Advice on avoiding marine theft

Although if may seem obvious, far too many boat owners fail to take simple action that goes a long way to minimise the risk of losing their marine property. Marine theft at any level will really ruin your day and potentially cost you tens of thousands of pounds.
Here are a few tips that deter potential theft and also help to recover your property if it is stolen.


You need to be using a modern alarm system for more expensive boats


It may seem somewhat obvious, but using high quality, modern locks will drastically reduce theft.


Remove or stow loose equipment away in lockers with good locks!

Mark properly

With industry leading microdot marking available, thieves are finding it harder than ever to fence stolen items. 


Make sure you report all marine theft, if in Cornwall you can report marine theft online