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BOLO for SV “Herocia Cinco” Cape Verde to Martinique

BOLO for SV “Herocia Cinco” Cape Verde to Martinique

UPDATE: May 3, 2022 MRCC Fort de France Reports: "End of BOLO on S/V HEROICA CINCO, S/V is reported near to Funchal, Madeira island. Everything is ok. Many thanks."Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets MRCC Fort de France has issued a BOLO for SV Herocia Cinco on passage from Cape Verde to Martinique. SV is a 68 foot sailboat, dark blue hull, white sails, two...

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BOLO SV Hummingbird St. Helena Island to Cape Verde

BOLO SV Hummingbird St. Helena Island to Cape Verde

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets UPDATE: April 25, 2022 MRCC Cape Town requests sightings or contacts of this vessel to be made  to them. Although SV Hummingbird did make contact, they are apparently still having trouble with contacts. MRCC Capetown has requested through the South African Maritime Mobile Net (SAMMNet) to still report any sightings or contact...

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BOLO for SV Else Becker Cape Verde to Cayenne French Guiana

BOLO for SV Else Becker Cape Verde to Cayenne French Guiana

Cancel Bolo April 15, 2022 7:30 AM: Their son just received a message via the Garmin and they are offshore but insight of land, French Guiana. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets BOLO for SV "ELSE BECKER" on passage from the Cape Verde Islands on March 29, 2022 to Cayenne, French Guiana. Satellite tracking stopped on March 30, 2022. On board are the skipper...

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SV SHYSKA Disabled and Adrift Hawaii

SV SHYSKA Disabled and Adrift Hawaii

UPDATE 0900 hrs Eastern Time 12 April 2022 JRCC Honolulu advised the SV SHYSKA has made repairs to their rudder and are now underway to Hawaii with a USCG escort.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets SV "SHYSKA", white hull, with four persons on board is disabled and adrift at 22-08.07N and 153-08.45W on April 10, 2022. JRCC Honolulu has flown a C-130 aircraft over...

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BOLO SV SANTOSHA Georgetown Bahamas

BOLO SV SANTOSHA Georgetown Bahamas

UPDATE: April 9, 2022 8:00PM Eastern The family has just made contact with SV Santosha. All is well on board. Thank you to all cruisers who reached out to these cruisers. Cancel Bolo. RCC Miami has requested assistance in locating SV SANTOSHA, 46 feet, with Captain Eric Powers and his wife Danielle on board. SV is located in the Georgetown Bahamas area near Harbor Cay National Park. Last ping 8...

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BOLO for SV Gandalf Guadeloupe and Dominica

BOLO for SV Gandalf Guadeloupe and Dominica

BOLO Cancelled MRCC Fort de France advised the SV Gandalf has arrived safely in Guadeloupe, Pointe a Pitre on April 14, 2022. The captain is safe. Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets MRCC Fort de France has issued an EGC message concerning SV Gandalf, French flag, with one person on board on passage between Guadeloupe and Dominica. Radio contact was lost on April...

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MV Fair Chance Sinks Trinidad Crew Missing

MV Fair Chance Sinks Trinidad Crew Missing

Coast Guard Tows Vessel To Shallow Waters, So Divers Can Search For Survivors ByMikey Live April 5, 2022 (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) intends to have the partially-submerged vessel Fair Chance towed to shallow waters in the Gulf of Paria so divers can begin searching inside for survivors. The TTCG said this operation began around 4 p.m. on Sunday. “The...

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Missing Fisherman Guanaja to Roatan Honduras Found

Missing Fisherman Guanaja to Roatan Honduras Found

UPDATE March 30, 2022 Brennan Bodden, also known as Carrot left Guanaja March 26, 2022 about 6:25 AM for Roatan in a white pirogue approximately 25 feet long has been found and is now with family. Thank you to all the volunteers and people who contributed to the search. This is a link to a Video Interview of "Carrot - The Legend". Listen to all the things he did to survive in a 21 foot boat. He...

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Man Missing From Union Island, St. Vincent & Grenadines

Man Missing From Union Island, St. Vincent & Grenadines

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets Dennis Leo Gellzeau  left Union Island, St. Vincent & the Grenadines in a small green boat with a 40 HP engine and is missing. No further information is available. Report any sightings to local authorities and assist if possible. Anyone with further information should contact the Coast Guard or Boatwatch.org.

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Two Men Missing Berry Islands Bahamas Found

Two Men Missing Berry Islands Bahamas Found

UPDATE March 30, 2022 Two men that were missing in their boat since Sunday, March 27th, 2022 at 7 AM, on a passage from Morgan's Bluff, Andros, Bahamas to Freeport Grand Bahama have been found and are being towed in to Lucaya Marina as of 11 AM this morning. They are in good health. Many thanks to everyone who has been looking for them including Basra GB, Bahamas Defense Force , Police Marine...

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