DATE: 2021-05-26 01:57 LOCATION: Panama – Linton Bay Marina EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Tropigas propane tank(full) and line SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Owners left their yacht in a slip at Linton Bay Marina while they went to Panama City for a few days. When they returned they found that their full Tropigas propane tank and a coil of new line had been stolen from the side deck. A report was made to the marina. ID: 2642
DATE: 2021-06-02 04:00 LOCATION: Panama – Bocas del Toro EVENT: Attempted Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Unsuccessful, nothing taken SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A catamaran anchored off Red Frog marina was boarded at 0400 HRS by a lone male while the owners slept onboard. They were awakened when the person was trying to open the closed hatch right above their heads in the master cabin. They began yelling and chased the unwanted person off the yacht. He boarded a wooden canoe and paddled off towards shore.
They noticed his footprints in the morning dew. He had apparently tried other hatches, which were all locked. Nothing appeared to be missing from the deck. A report was made on the local VHF net. ID: 2641
DATE: 2021-05-11 01:00 LOCATION: Panama – Bocas del Toro EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: Caribe dinghy / 4HP outboard engine, dinghy recovered minus outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Overnight while owners slept onboard, their in-the-water and not locked dinghy was stolen from their yacht anchored near Carenaro. The dinghy was found by others the next day adrift and engineless, and returned to the owners. It is not known if a police report was made. ID: 2634
DATE: 2021-03-24 01:00 LOCATION: Panama – Bocas del Toro EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: Panga/40 HP Yamaha outboard, panga recovered SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Overnight thieves stole a panga from the area near El Caribeo/Cristobol . It was recovered nearby the next day, minus the outboard. The 40HP Yamaha was well locked to the panga, a police report was made. ID: 2613
DATE: 2021-01-17 15:00 LOCATION: Panama – Bocas del Toro EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: red kayak SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: While the owner was aboard an in-the-water and not locked kayak was stolen at about 3PM from a yacht in the southern Carenero anchorage. A police report was made. ID: 2558