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Sea Tow Ocean Isle

Serving our members in Southport, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach and Sunset Beach

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My Local Sea Tow

My Local Sea Tow Captain

Capt. Clay & Heather Hughes
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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

Sea Tow Ocean Isle is happy to have a dedicated team to assist boaters in the Big Bend region. All of our Captains are USCG licensed and standing by if you ever need expert, local knowledge of the area.

  • Clay Hughes, owner & Captain
  • Heather Hughes, owner & marketing
  • Stan Gurganus, Sr. Captain
  • Brad Stevens, Sr. Captain
  • Larry Coble, Sr. Captain
  • John Gregory, Captain
  • Kendrick Schwarz, Captain
  • Matthew Benna, Captain
  • Jewel Pearson, Dispatcher

Our Boats

Sea Tow Ocean Isle has a dedicated team of captains, crew and support staff that are standing by, 24/7, to serve our members and other boaters. Our vessels are ready to perform all towing, ungrounding, jump starts, fuel delivery and other on-water assistance operations. Sea Tow boats can be spotted by their distinct yellow hulls 

  • 29' Zodiac RHIB - Twin Engine - 500 HP, Fiberglass hull
  • 26' Twin Vee - Twin Engine - 300 HP, Fiberglass Hull
  • 25' C Hawk - Twin Engine - 300 HP, Fiberglass Hull
  • 21' Triumph - 175 HP, Ropelene Hull
  • 25' Safeboat, Twin Engine - 500 HP, Aluminum Hull
  • 24' Mako Twin Engine - 300 HP, Fiberglass Hull

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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!


News & Events

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After Irma: Sea Tow Key Largo Shares Experience

Steve and Cheryl Powers, husband-and-wife team and owners of Sea Tow Key Largo, felt the wrath of Hurricane Irma firsthand. The massive Category 4 hurricane seemed to know the family’s every move as it targeted the Keys and the entire state of Florida. 

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Captain Ward and Sea Tow South Mississippi Make Members for Life

Bruce Richards has always felt at home on his 18-foot Bayliner, the Namor ’74. One of his favorite trips is heading out with friends and family from Pascagoula, Mississippi for overnight camping trips on Petit Bois Island on the Gulf Islands National Seashore. They’ve made the journey numerous times over the past ten years – so much that it has become a bit of a family tradition. That is, until one fateful night in April, when Murphy’s Law reared its ugly head.

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  • Weather & Tides

  • Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Current Conditions

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Barometric Pressure:
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2 AM
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68° 20%
3 AM
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66° 10%
4 AM
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64° 5%
5 AM
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68° 5%
6 AM
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66° 5%
7 AM
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64° 5%

Tide Data

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11:38 AM
10:07 PM
8% Illuminated
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