DATE: 2020-07-04 22:00 LOCATION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Union – Clifton Harbor EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy / 18HP Tohatsu SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A lifted and stainless steel chain-locked dinghy with 18HP Tohatsu was stolen overnight from davits while owner was not onboard. A police report was made. ID: 2507
DATE: 2020-07-04 23:00 LOCATION: Martinique (France) – St. Anne EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy and engine SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Between 8 pm and midnight a 3D dinghy/15HP Yamaha outboard was stolen from the St. Anne dinghy dock. Owners found that the thief had come prepared with tools, and cut the line as well as the chain that secured the dinghy to the dock. A police report was made. ID: 2505
DATE: 2020-06-27 03:00 LOCATION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – St. Vincent – Blue Lagoon EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: WalkerBay Dinghy 10 feet, 9.8HP Tohatsu outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht on a mooring in Blue Lagoon had its in the water and unlocked dinghy (WalkerBay 10Ft with 9.8HP Tohatsu) stolen overnight while owners slept on board. . A report was made to the Coast Guard . ID: 2502
DATE: 2020-06-01 11:30 LOCATION: Dominican Republic – Luperon EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Cash, jewelry and a credit card SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: During daylight hours between 10:15 and 11:30 AM an unlocked cruising catamaran on a private 2 yacht floating dock along the mangroves south of the Puerto Blanco marina was boarded and ransacked. The thief used a knife found on the yacht to defeat the locked safe and stole cash, jewelry and a credit card. Wet footprints were found throughout the yacht. A report was made to the police, port captain and coast guard as well as the tourism representative. The police visited the yacht and collected some forensics a few days later and currently have some suspects in custody.
CSSN NOTE: This is the 7th boarding/incident in this bay in the last 6 months. We will update this report as additional information about successful prosecution is provided by the victims. ID: 2501
DATE: 2020-06-05 03:02 LOCATION: Panama – Linton Bay EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: dinghy with Yamaha 9.9 Enduro + fuel tank and snorkeling gear SECURED: Locked DETAILS: While the owner slept in the cockpit his in-the water cable locked dinghy was stolen overnight, apparently by a swimmer with a hacksaw blade or cutting tool . There had been an unsuccessful attempt to steal a chain locked dinghy about 10 days earlier.
The owner found the dinghy minus outboard, fuel tank and snorkel gear the next morning on a nearby beach. A report was made to the Coast Guard, police, marina and on the local VHF net. A reward has been offered. ID: 2493