On the morning of February 16, 2016, with heavy weather throughout the Miami area, Captain Chuck Hansen raced to the scene to catch an 80′ Sunseeker motor yacht adrift. The yacht broke free from its mooring at Williams Island after a tornado swept through the area. All cleats broke apart or were torn out of […]
Captain David rescued two people from the water on Sunday, February 7, 2016, when their Gheenoe capsized in the bay. A large wave caught them off guard, shifted their cooler, and they lost balance, capsizing the boat. Use caution when operating these small vessels in exposed or rough areas of the ICW!
On February 7, 2016, Fast Response Unit 5 with Captain David Correa responded to assist a 48′ sailing catamaran disabled by a rudder malfunction. The safest route was through the Cruise Ship Channel, but there was a problem. The channel is closed to traffic when two or more cruise ships are in port. Captain David […]
Captain Chuck and Captain David were dispatched to the Miami River on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, to refloat a 30′ shrimp boat sunk at the dock. Salvage operations were quickly started to mitigate any pollution, and the vessel was re-floated to work another day.
Super Boat International was recently featured on an episode of Coolest Places On Earth. Key West might be hot, but it is a great background for the coolest place on earth. Check out the 34th Key West World Championship event. Catch Fast Response Marine in action at the 12:42, when we rescued Team Stihl!
Fast Response Marine Towing & Salvage Captain David Correa grew up sailing the waters of the Caribbean, British Virgin Islands and his homeland of Puerto Rico. By the age of 18, he had earned his Captain’s License so he could make a profession out of his love of boating. “No two days ever are alike,” […]
Capt. Chuck Hansen founded Fast Response Marine Towing and Salvage in 2008 after seeing too many situations in which the big name companies were flat out taking advantage of unsuspecting recreational boaters in South Florida. Against all odds, starting with just one boat, Capt. Chuck launched Fast Response and hasn’t looked back. Now, at age […]