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#439714 - 06/04/12 01:45 PM Boat thefts
Marty Offline
tranquility had a boat stolen night before last, richard/diane at case rana had theirs taken in the storm last night...

#439719 - 06/04/12 02:06 PM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
Amanda Syme Offline
tranquility got their boat back minus the engine.

#439967 - 06/06/12 11:01 PM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
CarlosCabanas Offline
apparently the Browns also had an engine stolen from what I understand.

#439978 - 06/07/12 08:14 AM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
Diane Campbell Offline
Who are the Browns and where do they live?
What kind of engine is being stolen ?

Chain up the boats to slow these jerks down.

#440009 - 06/07/12 10:26 AM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
elbert Offline
Cable wrapping the foot to the engine and Boat to engine with a heavy padlock works.
The motors foot is a high dollar idem and easily taken off. Most go for about $2000.bz
Being able to see you boat from your house is good and a dog is golden for alarm barking.
One of the neighborhood dogs sleeps in a chair that looks out over the dock,he and I have a deal, I leave fresh water and food outside by the chair and he barks like a lunatic when someone walks out on the dock.
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#440015 - 06/07/12 10:43 AM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
Amanda Syme Offline
A boat lift is a costly but effective way to secure your boat and engine.

There are locks that you can put on your motor foot - be sure to use a different bolt lock for each bolt. It takes time to figure it all out and that extra time might buy an owner a chance to catch a thief.

The dogs, the cameras, the fancy gps gizmos are all helpful, but we need to knuckle down and stem the tide of thefts!

#440042 - 06/07/12 04:18 PM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
CarlosCabanas Offline
I believe the Brown's are a local family of Fisherman. From what I understand they live on the back side of the island "in the river". You may recognise the names of their boats.... "Amanda", Zoe, and a big boat with a Spanish name that I can't quite remember... "something nos levas"

Zoe has no engine on it right now and I was told it has a 115 four stroke.


#440050 - 06/07/12 05:42 PM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
Diane Campbell Offline
How can I be looking at this board at 3:41 and see a posting from Carlos time-stamped at 4:18?
Time to correct the clock ...... ?

#440054 - 06/07/12 06:22 PM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Diane Campbell]
Mike Campbell Offline
It's been like that forever. LOL I'll PM him.

#440055 - 06/07/12 06:31 PM Re: Boat thefts [Re: Marty]
Amanda Syme Offline
When I look at Carlos' time stamp it says 17:18 - he lives in the future - I guess that's what they mean by being "way up north."

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