DATE: 2018-10-27 22:00 Country Name: Grenada Location Detail: Grenada Mt. Hartman Bay Marina EVENT: Attempted theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Dinghy SECURED: Locked DETAILS: At about 2200 hrs a swimmer arrived at a private dock in Mt. Hartman Bay and lowered a dinghy from its davits. He discovered that the dinghy was securely locked to the dock/davits and then attempted to remove the outboard, which was also securely locked . Unsuccessful, he jumped back into the water and swam away. A police report was made, and the owners provided video surveillance to aid the investigation.
DATE: 2018-10-11 19:00 Country Name: Bonaire Location Detail: Kralendijk moorings EVENT: Attempted theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Nothing, thieves unsuccessful SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Around 7 pm two young men (swimmers) boarded a catamaran in the mooring field. The yacht was well locked and the security system detected their presence, at the same time a passing dinghy noticed the disturbance and the 2 men jumping into the water. A report was made on the VHF net.
DATE: 2018-06-14 22:00 Country Name: Bonaire Location Detail: Fisherman’s pier EVENT: Attempted theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: None SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Between 7PM and 11PM a dinghy locked to the fisherman’s dock was rifled and the fuel line disconnected. The tank had been moved but remained, it was locked to the dinghy, preventing the theft. The same night an unlocked fuel tank was successfully stolen from another dinghy on a nearby dock. (see next report)
DATE: 2018-06-03 02:00 Country Name: SVG Location Detail: Canouan So. Glossy Bay EVENT: Attempted theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: Nothing taken SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A catamaran anchored in South Glossy Bay overnight. Well aware of prior problems in Canouan, the owners locked up securely. They were awoken when a swimmer tried to pry open a locked deck hatch. The thief, once discovered, ran forward and jumped overboard and swam away. Minor damage, but nothing taken. They departed Canouan early the next morning.
DATE: 2018-05-14 02:15 Country Name: Cuba Location Detail: Cienfuegos Harbor EVENT: Attempted theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: None SECURED: Unknown DETAILS: Two men swam out to a dark boat and attempted to steal articles of value and an unsecured dinghy. At 0215 hrs the owner was awakened and chased the would be thieves off. There was no damage and nothing was taken. A report was made to the marina, port captain and on the VHF net.