DATE: 2020-02-06 21:00 LOCATION: Martinique (France) – Grand Anse D’Arlet EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy/15HP Yamaha outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Three(3) dinghies were cable locked together on the beach in front of the church while owners were ashore for dinner. When they returned about 2 hours later the cable had been cut and one of the dinghies stolen. Helped by their friends, a search turned up the dinghy, minus the 15HP Yamaha outboard (which had been locked to the dinghy) .
See CSSN News item for info on how the outboard was eventually recovered and returned to the owners. ID: 2456
DATE: 2020-02-20 02:00 LOCATION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Bequia – Princess Margaret Beach EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: cellphone SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht anchored off Princess Margaret beach was locked but had a small port-light open. A thief reached in and stole a cellphone during dinner while ashore or overnight while those onboard slept. The cellphone was not visible from outside the yacht, so a long reach and some time to find it by feel was required. An informal police report was made the next day. ID: 2455
DATE: 2020-02-20 14:00 LOCATION: Saint Kitts and Nevis – Nevis – Charlestown EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy fuel line and Hawaiian sling SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Owners of a dinghy locked to the Gallows Bay dinghy dock returned to find that the fuel line and a Hawaiian sling (unlocked) had been stolen from the dinghy. ID: 2453
DATE: 2020-02-14 01:00 LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Lago Izabal – El Estor EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: dinghy/outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Overnight and in-the-water and not locked dinghy was stolen from an anchored yacht . No further details are available.
CSSN NOTE: If you are the owner please contact CSSN to file a complete report. ID: 2452
DATE: 2020-02-03 20:00 LOCATION: Dominican Republic – Luperon EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 UPDATE:2/13/2020: CSSN has received a firsthand report from the victim. Additional details include that there was some damage to the interior of the yacht, and that the thief likely used tools they found there. A report was made to the Navy, who visited the boat and took pictures but no forensics. CSSN has contacted stakeholders in Luperon to clarify the correct reporting process for the Dominican Republic. STOLEN ITEMS: Cash SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht on a mooring was left unlocked with a large dog on-board while owner was ashore from 8-10 PM. A thief boarded and stole cash but left other items . It is unknown if a police report was made.
If you are, or know this victim, please encourage a complete firsthand report. ID: 2451