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3 Jamaican Sailors Missing on 28 foot S/V “God Alone”

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets Three Jamaican Sailors Missing on 28 Foot Sailboat BOLO for S/V “God Alone” with Captain Keron Powell, 43 years of age and two unknown mates. They left Port Antonio point June 6, 2021 to go fishing and have not been heard from since. Captain Powell had a cellular phone with him. S/V “God Alone” is a 28 foot fiberglass sailboat...

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Fishing Vessel Eden Missing From Antiqua, Last Seen off Barbuda

Fishing Vessel Eden Missing From Antiqua, Last Seen off Barbuda

Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets A Bolo has been issued for F/V Eden which left Antigua, Eastern Caribbean on Thursday June 24, 2021 at around noon with two men on board. They last had signals to their phones north of Barbuda. The 25 foot pirogue is light blue with a single 50 hp 4 stroke engine, was last seen drifting off Barbuda. Lester Small, the Captain,...

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Found Alive – Missing Fisherman Between Bay Islands of Honduras Utila and Belize

Found Alive – Missing Fisherman Between Bay Islands of Honduras Utila and Belize

UPDATE: June 23, 2021 at 5:00 PM Utila Fisherman Comes Home Utila Search & Rescue A heartfelt moment for our islands when Mr. Newton (Diamond) was towed back home. He’s been missing since Friday, June 18th. Whilst on his way home from a day of fishing, he encountered mechanical problems causing him to lose steering power. He started drifting further away from Utila Cays as the hours went by....

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BOLO for S/V Madimoo On Passage from Malaysia to South Africa

BOLO for S/V Madimoo On Passage from Malaysia to South Africa

Update June 27, 2021 The family of Captain Kenneth Harold Gordon of S/V Madimoo has advised as follows: "Just wanted to let you know I received a call from my dad.  They are OK. The Iridium phone stopped working and they hit a freak storm somewhere in the Indian Ocean which ripped their sails. They were able to motor most of the way back towards Indonesian when the motors also stopped working....

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BOLO for Debris or Persons in the Water 55NM WSW of the Dry Tortugas, Florida after EPIRB Activation

BOLO for Debris or Persons in the Water 55NM WSW of the Dry Tortugas, Florida after EPIRB Activation

UPDATE: June 17, 2021 The USCG has called off the search regarding this EPIRB activation. The EPIRB was unregistered but with good batteries.  Please register and update all safety devices. Notification and float plans should have people that know you and your boat very well.Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets The USCG Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) Miami, FL...

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Rescue of Captain S/V Fidelity Dismasted 375 NM East of Jacksonville Florida

Rescue of Captain S/V Fidelity Dismasted 375 NM East of Jacksonville Florida

"UPDATE June 13, 2021 8:00 AM: The Captain of S/V Fidelity has been rescued by a Chemical Oil Tanker "Portola" and is enroute to Canada. After the captain set off 2 EPIRB's, USCG Rescue Coordination Center Miami launched a C-130 airplane and coordinated the rescue with the Oil Tanker "Portola". The sailing vessel is now adrift.This screenshot is courtesy of Marine Traffic and depicts the area...

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Search Continues on land and sea for Sailor Tomas Gimeno and Anna, age one after Olivia Gimeno’s body found at sea Tenerife Spain

Search Continues on land and sea for Sailor Tomas Gimeno and Anna, age one after Olivia Gimeno’s body found at sea Tenerife Spain

Body found in bag in sea off Tenerife confirmed as missing girl Olivia Gimeno taken by her father Olivia Gimeno, six, and her sister Anna, one, were taken by their father Tomas without permission on 27 April 2021.  By Sky News Friday 11 June 2021 15:11, UK   Image:Olivia Gimeno, six (right) and her sister Anna, one A body found inside a bag on the seabed off Tenerife has been confirmed as...

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Non Emergency Boat Watch S/V Sapphire Isla Mujeres, Mexico to Key West, Florida

Non Emergency Boat Watch S/V Sapphire Isla Mujeres, Mexico to Key West, Florida

CANCEL Non Emergency Watch for S/V Sapphire on passage from Isla Mujeres, Mexico to Key West, Florida via the Dry Tortugas The family has advised the USCG has located the vessel safe and sound in the Dry Tortugas S/V Sapphire left Isla Mujeres at 7:00 AM Thursday June 3, 2021 for Key West, Florida via a stop in the Dry Tortugas. The vessel intended to be in Key West on Saturday June 5, 2021. The...

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Stolen Catamaran Recovered in marsh south of Beaufort, South Carolina

Stolen Catamaran Recovered in marsh south of Beaufort, South Carolina

  S/V Sol y Mar Stolen from River Club, Port Royal, South Carolina Found In Marsh off ICW A 37 foot Lagoon Catamaran, named Sol y Mar was stolen from the dock at River Club, Port Royal, South Carolina, between Saturday evening, June 5, 2021, at 9:00 PM and Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 6:00 AM. It was recovered Sunday June 6, 2021, in the afternoon by local authorities in the marsh, on the ICW,...

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Experience Sailor, Britt Taylor Lost Overboard At Sea

Experience Sailor, Britt Taylor Lost Overboard At Sea

Britt Taylor, 52, is believed to have fallen overboard 170 miles east of the Bahamas. Photo courtesy of Dick Enerson. Chesapeake Bay Magazine by Meg Walburn Viviano BAY BULLETIN  SEARCH CALLED OFF FOR WOMAN LOST AT SEA SAILING TO ANNAPOLIS June 7, 2021 The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 52-year-old sailor who reportedly fellow overboard some 170 miles off Bermuda, on her way to...

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