Resolved Incidents

The mission of Boat Watch is to maintain a worldwide network of resources to aid mariners that are missing or overdue; have a boat stolen; or to whom urgent messages need to be relayed.

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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Captain Rescued by Cargo Ship Boat Ashore Tanzania Africa

Captain Rescued by Cargo Ship Boat Ashore Tanzania Africa

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets UPDATE - 1400 Zulu Time or 9:00 AM Eastern Time  - The boat and captain have been identified on social media as SV ARCANA and Captain Guiseppe Loreto. The Italian Captain was rescued by a Chinese cargo ship and is safe in a...

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Cancel Non-Emergency Boat Watch For SV JOY In Bahamas

The USCG Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) Miami has Canceled this BOLO - The SV Joy was contacted and safe at anchor. NON-EMERGENCY BOLO FOR S/V JOY- Waderick Wells Cay, Bahamas The USCG Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) Miami has asked Boatwatch.org assistance in locating the S/V JOY with JOHN...

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BOLO: SV Brendan and Captain Frank Baudet – Carriacou, Grenadines

BOLO: SV Brendan and Captain Frank Baudet – Carriacou, Grenadines

UPDATE: Jan. 22, 2020 RCC Martinique and the family of the missing sailor have requested that no further BOLO be issued for Captain Franck Baudet of SV Brendan. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets Bolo for Sailing Vessel Brendan and solo Captain Franck Baudet...

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Cancel BOLO: Bodies of Two Andros Island Fishermen Found

Cancel BOLO: Bodies of Two Andros Island Fishermen Found

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets The bodies of two missing Andros fisherman have reportedly been found in waters off a nearby cay. The men left on Christmas Day from Lowe Sound in a 25- foot Mako for Northwest Channel. ------------------------------- NASSAU,...

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BOLO: Two Fishermen Adrift Off Culebra, Puerto Rico

BOLO: Two Fishermen Adrift Off Culebra, Puerto Rico

Cancel BOLO: Two fishermen have been found. FAJARDO, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard ended the search for two overdue boaters Monday following their rescue from Culebrita Island, Puerto Rico. Samuel Osorio, 28, and another man in his 30's, were reported by the wife of Osorio to be safe after they...

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Cancel Bolo For Missing or Stolen SV Eclipse South Miami

Cancel Bolo For Missing or Stolen SV Eclipse South Miami

CANCEL BOATWATCH FOR FOR A 42’ TAYANA NAME ECLIPSE HAILING PORT BOSTON, MA. The owner with the assistance of an aircraft located the vessel grounded on a mud bank. Arrangements are being made to tow the boat off the bank. Thank all of you who shared this post. A very happy ending just in time for...

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Abacos Four Lifted From Commercial Fishing Vessel

UPDATE:  CANCEL CALL FOR ASSISTANCE.  KINGFISHER, a commercial Bahamian fishing vessel, CONDITION STABILIZED AS OF December 16, 2019 at 0700 Eastern Time. A big thank you to Eddie Whan, Chairman of BASRA for the following information and coordinating the rescue effort last night. BASRA launched a...

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USCG Suspends Search For Missing Boater Off Sanibel Island, Florida

USCG Suspends Search For Missing Boater Off Sanibel Island, Florida

VALID 25 NOV 2019 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing man after a Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers 29-foot Response Boat—Small boat crew located a man near the southeast side of Sanibel Island, Monday. The Station Ft. Myers RB—S boat crew located a deceased man two...

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