Resolved Incidents

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BOLO for SV MAXIM Overdue Thailand to Maldives and Mauritius

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets Cancel A Non Emergency BOLO that was issued for SV MAXIM, a German flagged Contest 34 foot sloop and Single Handler German Captain Frank Wilters, age 58.Captain Wilters left Phuket Thailand on March 11, 2020 on a passage to...

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Stolen SV RED HOT St. Thomas USVI Found

Stolen SV RED HOT St. Thomas USVI Found

Cancel BOLO FOR STOLEN 33' SLOOP "RED HOT" FROM LINDBERGH BAY, NEAR WATER ISLAND ST THOMAS USVI. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets UPDATE: Cancel BOLO For Sailing Vessel "RED HOT". USCG notified Boatwatch April 30, 2020, that a good Samaritan found the vessel...

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Two Bahamian Fishermen Missing Old Bahama Channel To Cuba

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets UPDATE 2200 HRS 06 APRIL 2020: CANCEL BOLO FOR THE TWO BAHAMIAN FISHERMEN ADRIFT SINCE 26 MARCH 2020. THEY HAVE BEEN FOUND SAFE IN CUBA! Captain Chris Lloyd of BASRA advised these 2 men are reported to be in Cuba in the custody...

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BOLO SV Friendship & SV Josee Roatan/Cayman/Jamaica

BOLO SV Friendship & SV Josee Roatan/Cayman/Jamaica

Update: SV Friendship and SV Josee safely arrived in Grand Cayman on April 6, 2020. --------------------------------------------------------- Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets Update: April 6, 2020 Cayman Authorities have made contact with both boats. They are...

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Cancel BOLO For SV DOUCH CANOE

Cancel BOLO Cruisers in Roatan have verified that Douch Canoe is safe in Isla Guanaja, Honduras. The message is as follows:  The boat Duche Canoe is in the Bight in Guanaja. Safe and sound. It was announced on our daily net. A boat in the Anchorage is trying to get a message to him to ring his...

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Bahamas Defense Force Recovers Highfield Dinghy

Bahamas Defense Force Recovers Highfield Dinghy

CANCEL BOLO FOR THE DINGHY We have good news. The captain of the S/V FREAK N AWESOME received correspondence from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force who advised their 11.5 foot Highfield Dinghy with a 25 HP Yamaha outboard has been recovered and is waiting for them to claim it in Nassau. The...

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MV Poison and Captain Jewel Johnson Missing Louisiana/Texas ICW

MV Poison and Captain Jewel Johnson Missing Louisiana/Texas ICW

UPDATE: March 3, 2020 15:30 CANCEL BOAT WATCH. UPDATE 1530 hrs, 03 Mar 2020. USCG RCC New Orleans called Boatwatch.org to say as a direct result of cruisers reading about the Boatwatch, several cruisers called them giving them information to locate the missing boater and his boat. The USCG wished...

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BOLO: SV ODYLE Overdue South Pacific

BOLO: SV ODYLE Overdue South Pacific

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets Cancel BOLO: SV ODYLE Overdue South Pacific  Be on the lookout for SV ODYLE, a Class C Tall Ship, hailing port San Francisco, with Abraham, wife Susan, two children, Saoirse and Ciam on board. They were last heard from in a...

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BOLO: SV Echo Du Large Captain Nicholas Berson Eastern Caribbean

BOLO: SV Echo Du Large Captain Nicholas Berson Eastern Caribbean

BOLO: Canceled February 6, 2020 by MRCC Fort de France for SV Echo DU Large, Captain Nicholas Berson. They are safe. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets February 1, 2020 - A BOLO has been issued by MRCC Fort de France for SV ECHO DU Large and Captain Nicholas...

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Cancel BOLO For SV LA Morrigane Carriacou to Martinique

Cancel BOLO For SV LA Morrigane Carriacou to Martinique

UPDATE: February 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM - Cancel BOLO - MRCC has advised SV LA MORRIGANE has safely arrived in Martinique. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets February 2, 2020 - BOLO for OVERDUE VESSEL - SV LA MORRIGANE is reported overdue on a passage from Carriacou...

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