Sint Maarten, Simpson Bay: Dinghy and Outboard Theft

Locked with a cable but left in the water overnight, a dinghy and outboard were stolen. Remember – Lift it and Lock it.

Published 2 years ago

As reported by CSSN

DATE: 2021-01-31 00:05
LOCATION: Sint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands) – Simpson Bay
EVENT: Theft
STOLEN ITEMS: Orange colored RIB dinghy / 6HP-4S Suzuki outboard


Owners were asleep onboard in Simpson Bay while their in-the-water cable locked dinghy was stolen overnight. The thieves cut the lock. A police report to Dutch authorities is planned.

UPDATE 2/2/2021 

Dinghy was found intact with engine in location where it could not have gone by itself, possibly taken for a joyride or abandoned after being used for some other purpose.

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