UPDATE: Boat Watch has just learned that Karl Gillette died when his boat sank on the way to Jamaica. Thank you to his friends who posted the lookout. 

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Friends are concerned for SV Renaissance and Captain Karl Gillette, who was on passage from Cartagena, Colombia to Kingston, Jamaica. He left Cartagena on approximately Feb. 3, 2023.  SV Renaissance is a UK flagged, 40 foot Valiant with MMSI 235114239. He has two EPIRBS.

SV possibly hit a reef off Jamaica and suffered damage to his boat.

SV Renaissance has been in Limon Bay, Panama and spent time at the Brisbane Marina, San Francisco several years ago.

Keep a sharp lookout, report any sightings and assist if possible. Contact Eddie@boatwatch.org.