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SV De Gallant Sinks in Bahamas

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  BOLO for two missing sailors from SV De Gallant, a 96 foot Schooner which sank rapidly at 4 AM on May 21, 2024. The SV sank 22 NM North of Great Inagua in the Bahamas at 21-35.6 and 73-29.0. Six sailors were rescued yesterday and the search continues May 22, 2024 for the two missing. A life jacket has been found six...

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BOLO for SV MYSIN Caribbean to Spain

UPDATE: May 16, 2024  Boat Watch facebook cruisers have advised SV MYSIN is still in the Eastern Caribbean. "I believe he left Carriacou around last Monday heading north, maybe to Union or maybe further up." "A friend assisted him in getting his dinghy up. He left Tyrell Bay last week, believed to be heading to Union, then possibly on to St Maarten. Hopefully that helps!"Broadcast Version for...

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Fisherman Overdue Boynton Beach Florida Rescued off Bahamas

Fisherman Overdue Boynton Beach Florida Rescued off Bahamas

May 7, 2024 4:45 PM - Cancel BOLO - Good News - The Missing Fisherman off of Boynton Beach has just been rescued by USCG Air Crew 12 NM off of the west end of the Bahamas, near Freeport. He was able to make a phone call to the USCG. Great Work USCG Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  Bolo for overdue fisherman near Boynton Beach, Florida. The fisherman left...

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SV OZZ MAGIC Overdue Fiji to Samoa

SV OZZ MAGIC Overdue Fiji to Samoa

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  BOLO for SV "OZZ MAGIC" overdue and unreported from Savusavu,Fiji to Samoa.  Captain, Patrick Furlotti, 43 years old and a US citizen left Fiji on May 2, 2024 at 4 PM (Fiji time) with 3 crew members. The captain intended to sail near Wallis or Futuna and to contact his shore side friend sooner than 3 days but he has not...

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Distress Signal SV YANCEY Cuba/Cayman Brac

Distress Signal SV YANCEY Cuba/Cayman Brac

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  On May 1, 2024, a distress signal was  received from SV Yancey at position: 20-29.47N 079-39.40W. RCC Miami advised that the position is between the south side of Cuba and Cayman Brac. The Coast Guard cannot yet determine the nature of distress or the validity of signal due to the EPIRB not being re-registered after the...

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Cancel BOLO for SV MIGRATION Overdue Canary Islands to Senegal – Arrives in Brazil

Cancel BOLO for SV MIGRATION Overdue Canary Islands to Senegal – Arrives in Brazil

May 8, 2024 - Cancel Bolo The family reports that: "Following feedback from the US coastguard and the Brazilian authorities, this vessel has arrived apparently in good order in Cabedelo, Brazil".Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks BOLO for SV MIGRATION Overdue Canary Islands to Senegal SV MIGRATION departed Pasito Blanco Gran Canaria on April 7, 2024, heading...

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Distress Signal Received From SV NOMAD’s LAND

Cancel Bolo: SV Nomad's Land is currently being assisted by another vessel.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  A distress signal was received from SV NOMAD'S LAND  on  April 27, 2024 at 30-29.00N 050-27.57W  An AMVER Alert vessel is enroute to the scene to assess the situation with RCC Norfolk. Vessels are requested to keep a sharp lookout, assist if...

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SV ABOUT TIME Disabled and Adrift Turks and Caicos

Cancel Bolo: On April 28, 2024, RCC Miami advised SV About Time is underway at 5Knots towards Great Inagua in the Bahamas.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  BOLO for SV ABOUT TIME disabled and adrift at 21-10.71N 071-25.40W.  SV is 44 feet, yellow hull with two persons on board. Keep a sharp lookout, assist if possible and provide any sightings or...

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MV Twin Spirit Disabled Bahamas

MV Twin Spirit Disabled Bahamas

UPDATE: RCC Miami advised at 4 PM Eastern that MV Twin Spirit has been assisted by the Royal Bahamian Defense Force and was successfully towed into Elizabeth Harbor Georgetown, Bahamas. Many thanks to all who helped with this effort, especially USCG and the Bahamian Defense Force.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  BOLO MV Twin Spirit is disabled in the...

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BOLO for SV Drifter Dominican Republic to British Virgin Islands

BOLO for SV Drifter Dominican Republic to British Virgin Islands

Cancel Bolo - SV Drifter has arrived safely in BVI SV Drifter experienced loss of electricity, engine failure and no wind but has managed to sail in to BVI.  SV is safe and the family and friends are grateful for USCG and everyone's assistance.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Networks  USCG San Juan is looking for SV Drifter that departed Puerto Plata, Dominican...

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