Sea Tow owner picked for N.Y. trade group


Capt. Alan Bregman, owner of Sea Tow Freeport (N.Y.), was elected to the board of the New York Marine Trades Association.

"During my time with NYMTA I hope to help introduce more people to boating, cruising and fishing," Bregman said in a statement. "I also believe it is important that we continue to be proactive in regulatory and legislative affairs concerning our industry."

As the owner of Sea Tow Freeport, Bregman has grown his membership roster to be the largest on Long Island. Locally, he is known as the 24-hour-a-day source for assistance on the water, and his seven captains are known for community involvement.

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