Being the victim of boat theft is a nasty experience so we’ve got our top 10 tips on how to keep both your vessel and your belongings safe
Police release picture of mother of two Lu Na McKinney who died during a boating holiday in April
Police have appealed for information from anybody who had contact with Lu Na McKinney in the months prior to her death. Her husband, Stephen McKinney, has been charged with her murder
Maritime piracy and armed robbery at sea continues to fall
Latest figures from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reveal maritime piracy and armed robbery against crews on board ship have fallen compared to the same period last year
Two men plead guilty to sinking a boat as part of an insurance scam
Two men have appeared in court in San Diego, USA, charged with deliberately trying to sink a fishing boat in order to fraudulently collect the insurance payout
German authorities take over investigation into murder of yachtsman in St Vincent
The national newspaper of St Vincent is reporting that the department of Public Prosecution Hamburg and the Homicide Commission have taken over the investigation into the murder of Martin Griff.
Warning of outboard engine thefts in Lincolnshire
The police in Lincolnshire are warning boat owners following a spate of outboard engine thefts along the River Glen at Surfleet.
French Navy seizes arsenal of illegal weapons in the Indian Ocean
The boat carrying the guns seized by the French Navy was thought to be heading to Somalia
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.
Gunmen kill one, injure another on yacht on Caribbean island
Caribbean media have reported the shooting death of a German national on board a yacht anchored in St Vincent.
Owner fined thousands for rescue of ‘dangerously unsafe’ vessel
The owner of a previously sunken harbour tanker has been fined and ordered to pay costs after pleading guilty to operating a dangerously unsafe vessel.
Agencies combine to fight smuggling, trafficking in Scotland
The UK Border Force and Police Scotland Border Policing Command are rolling out new defences against criminal activities on Scotland's western shores.
Mussolini’s yacht seized from suspected mafia businessman
Italian police have seized a yacht that once belonged to Italian dictator Benito Mussolini from a businessman they believe has links to organised crime.
Two German sailors kidnapped by armed pirates in Indonesia
Two German yachters have been kidnapped and their 20m yacht, Faraway, captured by armed pirates in Indonesia. A search is underway.
Briton arrested in $17.5 million cocaine yacht bust
A British man is one of five arrested after a yacht was used to transport 70 kilos of cocaine to Australia
Police appeal for information after boat theft in Sussex
Officers are appealing for information following the boat theft over the weekend
Arrests at Cuxton Marina following investigation into firearms importation
A total of eight people were arrested in the Kent area as part of the investigation into suspected firearms importation
Cocaine smuggling yacht Makayabella sells for €70,000 at auction
Makayabella was sold at an auction in Cork on Thursday after being seized by officials off the coast of Ireland last year
Yachtsmen arrested after cocaine seized from yacht in Brighton marina
A joint operation between Border Force and the National Crime Agency saw three kilos of cocaine recovered from the yacht in Brighton marina
Police release CCTV footage after attempted boat theft in Christchurch
Officers are hoping the footage will help to identify the two men who attempted the boat theft
West Yorkshire man charged over cocaine seized from Makayabella yacht
The man is the fifth person to be charged in the UK in connection with the Makayabella seizure