Cancel BOLO FOR STOLEN 33′ SLOOP “RED HOT” FROM LINDBERGH BAY, NEAR WATER ISLAND ST THOMAS USVI.
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UPDATE: Cancel BOLO For Sailing Vessel “RED HOT”. USCG notified Boatwatch April 30, 2020, that a good Samaritan found the vessel under full sail on the rocks in St. Thomas.
BOLO for 33 foot sailing sloop, RED HOT stolen from Lindbergh Bay, near Water Island in St. Thomas, USVI. Last seen at anchor on Sunday April 26, 2020. The vessel is a Tartan 101, described as having a white hull with red stripes near the waterline, and two large red signs saying “RED HOT” on both sides. Photographs and further description are at Boatwatch.org.
This vessel, a TARTAN 101, was last seen in Lindbergh Bay on Sunday, 26 April 2020 when the owner, Emanuel Emanuele Bianchi was on board. It is described as having a white hull with red stripes near the waterline, and two large red signs saying “RED HOT” on both sides.Vessel is USCG documented with hailing port Chicago, USA, not written on stern. It has a black carbon mast. Black carbon 60″ wheel. Garmin instruments mounted at wheel.
White North Sail cruising mainsail with USA 60624. Grey furling jib. MMSI 338 186 456
The vessel can motor at 7 knots with it’s small 20 horsepower inboard Volvo Penta diesel. She sails approx 155-160 NM per 24 hours. The boat has 20 gallons in the fuel tank and an extra 10 gallons in jerry can. The boat burns .8 gallons per hour
Vessel reported to stolen to police in St Thomas and DPNR and CBP St Thomas. Anyone with information should contact these authorities or Boatwatch.org at 941-456-5080.