3320 – 2024-06-02 – Panama – Bocas del Toro – Bocas Marina anchorage – Theft

 

CSSN Report
CSSN First Hand Report

DATE: 2024-06-02 00:15
LOCATION: Panama – Bocas del Toro – Bocas Marina anchorage
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: Gas can, attempted to steal dingy. Another boat reported attempt to steal their pango
SECURED: Locked
DETAILS: While owners slept thieves untied the dinghy painter before discovering the locking cable that secured the dinghy/outboard and fuel tank. Diesel fuel jugs secured on the deck were also disturbed, but not taken. A spare fuel jug in the cockpit was not locked, and stolen.

A second yacht in the anchorage interrupted the attempted theft of their panga, and was able to scare the thieves away.

Reports were made to the marina and on the VHF net.
ID: 3320