DATE: 2020-05-16 10:00 LOCATION: Martinique (France) – St. Anne EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Grapnel dinghy anchor SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Owners deployed their dinghy stern anchor on arrival at the St. Anne dinghy dock at 10:00 AM. On their return at 4:00 PM they discovered the stern anchor was missing. They dove the surrounding area and determined the stern anchor and rode had been stolen. ID: 2491
DATE: 2020-05-05 01:00 LOCATION: Bonaire – Plaza Resort EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: AB dinghy / 15HP Yamaha Enduro SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Overnight an in-the-water and cable locked dinghy was stolen from the Plaza Resort Marina. A police report was made, and video surveillance at the resort was found to be not functioning. ID: 2489
DATE: 2019-08-20 10:00 LOCATION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – St. Vincent – Ottley Hall EVENT: Burglary HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: solar panels, tools, VHF radio, computer and iPad, foul weather gear, Traktor Kontrol ( disc jockey equipment) misc. SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A yacht was burgled between June 15-August 20, 2019 while stored on the hard at Ottley Hall. The thieves cut locks and ransacked/searched the boat. They stole exterior and stored solar panels, tools, VHF radio, a computer and iPad, foul weather gear, Traktor Kontrol ( disc jockey equipment) and other misc. items. They replaced the companionway door to conceal the theft.
The theft was discovered when the owner had a friend send exterior photos of the boat, and noticing an open hatch and missing deck solar panel asked the yard to investigate. The yard admitted other boats had been similarly affected. A new management team was in place in November when the owner returned to the yacht. ID: 2487
DATE: 2020-04-26 20:00 LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Charlotte Amalie EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: entire 10.1M yacht Red Hot SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: CSSN Preliminary report : Yacht at anchor in Lindbergh Bay was stolen night of 4/26/2020. Police, USCG and Customs Border Patrol were notified. The yacht was apparently taken for a “joy ride” to nearby St. John, then returned and abandoned all sails up on the rock jetty In Frenchtown, St. Thomas. A good Samaritan noticed the yacht and a salvage company removed it safely from the rocks, with what appeared to be cosmetic damage, and the theft of some contents. ID: 2488
DATE: 2020-04-18 14:30 LOCATION: Guadeloupe (France) – Guadeloupe – Gosier EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Witnesses saw 2 thieves cut the padlock of a dinghy locked to the dinghy dock. They abandoned the dinghy on Pointe À la Verdure beach after running out of fuel, and breaking the crank cord. The gendarmes were informed and assisted in the recovery and return of the dinghy. ID: 2485