CSSN Monthly Summary Just Published on the Caribbean SafetyandSecurityNet.ORG

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CSSN News

CSSN NEWS CSSN is proud to announce that our longtime partner the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) has added to their sponsorship of HF nets for the cruising community. The daily “KPK” net on 8104 kHz at 0815 Atlantic Standard Time, managed by Glenn Tuttle, continues to provide much appreciated assistance to the cruising community in the Caribbean, the Bahamas …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-18 09:00 Country Name: Honduras Location Detail: 100 miles offshore Honduras/Nicaragua border 16N/81W EVENT: Attempted piracy HAND: 1 Stolen Items: none, not successful SECURED: N/A DETAILS: Two yachts departed Isla Providencia, Colombia for the Cayman Islands. They travelled northward together on a moonless night with lights and AIS. They were clear of the Gordo Banks …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-03 20:30 Country Name: Colombia Location Detail: Cabo de la Vela EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Dinghy and outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht was anchored alone in the bay. On the second evening, while they and their dog were onboard, both of the lines securing the in-the-water dinghy/outboard were cut, and it …

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CSSN Second Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-05 18:00 Country Name: Martinique Location Detail: St. Anne EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: fishing rod and reel SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Cruisers went ashore around 17:00 and locked their dingy to the main dinghy dock in St Anne. There was a small telescoping fishing rod and reel in their dinghy, tied in. They …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-06 22:00 Country Name: Martinique Location Detail: St. Anne EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: dinghy with 6 HP Tohastu outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A cable locked dinghy was stolen between 9-11 PM from the main dinghy dock in St. Anne. A report was made to the police, port port captain, Coast Guard and on …

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CSSN Second Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-08 20:00 Country Name: Curacao Location Detail: Spanish Water EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: dinghy with 15 HP outboard SECURED: Unknown DETAILS: Dinghy/outboard stolen from Pirates Nest dock, no further details available

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CSSN Second Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-08 02:00 Country Name: Curacao Location Detail: Spanish Water Hyatt Marina EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: 15 Hp outboard SECURED: Unknown DETAILS: 15 HP outboard stolen overnight from an unoccupied day charter boat, dinghy was hoisted but it is not known if the outboard was locked to the transom.

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CSSN Second Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-08 09:00 Country Name: Honduras Location Detail: Roatan, West End EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: Outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Overnight, an unoccupied (but locked and minded) yacht on a mooring was broken into, and the dinghy outboard engine stolen. The mooring line was cut and the boat had grounded nearby where it was discovered …

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Recently CSSN published a firsthand report about events reported to us that occurred on a passage from Trinidad to Grenada. The captain that submitted the report used our online form and chose from the options there – Attempted Piracy. The report was vetted and then published, and accurately described what occurred. A few readers contacted us concerned that the categorization …

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CSSN Third Hand Report DATE: 2018-04-01 01:00 Country Name: SVG Location Detail: Union Clifton Harbor EVENT: Theft HAND: 3 Stolen Items: New 25HP Outboard SECURED: Unknown DETAILS: A local boat/fisherman had small boat stolen from Clifton Harbor. The boat was set adrift and settled on the rocks and was recovered minus the new 25HP outboard. No further details available.

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2018-03-09 03:00 Country Name: Guadeloupe Location Detail: Pigeon Island EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Highfield 260 dinghy with 8HP 2S engine SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: An occupied yacht anchored about 150 meters from shore had its in-the-water and not locked dinghy stolen between 0300 and 0600 hrs. The line had been cleanly cut, no …

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CSSN First Hand Report DATE: 2018-03-29 04:00 Country Name: Trinidad/Tobago Location Detail: Trinidad Hibiscus Gas Platform EVENT: Suspicious Activity HAND: 1 Stolen Items: None SECURED: N/A DETAILS: During a night transit from Chaguaramas, Trinidad to Grenada at 0400 hours and approximately 6 nm South of the Hibiscus gas platform, a boat about a mile ahead and slightly off to port of …

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