Attended Burial at Sea – Topsail Island, NC


6-Passenger Limit

We will put you in direct contact with the boat captain to schedule the special day and time. On your scheduled day, you will simply meet him at the boat slip to begin your time on the water. Total time on the water is about 1.5 hours. Due to the unpredictability of the weather and water conditions, please be advised that the date and time frame will need to be confirmed the day before the scheduled release. We appreciate your understanding, as the safety of our customers and crew is a top priority.


The ocean holds a special meaning for many people—for ardent fishermen, for those who may have spent a military career at sea, or even for those who simply treasured wonderful memories of beach vacations with family and friends.

A burial at sea stands as the perfect way to reflect the lives and loves of individuals who felt a special connection with oceans and seashores. Rest Ashured is here to make the process as smooth as possible.

About Topsail Island

Topsail Island (pronounced TOP-sil) is a 26-mile-long vacation spot off the coast of North Carolina near Wilmington. It’s home to the communities of North Topsail Beach, Surf City, and Topsail Beach. Visitors enjoy the patches of maritime forests — and, of course, the beautiful beaches. History buffs love the area’s links to the Navy’s World War II missile-testing project, called Operation Bumblebee…not to mention legends of marauding pirates hiding their ships along its shores.

The Process

When you book this service, the process is simple.

We put you in touch with the boat captain for your boat. He’ll confirm the day and time for your scattering ceremony.
The day before, the captain will confirm that the weather is appropriate for the scattering journey.
On the day of your scattering, you will meet the captain at the boat slip. He’ll take you to the scattering location and assist you with the ceremony.

You can Rest Ashured knowing we’ll be there to help you memorialize your loved one every step of the way.