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Sea Tow South Shore

Serving Boston's South Shore, Cape Cod Bay and areas offshore

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Capt. Ethan Maass
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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

Ethan Maass - Owner/Captain
Captain Ethan Maass has been the owner of Sea Tow South Shore since 2004, and serves as lead captain. He holds a U.S. Coast Guard Master's License (with assistance towing and sailing endorsements), PADI dive certification, OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification and numerous other marine-related qualifications. Prior to running Sea Tow South Shore, Capt. Ethan was in the U.S. Coast Guard, worked for the Boston Pilots and Boston -area ferry companies. He is also active nationally both within Sea Tow's various committees as well as serving on the Board of Directors of C-Port, the commercial marine assistance industry's governing organization.

Gary Myette - Captain
Captain Gary, a lifelong boater, joined Sea Tow South Shore in 2011. Having operated many different types of boats over the years, Captain Gary is highly capable at tackling the wide array of situations Sea Tow encounters in assisting boaters on the water.

Paul Carter - Captain
Capt. Paul joined Sea Tow South Shore in 2008 and operates our towboats across our entire area-of-responsibility (AOR). As a long time boater in this area, and occasional charter fishing captain. Paul knows the waters well and is available to expertly assist boaters out on the water.

Jeff Martell - Captain
Joining the Sea Tow South Shore team in 2013, Capt. Jeff brings a lifetime of boating and cruising experience from Maine to the Bahamas. As a resident of Scituate, Jeff can often be found manning our towboat in Scituate Harbor. With experience as a Navy salvage diver, home builder and a long distance cruiser Capt. Jeff brings a wealth of problem solving skill to the job and can expertly assist boaters throughout our area.

Mark Carlson - Captain

Captain Mark Carlson teamed up with The Sea Tow South Shore organization in 2015. Captain Mark has owned and operated both power and sail for over thirty years. He hold a 100 ton U.S. Coast Guard Master's License with assistance towing and sail endorsements. He currently captains a charter boat out of Green Harbor when not working for Sea Tow. His knowledge of Massachusetts waters and expert boating skills helps assist boaters when called on.  

Our Boats

Sea Tow Osprey - 26' Twin Vee

This twin outboard-powered towboat is one of Sea Tow's primary response vessels for the Cape Cod Bay area. Capable of running at 30 knots and carrying a variety of assistance and recovery equipment, this boat is a welcome sight when it arrives to help you out on the water. Equipment: towing gear, electric and gasoline powered dewatering pumps, firefighting gear, first aid, Radio direction finder (RDF) and dive equipment.

Sea Tow Vigilant - 25' Luhrs

This heavy, twin-diesel-powered towboat is one of Sea Tow's primary response vessels for the Cape Cod Bay area. Capable of maintaining it's speed in a wide range of sea conditions and carrying a variety of assistance and recovery equipment, this towboat is a welcome sight when it arrives to help you out on the water.

Equipment: towing gear, electric and gasoline powered dewatering pumps, firefighting gear, first aid and dive equipment.

Sea Tow Cape Cod - 24' Boston Whaler

This twin outboard-powered towboat is one of Sea Tow's response vessels for the Cape Cod Bay area. Capable of running at 30+ knots and carrying a variety of assistance and recovery equipment, this boat is a welcome sight when it arrives to help you out on the water. Equipment: towing gear, electric and gasoline-powered dewatering pumps, first aid and damage control gear.

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