Cuba, Isla de la Juventud: Deck gear stolen overnight – May 2016

Published 7 years ago, updated 4 years ago

As reported by the Caribbean Safety & Security Net.[Broken Link]

DATE: 2016-05-27

Country Name: Cuba

Location Detail: Isla de la Juventud

EVENT: Theft

Stolen Items: Cushions, lifesling, dock lines, sunglasses

SECURED: Not Locked


A Canadian flagged monohull anchored off of Playa Bibijagua on the north coast of Isla de la Juventud was boarded overnight while the owners slept.

When they awoke in the morning, their life sling, cockpit cushions, dock lines, sunglasses, and other miscellaneous cockpit paraphernalia had been taken by persons unknown.

No police report was made.

Local advice is to be extremely vigilant when anchoring near populated areas.

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