Sea Tow is a franchise-based international marine assistance organization headquartered in Southold, N.Y. Their company was established in 1983 by Capt. Joseph Frohnhoefer, founder and CEO, after the U.S. Coast Guard ceased responding to non-emergency calls for assistance. The business began, quite simply, with a single boat and a wooden 6"x 6" tow post. Since then, Sea Tow has grown exponentially. They have a thriving franchise network with over 121 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Europe, the Bahamas and Puerto Rico. This network represents nearly 1,000 captains, crew and professional support staff who are standing by -- 24 hours a day -- to serve the recreational boating community.
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Sea Tow is a way of life. It's a 24/7 commitment to do right by the recreational boating community and to ensure their safety and peace of mind on the water. Those who choose this lifestyle agree that owning a Sea Tow franchise is the most difficult, but most rewarding, career they've ever had.
If you prefer water to land, being windblown to being weatherproof and helping others rather than watching others be helped, then I suggest you read on. Chances are you're like the more than 700 captains and crew of the Sea Tow network who believe that any day spent on the water beats a day at the office.