DATE: 2021-01-31 00:05
LOCATION: Sint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands) – Simpson Bay
STOLEN ITEMS: Orange colored RIB dinghy / 6HP-4S Suzuki outboard
DETAILS: Owners were asleep onboard in Simpson Bay while their in-the-water cable locked dinghy was stolen overnight. The thieves cut the lock. A police report to Dutch authorities is planned.
UPDATE 2/2/2021 Dinghy was found intact with engine in location where it could not have gone by itself, possibly taken for a joyride or abandoned after being used for some other purpose.