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Cancel A Non Emergency BOLO that was issued for SV MAXIM, a German flagged Contest 34 foot sloop and Single Handler German Captain Frank Wilters, age 58.Captain Wilters left Phuket Thailand on March 11, 2020 on a passage to Addu Atoll, Maldives and then on to Mauritius. His planned alternative route was La Reunion or Rodrigues Islands.

Second UPDATE: May 6, 2020 – From: MRCC Mauritius
To: Eddie Boatwatch Org
Good Morning Sir,

Kindly note that Sailing Vessel Maxim with Skipper Mr Frank Wilters on board is at anchor safe and sound outside Port Louis Harbour in Mauritius since Wednesday 06 May 2020 at 0700 h.

UPDATE: May 6, 2020 – CRUISERS ON THIS PATH HAVE BEEN HELPING A GREAT DEAL BY CONTACTING THEIR AGENTS AND FRIENDS. PLEASE CONTINUE TO DO THIS.May 6, 2020 -An alert boater just contacted Boat Watch with this information.I am in the Maldives and just heard back from my agent regarding S/V Maxim. They arrived in Addu on April 5th, took on fuel, and departed April 6th.


Maxim is described as a Contest 34 foot sailboat with VHF, AIS receive only, GPS Chart plotter, GPS, handheld sextant, Sat Nav and a small dinghy.

Anyone with information concerning this boat should contact