Unresolved Marine 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.

SV Simba Found On Reef in the Red Sea

SV Simba Found On Reef in the Red Sea

Update: January 7, 2020 Out of respect, and at the specific request of the family, Boatwatch.org has not been providing additional information on the website. If anyone has pertinent information, or may be able to help or assist the family in any way, please contact Boat Watch at...

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Search For Missing Fishermen off Puerto Rico

Search For Missing Fishermen off Puerto Rico

Update: USCG discontinues search. Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search Tuesday for a missing fisherman in waters off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico....

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Bayliner H.M.S. Me II Missing N.Carolina to Norfolk

Update: Active USCG Search Cancelled USCG CANCELS SEARCH FOR M/V H.M.S. Me II Valid 25 NOV 2019 PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 50-year-old man who was reported missing while transiting from New York to Florida aboard his 35-foot recreational vessel, Monday....

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Sailboat Iona, Peter Rang, Missing Bermuda to Azores

Sailboat Iona, Peter Rang, Missing Bermuda to Azores

UPDATE: New information confirms that there is a  second person on board, Tom Cleeren, from Belgium. Also, RCC Bermuda confirms a departure date of September 6, 2019. RCC Azores has no record of the IONA arriving. SV IONA, a Hunter Legend 37.5, with experienced single-hander sailor Peter Rang and...

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New York, Bermuda, BVI’s  SV Tally Ho! Boat Watch

New York, Bermuda, BVI’s SV Tally Ho! Boat Watch

Boat Watch for SV Tally Ho! Peter Farrel Discontinued. UPDATE 15 Nov 2019 Boat Watch was just notified at 5:45 PM 15 NOV 2019 by the USCG Rescue Coordination Center, Boston, The USCG is cancelling their active search for the Tally Ho pending any further developments. Singlehanded sailor,...

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Two 30-Foot Boats Adrift Between Bahamas Vero Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center, Miami, Florida has asked Boatwatch.org assistance in locating the owner(s) of two overturned vessels located  on 20 OCT 2019 by the M/V ACE INDEPENDENCE and USCG  in position 27 54.5 N / 079 15.8 W, or approximately 60 NM East of Vero Beach, FL, and...

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Estonian Sailor Mysteriously Disappears, Honduras

Update: Tribute to Andreas Sepsaka, SV Salacia Watch the beautiful tribute to Andreas made by another sailor at the location where Andreas and his boat disappeared. In the early hours of 11 June 2019, two separate EPIRB activations were received from the S / V SALACIA with only sailor ANDREAS...

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SV Blue Highways, 44’ Beneteau Oceanis missing, presumed stolen

SV Blue Highways, 44’ Beneteau Oceanis missing, presumed stolen

The S/V BLUE HIGHWAYS is a 44’ Beneteau Oceanis which was missing and presumed stolen from a private mooring located in Leverick Bay, Virgin Gorda, BVI.  The vessel was last seen on the mooring buoy on April 6, 2019 and missing on April 7, 2019. This boat is not to be confused with the S/V BLUE...

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Loss of Firefighters off Cape Canaveral, FL

Loss of Firefighters off Cape Canaveral, FL

Update: Family, Community Honor Life of Missing Jacksonville Firefighter Read the article at https://www.news4jax.com/news/celebration-of-life-this-morning-for-missing-firefighter Update: "That was a very devastating time": Wife of missing Jacksonville firefighter opens up about husband and search...

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