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BOLO for SV Sanctuary on Passage from Myrtle Beach, SC to St. Thomas USVI

BOLO for SV Sanctuary on Passage from Myrtle Beach, SC to St. Thomas USVI

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets JRCC Miami has requested assistance in locating SV Sanctuary, a 50 foot Gulfstar on passage from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to St. Thomas USVI. SPOT position as of 4 PM Eastern was 21-04.48 / 066-54.30.24. This is approximately 198 NM NW of St. Thomas. Three persons on board departed on November 19, 2021 and have an ETA of...

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Colombian Coast Guard Assists SV Starlight II Off Santa Marta

Colombian Coast Guard Assists SV Starlight II Off Santa Marta

On November 25, 2021, Boatwatch was contacted by family and friends regarding SV Starlight II losing all power after leaving Puerto Velero, Colombia. Many thanks to the Colombian Coast Guard for assisting Don Cavers and SV Starlight to arrive safely in to Santa Marta.

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Dinghy Found Playalinda Beach Titusville Florida

Dinghy Found Playalinda Beach Titusville Florida

UPDATE: November 25, 2021 5:00 PM Boat Watch has determined that the dinghy belongs to the vessel SV Miller's High Life.  Boat Watch has communicated with the owner and put him in contact with the finder of the dinghy. The boat was on passage in rough seas from Charleston to Cape Canaveral, Florida.On November 25, 2021, a grey dinghy was found on Playalinda Beach Titusville Florida. The dinghy...

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Cancel BOLO for SV Bella Dawn Marathon/Boot Key, Fl to Bimini, Bahamas

Cancel BOLO for SV Bella Dawn Marathon/Boot Key, Fl to Bimini, Bahamas

Missing sailor from the Keys is safe in the Bahamas a week after being blown off course BY DAVID GOODHUE UPDATED NOVEMBER 04, 2021 12:23 PM    Update: November 4, 2021 9:30 AM Good News! USCG RCC Miami reports that SV Bella Dawn is safe and well in the Exumas, Bahamas. Thanks to everyone who helped look for him.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets Bolo...

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BOLO from SV AZORA Adrift north of Clearwater, Florida

BOLO from SV AZORA Adrift north of Clearwater, Florida

Non Emergency Bolo for Adrift SV AZORA off Clearwater, Florida SV AZORA is a 42 foot Tartan sloop, dark blue hull with a beige Bimini with a Cortez, Fl hailing port. The last known position on 10/17/21 was 28 43.67N and 083 11.72W, just north of Clearwater, FL, and off the coast 26NM in the area of Homasassa/Crystal River, FL. There were no persons on board the vessel. Report any sightings or...

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BOLO for SV “ARIANE” Passage from Sicily, via Greece to Tortuga Marina, Varna, Bulgaria

BOLO for SV “ARIANE” Passage from Sicily, via Greece to Tortuga Marina, Varna, Bulgaria

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets Urgent BOLO for SV "ARIANE" on passage from Sicily, via Greece to Bulgaria SV "ARIANE" has a solo captain, Barney Brogan, 45 years of age and a British citizen. SV "ARIANE" is a 1984, 35 foot Van De Stadt sloop, dark navy steel hull, red bimini with a red rub rail and registered in Britain. SV "ARIANE" has a life raft on board...

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BOLO for MV “Salt n Light” West Palm Beach, Florida to Berry Islands Bahamas

BOLO for MV “Salt n Light” West Palm Beach, Florida to Berry Islands Bahamas

UPDATE: At 10 AM October 23, 2021, RCC Miami advised that the Royal Bahamian Defense force found "MV Salt n Light" disabled and towed them to a safe harbor. BOLO discontinued.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets BOLO: RCC USCG Miami has asked for assistance in locating an overdue vessel, West Palm Beach, Florida to Berry Islands Bahamas. The MV Salt n Light, a 30...

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Catamaran “Kailani II” Stolen from Young Island, St. Vincent, Eastern Caribbean

Catamaran “Kailani II” Stolen from Young Island, St. Vincent, Eastern Caribbean

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets Boatwatch has received a report from the owner of a 44 foot catamaran, named Kailani 2, stolen between October 8th to the 9th, 2021, from Young Island, St. Vincent in the eastern Caribbean. The catamaran is 2016 Fontaine pajot Hélia 44 sailing catamaran, flagged in Canada. Report any information or sightings to the nearest...

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BOLO for MV Guadalupe Returning From Aid in Haiti to Mexico

BOLO for MV Guadalupe Returning From Aid in Haiti to Mexico

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets A BOLO has been issued for the MV Guadalupe, an 83 foot Yacht Club Playa Company boat, returning from giving aid in Haiti. The last known position on September 28, 2021 at 12:35 PM, recorded on a spot tracker was 130 miles east/southeast of Cozumel at Latitude: 19 ° 47.4´N / Longitude: 084°40.4´W. It was 184 miles...

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Bolo for SV Seminole Camden Maine, to Newport, RI to Cape Cod Canal

Bolo for SV Seminole Camden Maine, to Newport, RI to Cape Cod Canal

UPDATE: October 2, 2021 An alert cruiser provided the following information which was passed to the USCG RCC Boston. "She was in Bucks Harbor Brooksville, Maine Wednesday night and I saw her leaving Eggemoggin Reach heading southwest around 11am Thursday. AIS was working. She is a beautiful old yawl, completely restored a few years ago. If she was off Metinicus Friday afternoon, there are light...

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