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Rescue Marine Towing Subscription Terms and Conditions

The Rescue Marine Unlimited Towing Membership offers unlimited towing for boaters who permanently dock or trailer on Lake Erie from ports between Huron, Ohio and the Davis Besse/Green Cove area. For boaters who dock or trailer from that area towing is provided anywhere in Lake Erie, the Detroit River, Lake St. Clair, and the St. Clair River. Rescue Marine normally monitors marine channel 69 and 16 from 8am to 10pm. Before or after these hours we may be contacted by phone or by calling the nearest Coast Guard Station and have them call Rescue Marine at 419-798-5194.

The Rescue Marine Unlimited Towing Membership offers unlimited non-emergency on-the-water towing for one boat twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week from May 1 through October 15 each year. Between October 15 and May 1 service may be provided weather permitting. Non-emergency situations can be defined as, but not limited to, dead battery, out of gas, or other mechanical problem. Rescue Marine will respond to members in need of salvage assistance but salvage is not covered by the Rescue Marine Unlimited Towing Membership. Salvage situations can be defined as, but not limited to, boat groundings, boats on the rocks, boats sinking, boats already sunk, boats on fire, boats burnt, boats beached, or boats in any other form of peril. Fog search and other emergency services are available but not covered by the Rescue Marine Unlimited Towing Membership.

Rescue Marine Unlimited Towing Memberships are annual and last one calendar year. It is the sole judgment of Rescue Marine to provide towing assistance when winds at the nearest Coast Guard Station exceed twenty-five miles per hour, Gale Warnings are in effect, or if severe weather statements have been issued by the Coast Guard, National Weather Service, or Environment Canada. Rescue Marine Unlimited Towing Memberships cover 50% or one-half of the cost of dock-to-dock tows. Rescue Marine is not responsible for unauthorized charges from other towing firms. Rescue Marine reserves the right to request a survey of any vessel built before 1985. There are no refunds. Rescue Marine reserves the right to delegate service in peak situations. Rescue Marine reserves the right to cancel and/or decline memberships. Rescue Marine Unlimited Towing Memberships become active twenty-four hours after payment is received. These terms and conditions can be changed from time to time without notice, check with our office. March 2008

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