SVG, Young Island: Boardings and Thefts on Multiple Boats – August 2020

On the same night in August multiple boats were boarded and some burgled. This report from CSSN.

Published 3 years ago, updated 2 years ago

As reported by CSSN:

DATE: 2020-08-19 01:00
LOCATION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – St. Vincent – Young Island
EVENT: Attempted Theft
STOLEN ITEMS: Not successful. 4 other yachts were victimized the same night and thieves stole cash,phones, electronics,clothing


Overnight 5 yachts on moorings in Young Island Cut were boarded.

Thieves stole cash, phones, electronics and other items from 4 of the the yachts.

The 5th yacht was locked, and the owners awoke to the noise and found wet footprints in the cockpit.

The police were notified and took forensics from 1 of the yachts.

The police/coastguard have increased daytime and night time patrols in the anchorage.

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  1. October 19, 2020 at 4:14 PM
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    sue-richards says:

    DATE: 2020-09-03 02:00
    LOCATION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – St. Vincent – Young Island
    EVENT: Attempted Theft
    HAND: 2
    STOLEN ITEMS: none, not successful
    SECURED: Locked
    DETAILS: Overnight while owners slept on board a thief boarded their moored yacht and attempted to enter the locked yacht around 2AM, leaving behind wet footprints and a greasy set of fingerprints. Reports were made to the police, coast guard and the tourism office.