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Four Fishermen Missing Guyana

Four Fishermen Missing Guyana

4 missing after going out to sea in aid of another vessel November 25, 2023  – from INews Guyana Four men are now missing after they went in aid of another boat off the Atlantic Ocean that had encountered mechanical issues. The quartet left the shores on... Read More
SV Caballero Adrift From St. Lucia

SV Caballero Adrift From St. Lucia

SV Caballero Adrift from St. Lucia SV The Caballero Adrift from St. Lucia Boat Watch has received a report that SV The Caballero dragged anchor and is missing from St. Lucia anchorage after Tropical Storm Bret. SV is a 44 foot 2002 Bavaria, white hull with blue stripe... Read More
USCG Uses AMVER in Rescue 1400 miles at Sea

USCG Uses AMVER in Rescue 1400 miles at Sea

Awesome work by USCG 5th District using AMVER AMVER is the Coast Guard Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue program which allows vessels to voluntarily provide position updates for the response to search and rescue around the world. Coast Guard coordinates rescue... Read More
Thank You to Boat Watch Members

Thank You to Boat Watch Members

May this New Year bring a new awareness for safety, layers of communication and float plans to our 10,000 members and to thank one and all for your assistance in locating overdue and missing boats. Your awareness and sharp lookouts save lives and help the families or... Read More
Golden Globe Race Captain Rescued

Golden Globe Race Captain Rescued

UPDATE from Boatwatch members: “UPDATE from Boatwatch members: The rescuing boat is Minnehaha, sailed solo by skipper Kirsten Neuschäfer. Kirsten put her race on hold, diverted and rescued him, and then handed him over to the ship.” Yachting Monthly Tapio... Read More