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Non Emergency Bolo for SV “Mar y Sol” Escondido, CA/San Felipe in the Gulf of California

Non Emergency Bolo for SV “Mar y Sol” Escondido, CA/San Felipe in the Gulf of California

Non-Emergency BOLO for S/V "Mar y Sol" UPDATE: July 23, 2021 Cancel Bolo. The family was contacted by the missing cruisers. UPDATE: Family members believe they left from Escondido, California A concerned family member has asked for assistance in locating the S/V Mar y Sol, which was last known to be in San Felipe, on Friday, 16 July 2021. They are not answering their satellite phone or using...

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BOLO for Two Persons in the Water from Downed Helicopter, Albemarle Sound, Alligator River, North Carolina

BOLO for Two Persons in the Water from Downed Helicopter, Albemarle Sound, Alligator River, North Carolina

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets BOLO for two persons possibly in the water or debris from a helicopter that went down July 19, 2021 in Albemarle Sound, North Carolina. Debris and personal items have been found near the Alligator River. Keep a sharp lookout for two persons or debris and report all sightings to the USCG.ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard...

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Ten Crew of F/V “Falling Star” Found Alive In Skiff After Ten Days

Ten Crew of F/V “Falling Star” Found Alive In Skiff After Ten Days

 UPDATE July 16,2021  The ten survivors from the sinking of the F/V FALLING STAR were rescued on Thursday 15 July 2021 by a passing commercial ship, the MTM AMSTREDAM enroute from Jamaica to Guatemala. The men survived 10 days at sea in a skiff from the F/V FALLING STAR.  Tragically, the Captain passed away a day before they were found by the ship and had to be buried at sea. The men were taken...

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USCG Suspends Search for Diver Off Mayport/Jacksonville, Florida

USCG Suspends Search for Diver Off Mayport/Jacksonville, Florida

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Mayport JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard has suspended the search, Tuesday, for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport.  Diving equipment matching the description of Obi was located by a diver Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m. about 250 yards from the original dive...

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BOLO Overdue S/V MARIA LIONZA, Atlantic Ocean, Canary Islands

BOLO Overdue S/V MARIA LIONZA, Atlantic Ocean, Canary Islands

UPDATE July 15, 2021 from MRCC FRANCE "Hello we localize this vessel the 12 juillet at 21h12 by  M/V GRETTA , she don't want assistance, juste water and fuel . Last position by ais the 13 juillet  at 27°56.24N and 0331.12.39W destination Canarie Island. For information we have all information about this sailing vessel , if there is a probleme ( irridium , epirb) You can cancel overdue concerning...

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BOLO for F/V Flipper Missing From Bonaire, ABC’s

BOLO for F/V Flipper Missing From Bonaire, ABC’s

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets  A BOLO has been issued for F/V Flipper missing from Bonaire as of July 6, 2021.It is approximately 16 feet with a 25 HP outboard. The interior of the vessel looks to be white, while the exterior hull is blue. Report all sightings to the nearest Coast Guard and assist if possible. Bolo in Bonaire for F/V FLIPPER Kralendijk –...

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Search for Missing Boater near Culebra, Puerto Rico Suspended

Search for Missing Boater near Culebra, Puerto Rico Suspended

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in the water near Culebra, Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing male boater Wednesday night near the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico. “Suspending a search is never easy, our thoughts and prayers are with the family of this missing person,” said Capt. José Diaz, Sector San Juan acting commander. ...

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Cancel Non Emergency Bolo for S/V Fan Sea, Exumas, Bahamas

Cancel Non Emergency Bolo for S/V Fan Sea, Exumas, Bahamas

Cancel Non-Emergency Bolo UPDATE: July 6, 2021 S/V Fan Sea is safe in the Exumas and RCC Miami has been notified and is contact with concerned parties. USCG RCC Miami has requested Boatwatch.org assistance in contacting a Moorings charter catamaran, S/V Fan Sea, a 45 foot Leopard Catamaran, recently in Nassau with six people on board. The boat is possibly in the Exumas Land and Sea Park. People...

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S/V “Wine Down” Adrift from Barbados Found in St. Lucia with Mooring Attached

S/V “Wine Down” Adrift from Barbados Found in St. Lucia with Mooring Attached

UPDATE: July 7, 2021: S/V Wine Down has been found with mooring attached in St. Lucia. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets 'Wine Down' a Beneteau 38 registered in Jolly Harbour Antigua went adrift between 07:30 and 09:50 from Carlisle Bay in Barbados in the midst of TS Elsa this morning July 2nd. Mooring is gone as well so presume she's still dragging it. Winds...

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3 Jamaican Sailors Missing on 28 foot S/V “God Alone”

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets Three Jamaican Sailors Missing on 28 Foot Sailboat BOLO for S/V “God Alone” with Captain Keron Powell, 43 years of age and two unknown mates. They left Port Antonio point June 6, 2021 to go fishing and have not been heard from since. Captain Powell had a cellular phone with him. S/V “God Alone” is a 28 foot fiberglass sailboat...

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