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Cape Verdes: Mindelo - Yacht Stolen

By Sue Richards last modified Apr 19, 2010 09:10 PM

Published: 2010-04-19 21:10:53
Topics: Piracy Reports 2010
Countries: Cape Verdes

Posted on 2010-03-03

This 38 feet sail-boat was stolen during the night of January the 12th 2010 from in front of the marina of Mindelo, Capo Verde, where it was anchored. "ENEA" has a blue hull with a yellow line. It is registered in Switzerland. The details can be found on the families blog.

Update 2 March, 2010

This yacht was found abandoned in Maranhão/Brasil. A few Cape Verdeans were taken into custody charged with stealing the yacht. Initial concerns about a murder taking place on the yacht are on-going since a piece of human bone was found on board. The boat was sacked by locals and found with blood in the interior.

See news story here