DATE: 2023-09-01 08:00
LOCATION: Curaçao (the Netherlands) – Spanish Water – anchorage
STOLEN ITEMS: Dark grey quicksilver dinghy / Tohatsu 6HP engine, fuel tank and 2 stroke engine oil
DETAILS: Overnight while the crew slept onboard, their in-the-water and chain locked dinghy/outboard was stolen. The well prepared thieves smashed/bent the stainless steel locking bar with its heavy lock still in place. The cut painter and damaged locking bar/chain were found dangling behind the yacht. A report was made to the Coast Guard.
A second yacht anchored nearby also had their in-the water and chain locked dinghy/outboard stolen the same night. (3092)
Police reports were made.