3053 – 2023-07-19 – Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad – Chaguaramas – Anchorage – Theft

 

CSSN Report
CSSN First Hand Report

DATE: 2023-07-19 02:00
LOCATION: Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad – Chaguaramas – Anchorage
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: Yamaha Enduro 25hp 2-stroke outboard – SN 61RK1082061
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: While the owner of a catamaran slept on board, thieves stole the 25HP -2S Yamaha outboard from the dinghy which was hoisted behind the catamaran. The engine was not locked to the dinghy transom, or the yacht.

A report was made to the Coast Guard, police, marina and on the VHF net.

CSSN NOTE: see also a similar report (3051) from this location a few days prior

UPDATE: Police recovered the engine and arrested the thieves about a month after it was stolen, it was advertised on Facebook marketplace.  It was later returned to the owner.

 

ID: 3053