits include representation on Capitol Hill, boat graphics and a subscription to the award-winning BoatUS Magazine.

New App! BoatUS — We're With You On The Water

More Boaters Choose BoatUS than any other on-the-water towing service.

Why? Because we have the largest network of towing ports PLUS over 25 Membership benefits & discounts. | Memberships starting at $29/year!

Happy Customers

“The Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) is an insurance provider that has exclusively supported the U.S. boating community for the past 50 years. The company offers a wide range of policies with exceptional benefits, add-on coverages, and a membership program with unlimited towing and other perks.”

Joel Marshall

“Founded in 1937 and headquartered in Ohio, Progressive is one of the largest insurers in the United States. Although car insurance is its most popular product, Progressive also offers comprehensive boat insurance policies and facilitates homeowners insurance, renters insurance, and travel insurance through third-party affiliates.”

Bee Barker

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