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.

Urgent Watch For Unknown Vessel In Distress Willmington, N. Carolina

Urgent Watch For Unknown Vessel In Distress Willmington, N. Carolina

Update- February 13, 2020 - Coast Guard suspends search. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search on Thursday after an unregistered emergency position indicating radio beacon alert lead responders to debris approximately 126 miles southeast off the coast of Wilmington, North...

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Four Missing At Sea Bahamas to Jamaica

Four Missing At Sea Bahamas to Jamaica

The M/V Fatal Attraction and Crew of Four Missing For Three Years Between Bahamas and Jamaica The family of four missing men, three from Jamaica, and one from the Bahamas has asked Boatwatch.org to list them as missing since 06 Jan 2017. We know it's been a long time, but listing them...

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Missing Crew Off Tanker “Star Aquila” Dauphin, Alabama

Missing Crew Off Tanker “Star Aquila” Dauphin, Alabama

BOLO Cancelled.  Coast Guard searching for missing person near Dauphin Island, AL NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for one person who went missing aboard the vessel Star Aquila, Thursday, approximately 12 nautical miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

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SV AVRIO Found Off Jamaica

SV AVRIO Found Off Jamaica

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets UPDATE: This BROADCAST VERSION IS VALID 29 JAN 2020 The SV Avrio was initially sighted by the US coast guard on 27 January at 01:27 local time (06:27 UK) 71 nautical miles from Ocho Rios which is in on the north coast Jamaica....

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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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