DATE: 2015-01-17 01:00 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Rodney Bay Marina EVENT: Theft Stolen Items: 2 x Montagu Paratrooper Pro folding bikes, black. 18″ &20″ folding bike frames. These bikes would stand out as they are brand new and have a frame shape that would be easily recognizable. SECURED: Locked DETAILS: We were preparing for day out with bikes left locked to a cleat from previous evening, on the dock right beside the boat. Next morning both bikes were stolen and the cut lock was left hanging on the cleat. We also heard from Marina staff that during the previous night, a dinghy was stolen from a dock on the opposite side of the main Marina Boardwalk. A valuable lesson learned – to keep everything on the boat till we need it. Reported to Marina Staff.
DATE: 2015-01-02 12:00 Country Name: Curacao Location Detail: Spanish Water EVENT: Theft Stolen Items: 9 ft AB dinghy with 15 hp mercury outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS:Dinghy stolen from Asiento Sail Club. Locked with 10 mm stainless steel chain. Not known how lock or chain was defeated. Name of dinghy was in Blue letters TT/ (boat name withheld for privacy reasons) Reported to Police, Coast Guard, Local VHF Net
DATE: 2014-12-17 20:00 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: St Lucia Marigot EVENT: Theft Stolen Items: Thieves stole 600 € from two wallets in the cabins. SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Boat was locked, only one hatch in the front could not be securely locked. At least two people boarded the boat swimming while crew was ashore for dinner. They got in through the unlocked hatch, closed it again, looked in all cabins and nearly all closets, took the towels from crew to dry themselves, took 600 € from two wallets, opened other hatches to flee. Did not take cameras and i-pad. Probably were disturbed by crew coming back.
DATE: 2014-12-07 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Soufriere Bat Caves EVENT: Theft Stolen Items: Cash SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Soufriere on St Lucia, next to the Pitons. Boat was boarded in early morning hours while crew was onboard and asleep. Wet footprints on floor in evidence next morning. Wallet on the main salon table had $300 stolen from it.
DATE: 2014-10-16 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Soufriere EVENT: Theft Stolen Items: iPhones,camera and cash SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A boat moored at the Bat Caves was unlocked and boarded overnight while crew slept, cash was removed from a wallet and phones and camera were taken from the main cabin. Reported to the local police. Another boat in the same anchorage was also boarded, but the thief was heard and jumped overboard when captain went topside to investigate.