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.

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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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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Boat Stolen From Naples Found In Mexico

Boat Stolen From Naples Found In Mexico

Update: Stolen boat out of Naples marina impounded by Mexican government for gun-running https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KSMRF0rE9I The boat has been found more than 500 nautical miles away in Mexico. Wednesday, November 27th 2019, 5:39 PM EST by Alex Howard NAPLES, Fla. - A stolen boat out of a...

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Cancel Sailboat Lady Lana Boat Watch Norfolk to St. Thomas

Cancel Sailboat Lady Lana Boat Watch Norfolk to St. Thomas

Update: Cancel NON-EMERGENCY BOAT WATCH FOR SV LADY LANA PLEASE CANCEL BOLO FOR THE SV LADY Lana At 0830 hrs Eastern Time, 22 NOV 2019, the USCG District 5 advised Boatwatch.org the SV LADY LANA has been located and no further action is requested by the USCG. The U.S. Coast Guard has...

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Sailor Missing Found off Cape Henry

Sailor Missing Found off Cape Henry

Boat Watch for SV Carol K - Bolo Canceled Update: Monday October 28, 2019 USCG confirms cancelation of Bolo. SSB Doo Dah radio net at 5 PM confirmed this good news. The Carol K. was spotted by an aerial crew out of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, approximately 100 miles off the coast of Cape...

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SV Minshara Dismasted, Adrift, Crew Rescued

SV Minshara Dismasted, Adrift, Crew Rescued

Update January 6, 2020: Correction to ships registry of vessel. Thank you to the South African Maritime Safety Authority for checking the registry of this vessel and making the following correction. Please note that this vessel is NOT a South African Registered vessel therefore she does not have...

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