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Summary of Security & Piracy Reports 2016

By Val Ellis last modified Mar 29, 2017 04:14 PM
A summary of worldwide, yacht-related, piracy, suspicious incidents, robbery and burglary reports sent to noonsite during 2016.

Published: 2017-01-05 00:00:00
Topics: Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2016

CARIBBEAN

Antigua
Antigua, Jolly Harbour Marina: Burgled whilst on the hard - November 2016
Antigua, Jolly Harbour Boatyard: Burglary while owners absent - December 2016

Bahamas
Bahamas: Many More Boat Thefts in Georgetown - May 2016

Bonaire
Bonaire, El Navegante Boat Yard: Items Stolen from Stored Yacht - August 2016

Cuba
Cuba, Isla de la Juventud: Deck gear stolen overnight - May 2016
Cuba, Cienfuegos: Dinghy & Outboard Theft - May 2016

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic, Luperon: Burgled whilst ashore - November 2016
Dominican Republic, Samana: Attempted Theft - June 2016

Grenada
Grenada: Assault at Port Louis Marina - October 2016
Grenada_Clarkes Court Bay: Burgled whilst ashore - October 2016
Grenada, Chemin Bay: Three yachts vandalised overnight - September 2016
Grenada: Burglary at Port Louis Marina - August 2016
Grenada, Hog Island: Assault and kidnap - July 2016
Grenada, Mt Hartman Bay: Multiple Break-ins and Burglaries - July 2016

St Lucia
Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Burgled whilst ashore for dinner - November 2016
Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay, Reduit Beach: Dinghy and Outboard Stolen - October 2016
Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Burgled whilst ashore - May 2016
Saint Lucia, Soufriere, Hummingbird Dock: Armed Assault & Robbery - March 2016

St Martin
St. Martin, Marigot Bay (French): Dinghy & Outboard Theft - January 2016

Martinique
Martinique, Anse Mitan: Outboard Theft - July 2016

St Vincent & The Grenadines
SVG, Chateaubelair: Armed Boarding - October 2016
SVG, Union Island, Clifton Harbour: Outboard Theft - June 2016
SVG, Canouan, Charlestown Bay (Tamarind Hotel): Burglary - June 2016
SVG, Tobago Cays: Armed Robbery at night - May 2016
SVG, Mayreau, Salt Whistle Bay: Armed Robbery - April 2016
St. Vincent, Wallilabou Bay: Masked gunmen kill German man on yacht - March 2016
St. Vincent, Buccament Bay: Night time boarding and theft - February 2016
SVG, Bequia, Princess Margaret Beach: Armed Robbery at Dinghy Dock - January 2016

Trinidad & Tobago
Tobago, Buccoo Bay: Robbery at dinghy beach - August 2016
Trinidad: Attempted Piracy on Passage from Grenada - August 2016
Trinidad, Hibiscus Gas Platform: Attempted Piracy - June 2016

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico, Spanish Virgin Islands, Vieques, Isabel Segunda: Burglary - June 2016

US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands, St. Croix: Boarded by pirates, shot and robbed - January 2016

SOUTH AMERICA

Belize
Belize, Middle Long Cay: Armed boarding, robbery & sexual assault - January 2016

Colombia
Colombia, Islas del Rossario, Isla Grande: Boarded & Attacked - July 2016

French Guiana
French Guiana, Saint Laurent du Maroni: Robbed on dinghy excursion - March 2016

Guatemala
Guatemala, Rio Dulce: Outboard theft - May 2016

Nicaragua
Nicaragua, Media Luna Cays: Piracy - December 2016
Nicaragua, north of Isla Providencia (Colombia): Attempted Boarding - January 2016

Costa Rica
Costa Rica, Golfito: Dinghy and Outboard Stolen - August 2016

CENTRAL AMERICA

Mexico
Mexico, Mazatlan, Stone Island: Boarded & Robbed at Night - January 2016

Panama
Panama, Rio Chagres: Locked boat burgled - May 2016

OTHER AREAS

Fiji
Fiji, Viti Levu, Saweni Bay: Dinghy and Outboard Theft - October 2016

French Polynesia
French Polynesia: Yacht security incidents - Nov/Dec 2016

Indonesia
Indonesia, Papua Barat Province, Sorong Harbour: Boarding & Theft - December 2016
Indonesia, Papua Barat Province, Sorong harbour: Outboard theft - December 2016

Madagascar
Madagascar, Mahajanga: Armed Robbery - October 2016

Mozambique
Mozambique, Bazaruto: Outboard Theft - November 2016

Philippines
Philippines, Sulu: German cruising couple - elderly male kidnapped and female companion killed - November 2016

Tanzania
Tanzania, near Dar es Salaam, Island of Sinda: Shipwrecked & captured - July 2016

Yemen/Red Sea
Yemen, Southern Red Sea, Hanish Islands: Yacht shot at from ashore - February 2016

On Passage - African Coast
On Passage from Canary Islands to Cape Verdes: Attempted Boarding off W Sahara - November 2016

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