Resolved Incidents

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Assistance Needed Re SV Della Myra and UK Citizen Joseph Shepherd

Assistance Needed Re SV Della Myra and UK Citizen Joseph Shepherd

Update: 01 August 2020 NON-EMERGENCY BOAT WATCH Vessel will arrive in Horta soon. The captain's SSB is not working now but his satellite tracker is functional. UPDATE 1130 HRS UTC 26 JULY 2020 S/V DELLA MYRA in position 39 23.14 N / 046 28.5W Destination: Azores, is experiencing engine problems...

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SV Cool Change Overdue to Bahamas

SV Cool Change Overdue to Bahamas

UPDATE 1345 hrs, 15 July 2020 CANCEL THE NON-EMERGENCY BOAT WATCH SV COOL CHANGE, 49' Hunter, overdue in Bahamas. PLEASE CANCEL THE LOOKOUT. THE VESSEL HAS BEEN LOCATED APPROACHING BIMINI AT THIS TIME. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets NON-EMERGENCY BOAT WATCH...

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One Dead, One Missing Off Bimini, Bahamas, After Boat Runs Aground

One Dead, One Missing Off Bimini, Bahamas, After Boat Runs Aground

UPDATE: July 04, 2020 Cancel Bolo USCG and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force has called off the search for the one missing boater off Bimini. ************************************ BOLO: Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Royal Bahamas Police Marine Division and a United States Coast Guard are looking for...

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BOLO: SV Breeze St. Thomas to Grenada

BOLO: SV Breeze St. Thomas to Grenada

UPDATE: July 2, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Cancel BOLO: Non Emergency & Overdue SV Breeze - St. Thomas to Grenada SV Breeze has arrived safely in Grenada, Port Louis.   SV Breeze is a navy blue hull 44 foot Morgan Sloop Center Cockpit with single handed captain Randy Chambers aboard. SV Breeze...

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SV Cap du Gard & Yann Guerin Fire At Marina Horta

SV Cap du Gard & Yann Guerin Fire At Marina Horta

UPDATE: June 19, 2020 Cruisers in Marina Horta have advised Captain Yann Guerin's S/V Cap du Gard has exploded and caught on fire. He has been airlifted to a hospital in Lisbon suffering from severe burns. Please keep him in your prayers.  Update: June 17, 2020 Good news from friends of Captain...

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BOLO For Hazard To Navigation Plane Crash West of Marco Island, FL

BOLO For Hazard To Navigation Plane Crash West of Marco Island, FL

 BOLO for a Hazard to Navigation - 18.5 NM West of Marco Island, Florida. 30 FOOT WHITE WITH RED TRIM AIRCRAFT - Tail Number N619J - ADRIFT at  25-56.895N    082-05.918W.   KEY WEST, Fla. – Two people were rescued by members of the Naval Air Station in Key West Monday morning, 01 June 2020...

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USCG Searching For Overdue Person On Jet Ski Dauphin Island, Alabama

USCG Searching For Overdue Person On Jet Ski Dauphin Island, Alabama

CANCEL BOLO FOR MISSING JET SKIER NEAR DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL. Great news. At 1124 hrs ET the US Coast Guard notified Boatwatch that Mr. Brian Duff was located by a Good Samaritan near Dauphin Island Alabama. Please cancel this lookout. ************************************************ Broadcast...

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