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Alleged boat thieves in danger of hitting rocks at Bangor Marina, NI
Warnings of zero tolerance for violence towards emergency personnel after two alleged boat thieves are rescued from Bangor Marina in Northern Ireland
Alleged Florida boat thief “blacked out” after drinking and claims no memory of taking the vessel
Daytona Beach Police in Florida arrested Jonathan Race after finding his wallet on board. The 20-year-old said he remembers nothing of the incident
Four men steal boat and drive it ‘erratically’ up and down the river Liffey, blocking shipping lanes
The group of middle-aged men caused chaos after stealing the boat and driving it in an "erratic manner" up and down the river Liffey in Dublin
Warning to boat owners after series of thefts on the River Lea
Hertfordshire Police are warning boat owners to be on their guard after three boats were broken into on the River Lea
26 boats targeted at Grimsby and Cleethorpes Yacht Club
Police are hunting two thieves who broke into 26 boats at the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Yacht Club, making off with alcohol, tools and personal items.
Hunt is on for yacht thief who crashed boat in Miami Beach Marina
Searches are continuing for a would-be thief who attempted to steal a yacht from Miami Beach Marina before crashing it into boats and fleeing the scene.
Alleged Florida thief forgets to untie boat
Jimmie Shuman is alleged to have tried to steal the boat without realising it was still tied to the dock. It was moored in Stuart, Florida.
Alleged French yacht thief escapes charge
A man suspected of stealing a $200,000 French registered yacht three years ago has reported to have left Australia, where the boat washed ashore.
Man fined after he stole a yacht and set sail for France
Irishman Fanche Mahe stole the yacht from Saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire and attempted to sail for France because he was "sick of life", a Welsh court heard.
Thief steals yacht, can’t sail, needs rescuing, gets jailed
A man has been sentenced to 19 months in jail after he stole a car, then stole a yacht and sailed it into a force 8 storm before calling for rescue.
Update: Boat with sentimental value stolen from Shepperton recovered
The vessel which a father used to help his son recover from a stroke has been stolen from its moorings in Shepperton. Surrey police are looking for information.
Police appeal for witnesses after boat stolen from its moorings in Hamworthy
The 16-foot Isla Skiff was taken sometime between Sunday 30 August and Sunday 20 September from its mooring in Poole Harbour, Hamworthy.