Your ability to tow another boat has more to do with the fittings on your boat and skill of its skipper than with the power of your engine.
Detailed tips on preparing for towing another vessel, hooking up, and underway.
An officer explains the U.S. Coast Guard's policy on which boats they will tow and which they will refer to other means of assistance.
A slightly curmudgeonly singlehanded sailor gives very readable advice on the importance of routine, anchoring methods, line handling, exhaustion, weather windows, emergencies, going aground, and age.
Members can sign up for two levels of towing service. Uses commercial tow boats. Also provides on-road service for those towing a boat.