We no longer have Harbor Patrol North of the Channel Islands bridge. This page contains information that may be useful for your boating protection.


Boat related urgent matters in the harbor, 24/7

For any boat related urgent matters in the harbor, 24/7, please use the Police Department Dispatch line 1-805-385- 7740 or Fire 1-805-385-7722 (both of those numbers are on the City’s website in the “Departments” section).
During business hours please call Code Compliance, 1-805-385-7940 x9. Please note that the Code Compliance line is not monitored after hours.

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Consider a Membership Service

Previously Vessel Assist Ventura, TowBoatUS Ventura is responsible for the territories spanning from Point Conception to Point Dume, California, and provides towing services to the members of BoatUS, Boat Owners Association of the United States.


For our service area:


Channel Watch Marine Services

TowBoatUS Channel Islands

Channel Watch Marine Services, Inc.

Oxnard, CA

(805) 644-2762

Services Available:

  • TowBoatUS Services

    Most Ports offer Towing, Soft Ungroundings, Battery Jumps & Fuel Delivery.

  • Repairs

    TowBoatUS company either has their own dock, or contracts with a third party to provide repair services.

  • Salvage

    TowBoatUS company offers salvage assistance. Includes recovery of property, refloating the vessel, and towing it to a safe harbor.

  • Spill Cleanup

    TowBoatUS company possesses equipment to contain spills of fuel and / or oil.

  • ACAPT Certified

    The tower is a member of the Accredited for Commercial Assistance and Professional Towing program to recognize the professional who is willing to adhere to high standards of service, training, and equipment.