DATE: 2021-10-24 23:00
LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras
STOLEN ITEMS: dinghy / 8 HP engine, other dinghy items
DETAILS: A yacht anchored off Bruno’s had its in-the-water and not locked dinghy/8HP engine stolen overnight. The owners discovered a cut line the next morning. The theft was reported on the VHF net, it is not known if a police report was made.
During the VHF net, other thefts were reported, of small not lockable items. During the weekend of Oct 23-24 a dinghy fuel line and racor filter were stolen from a locked dinghy at Abel’s boatyard, and reported to management there. During the week of October 18, another dinghy (location not known) had its propeller stolen from the tilted engine. Sometime in the last month an outboard choke and starter cord were also stolen.
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