THE NORTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS: Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados

 

Events:

Theft - no weapons, no violence, possibly boarding the yacht          

Attempted theft - unsuccessful theft, see above

Burglary - breaking and entering a locked yacht while crew is away

Attempted burglary - unsuccessful burglary, see above

Robbery - boarding a yacht by one or more persons with weapons

Attempted robbery - unsuccessful robbery, see above

Assault - injuries to and/or physical restraining of crew in the course of a robbery

 

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COUNTRY

LOCATION

DATE

EVENTS

STOLEN ITEMS

HOW SECURED

 

BARBADOS

CARLISLE BAY

27-Mar-12

VANDALISM

NOTHING

LOCKED

DINK LOCKED TO DOCK; RETURNED LATE AFTERNOON TO FIND CHAIN WRAPPED AROUND CLEAT SEVERAL TIMES & DINK MASHED UP AGAINST DOCK & SERIOUSLY HOLED

MARTINIQUE LE MARIN 06-June-13 THEFT SOLAR PANELS N/A SOLAR PANELS CAREFULLY REMOVED FROM YACHT.
MARTINIQUE FORT DE FRANCE 06-May-13 ATT THEFT DINK & O/B LOCKED DINK LOCKED TO DOCK, THIEFS USED THEIR OWN KEY TO START THE ENGINE.TRIED TO MOTOR AWAY WITH CHAIN STILL ATACHED DAMAGE TO OUTBOARD.
MARTINIQUE GRANDE ANSE D'ARLET 30-Apr-13 ATT THEFT FUEL LINE LOCKED FUEL LINE DISCONECTED IN FAILED ATTEMPT TO STEAL GAS

MARTINIQUE

ANSE MITAN

02-Apr-12

THEFT

FUEL TANK

NOT LOCKED

BETWEEN 1700 & 2000, TAKEN FROM DINGHY LOCKED TO JETTY

MARTINIQUE

ANSE MITAN

18-May-10

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

CABLE CUT. DRIFTING DINK RECOVERED BY ANOTHER CRUISER BUT NEARLY NEW 15 HP OUTBOARD, FUEL TANK & OARS TAKEN

MARTINIQUE

ANSE MITAN

02-Apr-08

THEFT

CASH

NOT LOCKED

AT NIGHT WHILE CREW (SINGLEHANDER) ASLEEP BELOW

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN

05-Jan-10

THEFT

FUEL

LOCKED

AT LEADER PRICE DOCK

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN

29-Nov-09

ATT THEFT

NOTHING

LOCKED

SWIMMER TRIED TO TAKE DINGHY. LEFT SHIRT IN YACHT WHEN CHASED OFF, SHIRT GIVEN TO POLICE FOR INVESTIGATION.

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN

02-May-09

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

DINK LOCKED TO FLOATING DOCK AT FISHERMEN'S PIER; 2.7M AVON & 6HP O/B; REWARD OFFERED

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN

07-Mar-09

GRAND THEFT

YACHT

N/A

CHARTER YACHT STOLEN FROM VPM CHARTERS, RECOVERED 29 MARCH BELIZE CITY WHEN CREW CLEARED INTO BELIZE. ONE CREW INVOLVED IN SIMILAR INCIDENT IN 2006.

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN - LEADER PRICE DOCK

21-Mar-13

THEFT

FUEL LINE

UNK

DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN - LEADER PRICE DOCK

13-Mar-13

THEFT

BAG OF GROCERIES

N/A

ABOUT 1630, LEFT BAG OF GROCERIES IN DINGHY TIED TO LEADER PRICE DOCK IN ORDER TO VISIT BOATYARD - GONE ABOUT 30 MINUTES

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN - LEADER PRICE DOCK

09-Mar-13

THEFT

FUEL LINE

NOT LOCKED

WHILE AT STORE 1-1 1/2 HOURS, FUEL LINE FROM TANK TAKEN. ATTEMPT TO GET O/B & FUEL TANK BUT BOTH LOCKED

MARTINIQUE

LE MARIN - MARINA

27-Nov-09

THEFT

BANANAS

N/A

AT SLIP IN MARINA, WOKE AT 0230 TO FIND MAN IN COCKPIT. HE LEFT QUICKLY, ATE ALL BANANAS & RUFFLED SHOE BASKET LOOKING FOR SHOES TO TAKE. REPORTED TO MARINA & POLICE

MARTINIQUE

ST ANNE

27-May-09

THEFT

FUEL TANK

NOT LOCKED

BTWN 1000 & 1300, FUEL TANK TAKEN FROM DINK LOCKED TO DOCK

MARTINIQUE

ST ANNE

09-Mar-09

THEFT

GASOLINE

N/A

GAS STOLEN FROM DINK AT DOCK, ALSO SPILLED IN BOTTOM OF DINK

MARTINIQUE

ST ANNE

15-Feb-09

ATT THEFT

NOTHING

N/A

RETURNED TO DOCK TO FIND SOMEONE TRYING TO STEAL FUEL FROM TANK (DURING MARTINIQUE STRIKE). STABBED IN SCUFFLE. LOCALS CAME TO HELP & CALLED POLICE.

MARTINIQUE

ST ANNE

04-Feb-08

THEFT

GAS TANK

NOT LOCKED

FUEL TANK TAKEN FROM DINGHY, LOCKED TO DOCK, DURING CARNIVAL PARADE. CUT FUEL LINE AND HOLDING STRAP

MARTINIQUE

ST PIERRE

11-Mar-08

BURGLARY

CAMERA, LAPTOP, CASH

LOCKED

RETURNED TO BOAT MID-AFTERNOON TO FIND SOMEONE GAINED ENTRY THROUGH ESCAPE HATCH; TOOK LAPTOP WITH GERMAN KEYBOARD, DIGITAL CAMERA, US CASH, AUSTRIAN PASSPORT

ST LUCIA

ANSE LA RAYE

01-Jun-12

ATT THEFT

NOTHING

N/A

ABOUT 22:00, 4 MEN SWAM TO BOAT & TRIED TO CLIMB ON BOARD. CREW SCARED THEM OFF WITH SPEAR GUN. CALLED MAYDAY, PICKED UP BY MRCC WHO CALLED SLCG WHO MET BOAT AT MARIGOT TO TAKE REPORT

ST LUCIA

MARIGOT

06-Dec-07

THEFT

CASH

NOT LOCKED

TIED AT MARINA, CASH TAKEN FROM WALLET DURING DAY

ST LUCIA

MARIGOT

12-Jun-07

THEFT

CASH

LOCKED

LEFT SMALL HATCH OPEN FOR AIR, WHEN RETURNED FROM DINNER FOUND HATCH OPENED & CASH GONE; REPORTED TO POLICE IN SOUFRIERE

ST LUCIA

PITONS

16-Jun-07

THEFT

WHISKER POLE & LINE

N/A

LEFT MOORING AT 0400 TO BEQUIA; WHEN LIGHT, DISCOVERED POLE & 25 FT OF LINE GONE VALUED $1425US

ST LUCIA

PITONS

29-Apr-07

BURGLARY

CASH & PHONE

LOCKED

OWNERS AT DINNER ON SHORE, 3 MEN SWAM TO BOAT, TOOK CELL PHONE & CASH; OWNERS RETURNED & ALERTED POLICE WHO CALLED JALOUSIE SECURITY WHO CAUGHT MEN AT JALOUSIE GATE. POLICE ARRESTED & TOOK REPORT

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - GROS ISLET

03-Jul-11

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

GRAY DINK & 15 HP 4 STROKE O/B, LOCK CUT WITH BOLT CUTTERS & LEFT ON YACHT DECK; DINK & O/B LATER FOUND BY OWNER IN MANGROVES AT MARIGOT BAY

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - GROS ISLET

03-Jul-11

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

RED DINK & 9.9 HP 4 STROKE O/B, LOCK CUT WITH BOLT CUTTERS

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - GROS ISLET

13-Feb-11

THEFT

DINK & O/B

NOT LOCKED

AFTER 10 PM, HONDA SOFT-FLOOR DINGHY AND YAMAHA 15 HP O/B

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - GROS ISLET

13-May-09

THEFT

O/B

LOCKED

DINK LOCKED TO BOAT, O/B LOCKED TO DINK - 10HP MERCURY & FUEL LINE BUT LEFT FULL TANK OF FUEL

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - PIGEON ISLAND

07-Jan-13

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

USED A HYDRAULIC BOLT CUTTER STOLEN FROM A LOCAL HARDWARE STORE!!

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - PIGEON ISLAND

04-Apr-10

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

YAMAHA 15HP & CARIB DINK

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - REDUIT

09-Oct-12

THEFT

O/B

NOT LOCKED

DINK LIFTED ON DAVITS; 15 HP O/B NOT LOCKED TO DINK

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - REDUIT

24-Sep-12

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

DINGHY AND OUTBOARD LOCKED TO YACHT BUT NOT LIFTED OUT OF WATER - FOUR OTHER DINGHIES/OUTBOARDS STOLEN THIS MONTH!

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY - REDUIT

10-Jun-11

BURGLARY

PERSONAL ELECTRONICS

LOCKED

BTWN 2000-2200, LOCK CUT WITH BOLT CUTTERS. TOOK COMPUTER & OTHER PERSONAL ELECTRONICS

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY INNER LAGOON

14-Jan-11

THEFT

O/B ETC

LOCKED

20 HP YAMAHA TAKEND FROM DINGHY LOCKED TO MALL DOCK; ALSO EVERYTHING ELSE IN THE DINGHY

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY INNER LAGOON

01-Feb-10

ATT BURGLARY

NOTHING

LOCKED

NEARBY CRUISERS CHASED BOARDED OFF BOAT ON MOORING IN INNER LAGOON

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY INNER LAGOON

14-Mar-09

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

KID TOOK APART D RING HOLDING CHAIN TO DINK HULL, LEFT CHAIN & LOCK ON DOCK; POLICE NOT INTERESTED

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY INNER LAGOON

13-Mar-09

THEFT

O/B

UNK

REPEATED CALLS TO POLICE ON VHF 16 NO ANSWER

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY INNER LAGOON

11-Mar-09

THEFT

DINK & O/B

NOT LOCKED

TAKEN FROM DOCK TO SUPER J GROCERY STORE; KID TOOK IT FOR JOY RIDE

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY INNER LAGOON

07-Apr-08

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

DINK LOCKED TO SUPERMARKET ACCESS DOCK AT NIGHT; RETURNED FROM DINNER TO FIND CABLE CUT; REPORTED TO GROS ISLET POLICE. FISHERMAN FOUND & POLICE RETURNED DINK & O/B TWO DAYS LATER

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY INNER LAGOON

23-Apr-07

THEFT

O/B

LOCKED

9 FOOT INFLATABLE LOCKED TO DOCK OUTSIDE CONDO; DINK CUT TO GET IT FROM DOCK & TAKEN TO DARK LOCATION WHERE CUT THROUGH MASTERS BAR & PADLOCK TO GET O/B; DINK LEFT

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY LAGOON

08-May-09

ATT THEFT

NOTHING

LOCKED

BTWEN 8-10PM AT EAGLES IN DOCK, ATTEMPT TO TAKE 15 HP YAMAHA, LOCKED & BOLTED TO TRANSOM OF DINGHY

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY MARINA

25-May-12

THEFT

DINK & O/B

LOCKED

BETWEEN 2100 & 2230, 11 FT CARIBE & 20 HP HONDA 4 STROKE TAKEN FROM MARINA DINGHY DOCK, LOCKED TO DOCK WITH 6 M CHAIN. CALLED POLICE WHO PATROLLED FOR SEVERAL HOURS IN POLICE BOAT

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY MARINA

27-Sep-09

THEFT

O/B

LOCKED

BETWEEN 25-30 SEPT, 15 HP YAMAHA TAKEN FROM MOTOR MOUNT ON STERN OF YACHT IN SLIP AT MARINA

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY MARINA

23-Feb-09

THEFT

DINK & O/B

UNK

RED 4 METER DINK WHITE TRIM, CENTER CONSOLE, 50 HP HONDA 4 STROKE

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY MARINA

27-Jan-08

BURGLARY

COMPUTER, IPOD, CAMCORDER

LOCKED

BTWN 1915-2200, CREW OFF BOAT. RETURNED TO FIND COMPANIONWAY DOOR OPEN & HIS BACKPACK W/ COMPUTER LYING ON SETTEE, HERS GONE; OFFERING $1000US REWARD

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY MARINA

27-Jan-08

BURGLARY

UNKNOWN

LOCKED

OWNERS AWAY, CARETAKER DISCOVERED COMPANIONWAY BROKEN THROUGH; CUPBOARDS & DRAWERS RUFFLED; DON'T KNOW WHAT TAKEN UNTIL OWNERS RETURN

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY MARINA

29-Apr-07

BURGLARY

CASH

LOCKED

BOAT LEFT IN SLIP UNDER VERY BRIGHT LIGHT, RETURNED FROM 3 WKS IN STATES TO FIND FRONT HATCH SUNBRELLA COVER OFF & HATCH OPENED. 
APPEARED TO BE NOTHING MISSING. SEVERAL DAYS LATER, FOUND UNDER-BED LOCKER RUFFLED & 2 CASH STASHES GONE. POLICE HAVE DECIDED
THE CLAIM IS BOGUS.

ST LUCIA

RODNEY BAY MARINA

27-Jan-07

ATT BURGLARY

NOTHING

LOCKED

RETURNED TO BOAT TO FIND MAN LEAVING WITH STUFF, TOOK PHOTO FOR REPORT, 1 FEB - MAN ARRESTED

ST LUCIA

SOUFRIERE

28-Jun-07

THEFT

DINGHY NAV LIGHT

N/A

PUBLIC DOCK DURING DAY. HIRED FELLOW TO WATCH DINK. RETURNED AT 3 TO FIND NAV LIGHT GONE. REPORTED TO POLICE & SMMA RANGER

ST LUCIA

SOUFRIERE - BAT CAVES

24-Dec-11

BURGLARY

CELL PHONES, IPOD, CASH ETC

LOCKED

CREW ASHORE FOR DINNER; LOST CELL PHONES, IPOD, CASH, WATCHES, TRAINERS, CHOCOLATE BARS.SMASHED THRU ANOTEHR PORT TO GET OUT.  POLICE & SMMA RANGERS NOTIFIED

ST LUCIA

SOUFRIERE - BAT CAVES

24-Dec-08

THEFT

LAPTOP

NOT LOCKED

BTWN MIDNIGHT & 5 AM BOARDER STOLE LAPTOP; NEIGHBORING YACHT HEARD SOMEONE ON THEIR DECK BUT THEY WERE LOCKED IN

ST LUCIA

SOUFRIERE - BAT CAVES

05-Jul-08

THEFT

NOTHING

NOT LOCKED

1300-1500, TIED TO HUMMINGBIRD DOCK, RETURNED TO FIND DINK STUCK UNDER DOCK, STERN ANCHOR DISLODGED, SAND & MUD IN DINK, BOW DEFLATED, ENGINE COVER SCRATCHED, MODLING RIPPED; APPROACED BY SEVERAL YOUTH WHO OFFERED FOR A FEE TO SEE THAT NO FURTHER VANDALISM TO DINK

ST LUCIA

SOUFRIERE - BAT CAVES

07-Mar-08

BURGLARY

UNK

UNK

RETURNED TO BOAT TO FIND BROKEN IN; CALLED POLICE & NO ANSWER; CALLED SMMA RANGERS WHO BROUGHT POLICE OUT EARLY NEXT MORNING

ST LUCIA

SOUFRIERE - BAT CAVES

22-Nov-07

BURGLARY

CELL PHONE, CAMERA, CASH

LOCKED

RETURNED FROM DINNER AT HUMMINGBIRD TO FIND MISSING EXPENSIVE PERFUME, DIGITAL CAMERA, 5 CELL PHONES, 350 EUROS

ST LUCIA

SOUFRIERE - BAT CAVES

31-Oct-07

BURGLARY

CAMERAS, CELL PHONES, JEWELRY, ETC

LOCKED

RETURNED FROM DINNER AT HUMMINGBIRD TO FIND MISSING LAPTOP, IPOD, CELL PHONES, JEWELRY, CLOTHES, BACKPACK, CASH

ST LUCIA

VIEUX FORT

13-Nov-12

BURGLARY

SNORKEL GEAR, LAPTOP, CAMERA, ETC

LOCKED

CAPTAIN ASHORE 1130-1415; BURGLARS APPARENTLY SWAM 1/4 M FROM SHORE TO BOAT; ALSO TOOK, WINE, FOOD, CLEARANCE PAPERS; LEFT KNIFE ONBOARD. MARINE POLICE CAME IN 20 MIN; LAPTOP & PAPERS FOUND ON BEACH

ST LUCIA

VIEUX FORT

15-Jun-11

BURGLARY

PERSONAL ELECTRONICS

LOCKED

WHILE ASHORE FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS EARLY AFTERNOON, BURGLAR RANSACKED BOAT & TOOK COMPUTER, IPOD & CAMERA

ST LUCIA

VIEUX FORT

12-Jun-11

BURGLARY

COMPUTER

LOCKED

WHILE ASHORE CLEARING OUT DURING THE DAY; HAD TO GO BACK TO SHORE TO REPORT TO POLICE WHO WOULD NOT COME TO INSPECT BOAT

ST LUCIA

VIEUX FORT

27-Apr-11

BURGLARY

CASH & GOODS

LOCKED

WHILE ASHORE FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS, BURGLAR RANSACKED BOAT & TOOK $3000 BRITISH POUNDS WORTH OF CASH & GOODS; 3 WEEKS LATER POLICE ACCEPTED REPORT

ST LUCIA

VIEUX FORT

04-Mar-11

THEFT

LOTS

NOT LOCKED

MID-AFTERNOON, BOARDERS TOOK IPODS, DVD PLAYER, TOILETRIES, FOOD, LIQUOR, 2 LIFE VESTS; PROBABLY SWIMMERS - FOUND WET FOOT PRINTS IN CABIN

ST LUCIA

VIEUX FORT

17-Dec-10

THEFT

FUEL LINE

N/A

DINK TIED TO FISHERMEN'S DOCK

ST LUCIA

VIEUX FORT

15-Dec-10

THEFT

LAPTOP, BINOCS, ETC

NOT LOCKED

RETURNED TO BOAT LATE AFTERNOON; FOUND WET FOOTPRINTS ON CARPET. TOTAL VALUE OF ITEMS STOLEN $300 US