DATE: 2018-03-13 02:30 COUNTRY NAME: St. Lucia LOCATION DETAIL: Rodney Bay Reduit Beach EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: dinghy/outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: At 02:30 hours the owner/crew of a yacht anchored in Rodney Bay heard some noise, and the owner investigated. He noticed that his neighbors’ in-the-water dinghy was missing, and woke them. He launched his dinghy, and they found the stolen dinghy minus the new 20 HP 4S engine floating about 50 ft into the marina channel. The padlock on the outboard and the dinghy locking cable had both been cut.
A second dinghy also minus its engine (see next report) was found floating in the same area, and was returned to its owner. The Coast Guard was notified, but did not respond to multiple VHF 16 calls. The owners planned to file a complete report the next morning.
A third engineless dinghy was recovered the next morning from a nearby beach. ( see later report)
DATE: 2018-03-11 02:00 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Rodney Bay Reduit Beach EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: dinghy
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Owners awoke to find someone else’s dinghy tied to their yacht. The 1 inch line had been cut. The dinghy was returned to the rightful owners, no additional details are available.
DATE: 2018-02-24 22:00 Country Name: Grenada Location Detail: Grenada Mt. Hartman Bay Marina EVENT: Theft HAND: 3 Stolen Items: engine-less dinghy SECURED: Locked DETAILS: An engine-less dinghy chained to the marina dock was stolen. It is not known if a police report was made.
DATE: 2018-03-08 13:00 Country Name: Martinique Location Detail: St. Anne EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: dinghy fuel tank SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: During the daytime a dinghy on the Club Med beach had its not locked 22 litre Yamaha fuel tank stolen. No police report was made.
DATE: 2018-03-01 22:00 Country Name: Grenada Location Detail: Grenada Mt. Hartman Bay Marina EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: dinghy with 18HP Tohatsu SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: An unlocked dinghy at the Secret Harbour dock was stolen the night of the full moon party, reported to the police and Coast Guard. Witnesses report seeing the dinghy being towed out of the bay.