DATE: 2018-07-11 02:00 Country Name: St. Martin (French) Location Detail: Lagoon EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 Stolen Items: dinghy and outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A cruisers dinghy was left unlocked at a local dock overnight, and it was stolen. The dinghy minus the outboard was recovered the next day.
DATE: 2018-04-14 02:00 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Anse La Ray EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Dinghy and 15 hp Yamaha outboard from davits SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht was anchored alone in the bay. Thieves boarded overnight while the owners slept, and the raised (but not locked) dinghy/outboard was stolen from the davits. A $50 fee was charged when a police report was made.
DATE: 2018-06-22 01:00 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Rodney Bay Gros Islet EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Dinghy fuel tank and fuel line, dinghy anchor and chain SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Dinghy was locked to the boat, and motor locked to the dinghy. Items stolen overnight were unlocked in the dinghy (fuel tank and line,dinghy anchor and chain).
DATE: 2018-06-17 05:00 Country Name: Guatemala Location Detail: Rio Dulce Livingston EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: 9ft West Marine RIB/5HP 2S Mercury outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht anchored in Livingston was planning an early departure and lowered the dinghy/outboard from the davits at 0430 hrs. At 0515 when preparing to raise anchor, the owner noticed that the dinghy was missing. On investigation it was found that the painter had been cleanly cut. A police report was made.
DATE: 2018-03-21 15:30 Country Name: Colombia Location Detail: Rosarios Islands Isla Grande EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Dinghy anchor SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht anchored near Isla Pirata and the owners/crew took the dinghy to snorkel. While they were snorkelling the dinghy’s anchor was stolen, the thieves had replaced it with a large rock.