C-Tow Captain’s Call: A 48-Hour Rescue on Lake Huron – Max Quast Rescue

As a certified captain for C-Tow, one of my most memorable rescues took place in early September 2022. My jurisdiction for C-Tow is the Kawarthas, specifically the Tri-Lakes area in South Central Ontario. However, on…

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The Longest Tow in C-Tow History Has Been Set at 200 Nautical Miles!

C-Tow Captains Melissa Curtis, Pasha Barlak, and Owen Barlak complete the most extensive direct tow managing tides, currents, and unforeseen marine conditions from Sointula, BC to Richmond.   From where we are based in Central…

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The vast expanse of the Strait of Georgia.

C-Tow Captain’s Call: Night Moves on the Strait of Georgia – Christophe J. Greve Rescue

Being a Captain for C-Tow, Canada’s largest marine assistance provider that has been offering expert boat towing services for 30-plus years, means being ready at a moment’s notice to help recreational and commercial boaters in…

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C-Tow Captain’s Call: A Power Cat Over Easy – David Eagan Rescue

Being a C-Tow captain in a district from Port Maitland, ON, on Lake Erie to the Niagara River just makes sense for me. I own a marine service shop in Crystal Beach near Fort Erie…

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C-Tow Captain’s Call: The Art of Towing a Crabbing Vessel – Melissa Curtis Rescue

Being an independent contractor for C-Tow in Comox, BC, as well as the Broughton Archipelago, my husband, stepson and I are just one of the C-Tow operators in the Central Vancouver Island area, while other…

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C-Tow Captain’s Call: Lost and Found on Boundary Bay, BC. – Andrew Newman Rescue

I am an operator for C-Tow in the White Rock, BC, near Surrey, covering an area of Boundary Bay and the southern Strait of Georgia. I often combine my previous Search and Rescue (SAR) training…

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C-Tow Captain’s Call: Overheated Engines in Five-Foot Seas – Ted Perrin Rescue

I have been involved in boating most of my life and based out of Long Pond, which is in  Conception Bay, NL, serving recreational boaters from Cape St. Francis north to Western Bay Head. Even…

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