A Bavaria, a Beneteau and two boats on trailers - gone

As the weather warms up so do the yacht thieves all over Europe. So far this month, at least four big boats have gone missing – three from the South Coast of England and one from Malta.

Thanks to www.stolenboats.org.uk and YBW stolen boats and gear forum and MCS Germany for the info.

Macgregor 26X
Category: Sailing Yacht
Make/Model: Macgregor 26X
Craft Length: 7.92m
HIN/Serial No: US-MACX40191I001
Date theft reported: 20 Apr 2009
Theft Location: Northney, Hants
Description: White hull & superstructure with grey interior trim & blue cockpit cushions. Vessel powered by Yamaha 50hp outboard & carried on Macgregor single axle galv trailer. Vessel bore the name ‘Lekker’.

Mariah SC23
Category: Speedboat (pictured)
Make/Model: Mariah SC23
Craft Length: 7.01m
HIN/Serial No: VMHBC134K708
Date theft reported: 10 Apr 2009
Theft Location: Poole, Dorset
Description: White hull & superstructure with white trim. This craft is powered by inboard Mercruiser 2.8 L diesel serial no. 88010876. The craft was on a four wheel galv trailer.

Bavaria 46
Catagory: Sailing Yacht
Make/Model: Bavaria
Craft Length: 14.02m
HIN/Serial No: DEBAVD46G9K405
Date theft reported: 19 Apr 2009
Theft Location: Gosport
Description: This is a standard white / blue sloop rigged Bavaria yacht with twin helms. Boat name is ‘Lady Nadia’ engine is a D275 Volvo Penta serial 5103905641

Beneteau 50
The sailing yacht was stolen between 21/03/2009 and 23/03/2009 from Ta’Xbiex/ Valetta (Malta). Handsome reward is being offer to whoever helps and succeeds to trace and recover the yacht.
Details: 2008 Beneteau Oceanis 50, Kiki Too, teak deck, grey stripes on hull 110hp Yanmar 4jh4-hte no. 22215. Hull Number FR-BEYF5277G809