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Re: Experience with TowBoat US

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
I could be wrong, but I've always assumed all the TowBoatUS operators were local franchises, so to speak. I would be surprised to learn that BoatUS has the capital to actually fund all those operations.
I know that local towers are not employees of Boat/US. They are local businesses that own their own boats.

I don't know if the relationship is a pure contract or a franchise. Google searches would seem to indicate it is a franchise. That usually implies pretty clear standards of performance...

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