Current, Resolved & Unresolved Watches

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BOLO For Scarab LOS ALBERTOS With 5 Persons Off Colon, Panama

BOLO For Scarab LOS ALBERTOS With 5 Persons Off Colon, Panama

BROADCAST VERSION FOR MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE NETWORK AND OTHER RADIO NETS BOLO for a 33 foot wellcraft Scarab with the name of "LOS ALBERTOS" with five (5) persons on board (POB) 25 miles W/NW of Colon, Panama. The vessel was last seen on 10 October 2020 near Volcan Reef in position 9 32.131 N / 080 19.621 W. If anyone has any information relative to this missing boat, please send an e-mail to...

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BOLO For SV KOLKA – Puerto Don Juan to San Francisquito, Mexico

BOLO For SV KOLKA – Puerto Don Juan to San Francisquito, Mexico

BROADCAST VERSION FOR MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE NETWORK AND OTHER RADIO NETS Non Emergency BOLO For SV KOLKA   UPDATE: October 9, 2020 Karlis Mockus, also known as Karl,was last observed on SV KOLKA in Puerto Don Juan on October 6th 2020. Karl was well and planning on heading South from the Bay of LA soon but in has not been seen yet in San Francisquito.  Karl is 59 years old and was born in...

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Bodies Recovered of Two Men In Jon Boat Georgetown South Carolina

Bodies Recovered of Two Men In Jon Boat Georgetown South Carolina

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE NET UPDATE 29 SEP 20: The Coast Guard concluded its search Tuesday for two men near Winyah Bay. After searching more than 1,603 square miles for over 77 hours, officials were able to locate both of the men. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources recovered the bodies of Kinsley Johnson and Marquis Mickel. END OF BROADCAST...

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Glenn Wakefield of SV West Wind II Rescued After Massive Stroke Solo In The Pacific

Glenn Wakefield of SV West Wind II Rescued After Massive Stroke Solo In The Pacific

BROADCAST VERSION FOR MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE NETWORK AND OTHER RADIO NETS Possible Hazard to Navigation: SV West Wind II is adrift 500 Nautical Miles WNW of San Francisco, CA. after USCG Alameda coordinated rescue of solo captain who suffered a stroke on September 17, 2020. The vessel appears from photos below to be a sloop with a green hull. USCG Alameda does not have a current position. End...

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SV YES DEAR Washes Ashore After Hurricane Sally – Crew Rescued 130 NM Off Tampa, FL

SV YES DEAR Washes Ashore After Hurricane Sally – Crew Rescued 130 NM Off Tampa, FL

Sailboat Battered by Sally near Tampa Bay Washes Ashore On Beach in Panhandle by Ryan Hughes     TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A sailboat that was battered by Sally and had to be abandoned by the people aboard over the weekend near Tampa Bay wound up in Panama City Beach Wednesday night, according to the man who found the boat bobbing in the Gulf of Mexico. WFLA 8 On Your Side reported the...

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Life Raft Found South Coast of Sardinia, Italy- Owner Found

Life Raft Found South Coast of Sardinia, Italy- Owner Found

UPDATE: 10:40 AM Eastern - From MRCC Bremen - The owner confirms, that he resign the ownership of the raft. Tim Dyton can keep the raft as a souvenir or for training purpose. Please, handle the container with care when opening. UPDATE: 10:25 AM Eastern - MRCC Bremen just received information, that the German sailing vessel LIBRA reached the port of Cogolin/France. The owner confirmed, that the...

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SV JET FRANCE Overdue On Passage From New Caledonia to the Marquesas or Tahiti, South Pacific

SV JET FRANCE Overdue On Passage From New Caledonia to the Marquesas or Tahiti, South Pacific

UPDATE: September 15, 2020: JRCC Tahiti, Volunteers and Cruisers have confirmed the safe arrival of Jet France in Papeete. Thank you to all. ********************************** Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets MRCC Noumea (New Caledonia)and JRCC Tahiti are seeking information for the sailing vessel JET FRANCE which is considered overdue. It departed from...

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Non-Emergency BOLO for SV HARD ACT On Passage to Cape Canaveral, Florida

Non-Emergency BOLO for SV HARD ACT On Passage to Cape Canaveral, Florida

UPDATE: September 13, 2020 CANCEL BOLO FOR S/V HARD ACT. USCG RCC Miami advised the vessel has been located via SPOT Tracker and is safe. Thanks to all who put out this BOLO on the radio nets and Facebook Groups. ********************** Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets USCG Miami has issued a  Non-Emergency Boat Watch for the SV HARD ACT, a 50 foot sailboat...

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BOLO for SV Maserval Stolen From Cap d’Agde, France and Seen in the Balearic Islands, Spain

BOLO for SV Maserval Stolen From Cap d’Agde, France and Seen in the Balearic Islands, Spain

BROADCAST VERSION FOR MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE NETWORK AND OTHER RADIO NETS All vessels are requested to be on the lookout (BOLO) for the S/V MASERVAL, a Sun Odyssey 33i which was stolen from Cap d'Agde is located on France's Mediterranean coast at 43 17 N / 03 31 E. The S/V MASERVAL is a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 33i, 9.6 meters or 32 feet in length, white hull, Taupe colored cockpit and Bimini...

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SV RANA II Stolen – Last Seen In Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

SV RANA II Stolen – Last Seen In Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE NET All vessels in the Mediterranean are requested to keep a sharp lookout for the S/V RANA II. This vessel is a 1974, 48 foot Olympic sailboat (Made in Greece) which was stolen in Marseille, France on 24 JANUARY 2020. A surveillance camera confirmed the boat was stolen at 0500 hrs on 24 January 2020. The vessel was last seen in Las Palmas de Gran...

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