South Florida Intercoastal

Member News: TowBoatUS Fort Lauderdale

By: MIASF Staff

Date posted: Jan 27, 2021 Wed

TowBoatUS Fort Lauderdale captains receive honors for lifesaving acts at the annual BoatUS Towing Conference. Capt. Harrison Reiter and Capt. George Bassett received the Woody Pollak Lifesaving Award for saving an elderly couple who had been thrown into the water from their inflatable boat after it crashed. Capt. Steve Reuss received the Meritorious Service Award for his help in the rescue of five anglers who were forced to abandon ship in foul weather.