DATE: 2017-08-22 01:00 Country Name: Martinique Location Detail: Le Marin anchorage EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Red fibreglass dinghy & Johnson 8hp outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: An anchored yacht had its in-the water but not locked dinghy/outboard stolen overnight. The outboard was locked to the transom with a small padlock. Reported to the marina and on the local VHF net.
DATE: 2017-08-21 04:00 Country Name: Panama Location Detail: Portobello EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: dinghy with outboard, dinghy recovered minus outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: An in-the-water but chain locked dinghy was stolen overnight. The dinghy minus the outboard was recovered the next morning
DATE: 2017-08-18 01:00 Country Name: Dominican Republic Location Detail: Luperon EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items:secondary anchor and rode
SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: An unoccupied trimaran on a mooring in the bay had its primary mooring vandalized (released) and the in the water backup/secondary anchor and rode stolen. The boat went adrift and had damage to its stern mounted radio antenna as it struck another yacht before eventually grounding itself in the mudflats. Both yachts had minor scratches. The owner/captain made a report to the local police.
DATE: 2017-07-26 01:00 Country Name: SVG Location Detail: Union Chatham Bay EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Dinghy and outboard (AB 4.3 m fiberglass dinghy with Yamaha Enduro 40 hp outboard) SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A locked and in-the-water dinghy was stolen overnight, remnants of the severed painter and cable were all that remained. A police report was filed in Clifton and local marine park authorities were also notified.