DATE: 2021-08-22 02:00
CSSN First Hand Report
LOCATION: Panama – Linton Bay
STOLEN ITEMS: Caribe dinghy / 15HP Yamaha outboard
DETAILS: Overnight a yacht at anchor in Linton Bay had its locked, in-the-water dinghy stolen while the owner slept onboard. The locking cable had been cut. The dinghy was recovered the next day from Punta Manzanillo, minus the outboard. The dinghy had many slashes in the tubes. Reports were made to local officials, including police and Aeronaval (Coast Guard).