Smith Point Sea Rescue is an all volunteer organization dedicated to providing assistance to boats having difficulties in the mid-Chesapeake Bay area. Just take a look at our Mission Reports to see how busy we’ve been!

Smith Point Sea Rescue does NOT charge for rescue services and receives no regular monetary support from any state or governmental agency. Funds are derived from donations and fundraising events such as the Spring Oyster Roast and the annual fall mail solicitation. Smith Point Sea Rescue has a tax-exempt status 501(c)(3) from the Internal Revenue Service.

Smith Point Sea Rescue is pleased to help boaters in their time of need. It monitors VHF Channel 16. Sea Rescue may also be reached through the Northumberland Sheriff’s office at 804-580-5221 or 911.