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SVG, Bequia, Admiralty Bay: Dinghy engine vandalised - February 2017

By Val Ellis last modified Mar 07, 2017 01:11 PM

Published: 2017-02-23 00:00:00
Topics: Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017
Countries: St Vincent & the Grenadines

As reported by the CSSN.

DATE: 2017-02-20 22:30
Country Name: SVG
Location Detail: Bequia Admiralty Bay- Port Elizabeth
EVENT: Vandalism
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.

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