Current, Resolved & Unresolved Watches

The mission of BoatWatch.org is to maintain a worldwide network of resources to aid mariners that are missing or overdue; have a boat stolen; or to whom urgent messages need to be relayed.

SV Archipelago Dismasted, Adrift And Unoccupied NE of Eleuthera Bahamas

SV Archipelago Dismasted, Adrift And Unoccupied NE of Eleuthera Bahamas

UPDATE:January 23, 2021 - RCC Norfolk advised that the Swedish sailor was rescued by the Cargo Ship Singapore Express at 26 07.360 N and 056 53.280 W. The vessel is a Bavaria 46. He communicated via a Garmin In Reach. The vessel has now been found by a Bahamian tow/salvage company and is enroute to Freeport, Bahamas....

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SV Rebecca Souimanga Adrift And Desmasted

SV Rebecca Souimanga Adrift And Desmasted

UPDATE: January 22, 2021: The owner of this sailing vessel advises that the cargo ship that rescued him was the Harvest Frost. The sailor expresses his gratitude to the ship and all involved in the rescue. The SV is a Belgium flagged boat. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE January 22, 2021: Thank you to...

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Man Overboard From MV Baltic Klipper 1,200 Miles NE of Bermuda

Man Overboard From MV Baltic Klipper 1,200 Miles NE of Bermuda

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets BOLO:January 8, 2021, at 9 PM, USCG RCC Norfolk confirmed that a man was overboard from the container ship, MV Baltic Klipper at 35-44N 041-30W. This is 1,200 miles NE of Bermuda. Lookout, assist if possible. The USCG is searching with a C-130 Hercules aircraft. Report any sighting to RCC Norfolk....

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BOLO: Colombian Coast Guard Conducting Rescue Near Sapzurro

BOLO: Colombian Coast Guard Conducting Rescue Near Sapzurro

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets BOLO ISSUED AT 0134 HRS UTC, 5 JAN 2021 Search and rescue operations in progress by the Colombian Coast Guard. Five persons missing in vicinity of 08-35.76N 077-17.10W. This position is  6 NM SE OF SAPZURRO, COLOMBIA on the border with Panama. VESSELS IN VICINITY REQUESTED TO KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT, ASSIST IF POSSIBLE. REPORTS TO...

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10 Meter SV Adrift and Disables Off Montserrat, Eastern Caribbean

10 Meter SV Adrift and Disables Off Montserrat, Eastern Caribbean

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets BOLO: UPDATE January 10, 2021-  The adrift 30 foot Sailing Vessel spotted previously, 12 NM WSW of Montserrat in the Eastern Caribbean has been spotted again at: 16-11.12N and 065-24.25W. The vessel is 10 meters in length with a white hull. It is considered disabled and adrift. Report all sightings to USCG RSC SAN Juan....

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SV EXODE Stolen From Nassau, Bahamas In August 2020 Spotted In December 2020

SV EXODE Stolen From Nassau, Bahamas In August 2020 Spotted In December 2020

UPDATE: 31 DEC 2020: The S/V EXODE was spotted in Nassau Harbor today.   ___________________________________________________________ Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network & Other Nets There is an active lookout for a stolen sailboat from Nassau, Bahamas. The stolen vessel is a 1976 Irwin sloop named EXODE, 37 feet in length, which is missing from Nassau on or about 24...

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BOLO: Twenty Persons Aboard 29 Foot Mako Missing Bimini to Lake Worth, Florida

BOLO: Twenty Persons Aboard 29 Foot Mako Missing Bimini to Lake Worth, Florida

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets The USCG RCC Miami has an active search for a 29 foot Mako cuddy cabin, blue and white in color, and powered by two (2) 250 HP Yamaha two stroke outboard engines. The vessel was believed to have departed Bimini, Bahamas at 0700 hrs local time on Monday, 28 DEC 2020. The vessel had 20 persons on board, and human trafficking is...

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Non Emergency BOLO For SV Rula Bula Key West To Dry Tortugas

  UPDATE Dec. 30, 2020: USCG Sector Key West reports SV RULA BULA has been located in the Marquesa Islands via AIS. Cancel BOLO. _________________________________________________________________________________________ A Non-Emergency Boatwatch for the SV RULA BULA has been issued. Its hailing port is Flowery Branch, GA. The RULA BULA is a Island Packet 485 with four POB: Gavin Mc Farlane...

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SV Activates Epirb, Australia

SV Activates Epirb, Australia

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets 2313 hrs UTC, 29 DEC 2020 JRCC Australia has asked all vessels in the vicinity of 24-32.7S / 152-48.3E to Be On The Lookout (BOLO) for a 12 meter sailing vessel which activated their 406 MHz EPIRB. Assist if possible and report any sightings to JRCC Australia at the phone number below....

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BOLO: SV Get Nauti Overdue between Matthew Town, Bahamas and Provo, Turks & Caicos

UPDATE: December 23, 2020 4:00 PM - Great News USCG RCC Miami advised SV Get Nauti has been located safely at Great Harbor Cay Marina, Berry Islands, Bahamas. Thank you to all the searches and flyovers by USCG. Also, thank you to all the friends and cruisers who helped with information. __________________________________________________________________________ Broadcast Version For Maritime...

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