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Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2018

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Please note that whilst these pages are grouped under "Piracy", they in fact relate to yacht security (in some cases piracy) and include reports on security incidents against yachts and cruisers.

Reports

Summary of Security Reports for 2018 - by region

List of Security reports by date:-

January 2018

Bonaire, Kralendijk: Dingy fuel tank theft - January 2018

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay, Reduit Beach: Dingy and outboard stolen - January 2018

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay, Reduit Beach: Another dinghy and outboard stolen - January 2018

Caribbean - SVG, Wallilabou Bay: Burglary - December 2016 - victims update

Fiji, Savusavu, Nakama Creek: Burglary - January 2018

Honduras, Gorda Bank: Attempted Piracy - January 2018

SVG, Buccament Bay: Attempted dinghy theft and stolen accessories - January 2018

February 2018

Chile, Northern Patagonia, Chiloe Island: Boarded at Night - February 2018

Gulf of Aden: Attempted Piracy - February 2018

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay Marina Mooring: Dinghy fuel tank stolen - February 2018

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay: Dinghy theft has become a real problem here

Sint Maarten, Simpson Bay: Yacht crew member shot in hand - February 2018

St Kitts, Basseterre: Theft from Anchored Yacht

SVG, Union Island, Chatham Bay: Attempted theft - February 2018

March 2018

Brazil, Salvador, Maragogipe: Armed Night Robbery

Brazil, Salvador, Maragogipe: Gloom and doom in the Bay of All Saints continues

Cape Verdes, Sao Vicente, Mindelo: Night boarding and theft

Canary Islands, Lanzarote, Arrecife: Dinghy and bicycle thefts

Caribbean, Grenada, Chemin Bay: Outboard theft

Caribbean, Guadeloupe West Coast: Dinghy and Outboard Theft

Caribbean, Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay, Gros Islet: Dinghy Theft

Caribbean, Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay, Gros Islet: Another Dinghy Theft

Caribbean, SVG, Canouan, Charlestown Bay: Charter yacht burgled

Caribbean, USVI, St. Thomas: Outboard Thefts

Colombia, Cartagena: Outboard & fuel tank theft

Colombia, Isla de San Andres: Death of Dutch Cruising Couple - Criminal Investigation Opened

Gulf of Aden: Attempted Piracy

April 2018

Pirates approach catamaran in South China Sea: April 2018

French Polynesia, Tuamotu, Kauehi: Daylight Robbery - April 2018

Honduras, Roatan, West End: Outboard Theft - April 2018

Honduras, Gorda Banks: Suspicious Activity - April 2018

Honduras/Nicaragua border 16N/81W: Attempted Piracy - April 2018

Saint Lucia, Anse La Ray: Raised (but not locked) dinghy & outboard stolen - April 2018

May 2018

Dominica, Prince Rupert Bay: Break-in and attempted burglary - May 2018

Guatemala, Rio Dulce: Dinghy Theft at Nana Juana - May 2018

Cuba, Cienfuegos: Night boarding and attempted theft - May 2018

Puerto Rico, San Juan: Dinghy & Outboard Theft - May 2018

June 2018

SVG, Canouan, Glossy Bay: Night boarding and attempted burglary - June 2018

SVG, Mayreau, Salt Whistle Bay: Night burglaries whilst owners on board - June 2018

Bonaire, Fisherman's Pier: Attempted dinghy theft - June 2018

Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: Burgled - June 2018

July 2018

Sint Maarten, Simpson Bay: Theft - July 2018

South Pacific, French Polynesia: Dinghy and outboard theft continues to be a problem

August 2018

Panama, Linton Bay Marina: Outboard Theft - August 2018

Dominican Republic: Burgled while ashore - August 2018

September 2018

Trinidad, Chaguaramas, TTSA: Spate of Thefts - September 2018

French Polynesia, Tahiti: Yachts burgled at Marina Papeete - September 2018

Spanish North Africa, Melilla: Night boarding - September 2018

October 2018

Curacao, Spanish Water: Dinghy and Outboard Theft - October 2018

French Polynesia, Huahine: Burgled while having dinner ashore - October 2018

Panama, Linton Bay: Armed boarding and robbery - October 2018

Dominican Republic, Luperon: Burgled while travelling inland - October 2018

Panama, Linton Bay: Burglary - October 2018

November 2018

Dominican Republic, Luperon: Burgled while asleep - November 2018

Martinique, Le Marin: Dinghy and Outboard Theft - November 2018

Dominican Republic, Luperon: Unoccupied yacht burgled - November 2018

Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: Attempted Theft - November 2018

December 2018

Thailand, Phang Nga, Ko Panyi: Burgled while away from the vessel - December 2018

Bahamas, South Bimini, Bimini Beach Club Marina: Threatening Officials - December 2018

Antigua, St. John’s: Burgled while ashore - December 2018

Panama, Las Perlas, Rio Cacique: Burgled while ashore - December 2018

French Polynesia, Bora Bora, Vaitape: Outboard stolen - December 2018

Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Burgled whilst snorkelling - December 2018

Curacao, Spanish Water: Attempted dinghy theft

Guatemala, Rio Dulce: Attempted outboard theft and dinghy items stolen

Martinique, Le Marin: Dinghy and outboard theft

Puerto Rico, Culebra: Dinghy items stolen at public dock

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay: Dinghy and outboard theft

USVI's, St. Thomas, Elephant Bay: Dinghy and outboard theft

USVI's, St. Thomas, Elephant Bay: Unlocked dinghy/outboard stolen

USVI's, St. Thomas, Elephant Bay: (3rd incident) Unlocked dinghy/outboard stolen

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