DATE: 2020-01-08 23:00 LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – San Filipe EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy/outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Overnight an in-the-water and not locked dinghy/outboard was stolen. The owner found the cut painter. The next day the dinghy was found nearby close to the Castillo. It was missing the outboard, which had been locked to the dinghy. ID: 2437
DATE: 2020-02-14 01:00 LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Lago Izabal – El Estor EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: dinghy/outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Overnight and in-the-water and not locked dinghy was stolen from an anchored yacht . No further details are available.
CSSN NOTE: If you are the owner please contact CSSN to file a complete report. ID: 2452
DATE: 2019-12-13 18:00 LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Bruno’s EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy with motor SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A dinghy tied (not locked) at Bruno’s dock was stolen between 5:00 and 6:00 pm. There is a guard on premises, and a police report was made. ID: 2424
DATE: 2019-11-20 02:00 Country Name: Guatemala Location Detail: Rio Dulce Livingston EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Tohatsu 9.8 2S outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A yacht anchored off Livingston discovered that their Tohatsu 9.8 HP outboard had been stolen overnight while they slept onboard. The outboard had been locked to the raised (also locked) dinghy. The thieves were quiet and apparently sawed/cut thru the transom locking clamps. A report was made to the port captain.
CSSN NOTE: This is the second (locked) engine theft from a raised (locked) dinghy that has been reported this month in this location.
DATE: 2019-11-15 09:00 Country Name: Guatemala Location Detail: Livingston EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Yamaha 8HP outboard motor SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Two (2) yachts were rafted together and anchored off Livingston. Overnight, a locked and lifted dinghy had its Yamaha 8HP outboard motor stolen. The engine was locked to the dinghy and the thieves apparently used bolt cutters, as no metal shavings/shards were found in the dinghy. No police report was made, but the theft was reported on the local VHF before departing that morning for a foreign port.