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My Local Sea Tow

My Local Sea Tow Captain

Capt. Ramsey Chason
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You may rest assured that your vessel will be in good hands due to the trained and committed Captains we have on staff. Our commitment to safety and customer satisfaction has helped make us the leading and most respected marine assistance provider in the world. Our Captains are standing by 24/7 to assist our members both on and off the water. Give us a call any time, we can help or just say hello!

Our Team

Capt. Ramsey Chason - Owner/Captain
Captain Ramsey Chason, along with his team of USCG Licensed Captains, are standing-by 24/7 should you need any help on the water. Whether it is a timely tow or jump start their team wants to make your boating experience as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

Captain Chason took over as franchise owner in 2017 after spending over 2 decades submerged in the world of boat from custom sport boat Captain, tow boat captain to Director of Strategic Initiatives for the leading provider of environmental services in North America at Clean Harbors.

When Ramsey is not Captaining one of his Sea Tow rescue vessels, you will find he and his wife Laura, with their two daughters on their family boat in the Vineyard Sound catching whatever is biting. The boating life is truly a family affair!

Capt. Chris Godino - Senior Captain
Captain Chris is a multi-year veteran in the Sea Tow network. Chris runs a boat out of Falmouth and has been a USCG Master for over ten years. Chris has years of experience maintaining and delivering large yachts on the eastern seaboard. He assists with marketing and managing Sea Tow Cape and Islands and continually goes to great lengths to insure our Sea Tow members are well taken care of. Chris's strong business background and work ethic make him an integral part of our business and our success!

Capt. Tom Saunders - Captain
Captain Tom is a native of South Dartmouth, MA and is in his second year as a Sea Tow Captain. Tom is a professional mariner who is also Yacht Yard Manager at South Wharf Yacht Yard in Padanaram/South Dartmouth. His local knowledge and past experience as a tow boat operator makes him a great addition to the Sea Tow family. Tom holds a USCG Master with Commercial Towing Assistance..

Our Boats

Dartmouth - 23' Steiger Craft

2007 Custom Steiger Craft built specifically for Sea Tow! 250 HP with full complement of salvage gear. This boat services the western side of Buzzards Bay and Marthas Vineyard.

Falmouth - 26' Boston Whaler

26' custom Brunswick Commercial Boston Whaler Justice. This 450 HP boat was purpose built for Sea Tow. The flagship of our fleet performs great year after year. We just replaced engines and reinforced tow bitt. This boat reaches speeds in excess of 45 knots and responds to all salvage situations. Boat is equipped with 3 high speed de-watering pumps and miscellaneous salvage gear.

Nobska - 28' Zodiac RHIB

28 ft, 2012 Zodiac 2800LE with 400 HP. This boat was custom built for us by Zodiac and is one of the fastest towboats in the industry, Nobska boasts a complete array of salvage gear and spend much of it’s time in Woods Hole Pass.




Red Brook - 23' Parker

Heavily built deep V built to rigorous specs. This boat works the Cape Cod Canal area. 225 hp and a full complement of salvage gear make this a sturdy and reliable work boat.



Woods Hole - 28' RHIB

Sea Tow “Woods Hole” 28 Ft HBI Rigid Hull Inflatable with 400 HP and a full compliment of salvage gear. This boat makes it’s home in Falmouth Harbor at MacDougalls’ Cape Cod Marine Service.




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Sea Tow Captains work hard to do more than save you on the water - they work hard to save you money as well!


Employment Opportunities

Captains Wanted

Posted: 8/16/2018 


We are excited to announce Sea Tow Cape and Islands is EXPANDING to serve our members even better as we are looking to add additional Full and Part Time Captains to our professional team.



• Operate a Fast Response Assistance Towing vessel on patrol and in assisting disabled boaters on-the-water. Assistance will include: towing, fuel drops, jumpstarts, ungroundings and general marine assistance.

• Assist senior staff with salvage operations. Previous marketing or sales experience to assist with membership growth, while not a requirement, would be a plus. 

• Perform general daily routine maintenance on the towboats during the boating season. 


Mandatory Requirements: 

• USCG, License (OUPV, 50 Ton, 100 Ton, etc) upon Near Coastal waters with an Assistance Towing endorsement. 

• We do a pre-employment drug test screen and then place all employees on a random drug testing program as required by the USCG.

If you or someone else with salt water in their veins is looking for an exciting full or part time opportunity with the best – please email: