DATE: 2020-02-27 20:00 LOCATION: Dominican Republic – Luperon EVENT: Vandalism HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Nothing taken SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Owners returned to their unlocked yacht after an evening ashore and found they had been boarded. Wet footprints were found in the salon and below. Nothing seemed to be missing, but the yacht had been well searched/ransacked. A report was made to the Navy. ID: 2461
DATE: 2020-02-14 14:00 LOCATION: Martinique (France) – St. Pierre EVENT: Vandalism HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy vandalized/punctured SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Dinghy was intentionally damaged (3 knife punctures) by persons unknown while locked to the St. Pierre dinghy dock during daylight hours. ID: 2454
DATE: 2019-08-20 14:00 Country Name: Dominica Location Detail: Prince Rupert Bay PAYS dock EVENT: Vandalism HAND: 1 Stolen Items: None SECURED: Locked DETAILS: Owners left their dinghy at the PAYS dinghy dock at 1400 HRS. When they returned at 1700 HRS they found it had been vandalized. It was full of sand and water, life jackets had been shredded, oars removed and the engine lifting harness compromised. Nothing was stolen. The PAYS office was closed but a report was made to a young man who was swimming nearby and identified himself as a member of PAYS. Owners departed at first light.
DATE: 2017-04-28 14:00 Country Name: Dominican Republic Location Detail: Luperon EVENT: Vandalism HAND: 1 Stolen Items: None SECURED: N/A DETAILS: A yacht was tied to a mooring in Luperon Bay for a few hours before the owner went ashore. Vandals released the yacht, and removed all lines from it and the mooring itself during daylight hours. The yacht was seen adrift, an emergency VHF call was made and the yacht was recovered undamaged . No police report was made.
DATE: 2017-02-20 22:30 Country Name: SVG Location Detail: Bequia Admiralty Bay- Port Elizabeth EVENT: Vandalism HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Dinghy engine damaged SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A yacht moored in Admiralty Bay took their dinghy to a nearby small (restaurant) dock for dinner. A man greeted them and tied the dinghy to the dock. When the owners proceeded to lock the dinghy he became upset and yelled “Bequia is not the United States, people do not lock things here”. They locked the dinghy and the man continued to yell as they went to the restaurant. When they returned after dinner the outboard would not start. The next morning a close inspection revealed that the spark plug wire had been cut. A report was made to the police.