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.

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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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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SV Trinavis Missing, Caribbean

SV Trinavis Missing, Caribbean

July 2019, Friends of Rocco Acocella advised SSCA KPK radio service that he was overdue on a passage between St. Maarten and Barranquilla, Colombia. He left St. Maarten on June 17th, on his 8-meter trimaran, a Telstar MK II and intended to arrive in Barranquilla on June 28 or 29. His intention was...

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