STOLEN BOAT!!! Please keep an eye out

Hey Guys

This boat was stolen from Hillarys Marina on Sunday. It was on the water not on a trailer when it was taken. If anyone sees it or knows anything about it please let us know.

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Wow what a boat. I could not

Wed, 2012-03-28 20:33

Wow what a boat. I could not imagine what the owner must be going through!

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was

Wed, 2012-03-28 20:36

that boat in exmouth a month or two ago ?? 

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Some people say i've got my priorities wrong.

I dont think they've ever been boating !!!!!

 

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 Yea was there after Xmas

Wed, 2012-03-28 20:50

 Yea was there after Xmas around new years time 

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Devastating...

Wed, 2012-03-28 20:58

This is the second (nice) boat in recent times that has been stolen. As a boat owner who loves fishing and what the boat provides it must be gutting. Maybe Matt you can do a quick search on this site to locate the other forum member, give him a p.m. and find out what he did to get his pride & joy back. I know he was in high praise of the Police's efforts. Good luck - it can't be easy to hide a beast like that.

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Plague

Wed, 2012-03-28 21:44

This is becomming a plague this year! I hope it comes back as well! Good luck and it is a wicked boat!

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damn

Thu, 2012-03-29 07:35

are you serious this is out of controll !!!Sorry to hear mate itsd a great looking boat,  i will put it straight up on the fishing shops face book , with over 650 members hopefully someone has seen it . hope this helps

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Pretty distinctive looking

Thu, 2012-03-29 08:17

Pretty distinctive looking boat so hopefully somebody recognises it and you can get the f'kers

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Hang the bastards!!! I am

Thu, 2012-03-29 08:19

Hang the bastards!!! I am sick and tired of people thinking they can just take other peoples property!

I would like to use the pricks for cray bait when the catch them.

Nice boat. Hope you get her back.

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Wish it was my boat...belongs

Thu, 2012-03-29 12:30

Wish it was my boat...belongs to a family friend of my wife.

 

Sure it will turn up, thanks for spreading the word!!

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Thanks Brenz

Thu, 2012-03-29 18:37

Much appreciated every little bit will hopefully get it out there and make it as hard as hell for these scum to do anything with it....

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was it in a pen?

Thu, 2012-03-29 20:37

They must have been well organized to take it and have a large trailer ready and waiting?

I know theres a property in gingin that needs a good Fire.

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How long was boat in pen

Thu, 2012-03-29 21:19

What time was the boat put in the pen on sunday and what time was it discovered gone on monday, if I've got it right that that is the time frame that you are talking about that leaves very little time for getting a suitable size trailer for such a big boat.Just a suggestion have you been around to the trailer hire places in Perth to check if they hired out a 6 wheel trailer last weekend,it vertuialy leaves only sunday afternoon to get a trailer to fit the boat if the boat was only there for 1 day.

To me it looks like an oppertunity type of stealing not a planned job due to shortage of time.

Might be an idea to contact all the security companies opperating in the area and ask if any of their employies saw anything especialy the ones that do industrial areas. How much fuel was in the boat perhaps it went by sea not land. Have you put notices up at all the local shopping centres and pubs and offered a bit of folding stuff for reliable info that results in getting the boat back.

I guess you have done all of the above just trying to help sorry if i've gone overboard,but stealing bastards give me the business if you know what i mean

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 Bump everyone keep an eye

Wed, 2012-04-18 09:53

 Bump everyone keep an eye out still no news

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how deeps the water where those pens are....

Wed, 2012-04-18 11:27

 could be embarrissing if its been sitting on the bottom the whole time .... a case of quickly put the boat in and move it to the pen forgetting the to put the bungs in... i know it sounds absolutely obsurd and its a one in a billion but ive heard of stranger things happening 

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Thought same

Wed, 2012-04-18 13:21

Sounds dumb but thought the same thing just didn't want to say anything before yep I would have a look on the bottom of marina you never know.

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Nah he had been out fishing

Wed, 2012-04-18 16:49

Nah he had been out fishing on it most of the day and the water is only around 5 meters deep.  his ariels would have been sticking out the surface

 

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confirmed sighting

Sun, 2012-04-22 15:13

Had a confirmed sighting of the boat travelling east on ocean reef road near gnagara wannaroo rd at 2.15pm friday.  The boat was half covered by a tarp.   

 so the boat may still be local.  Thanks to all for keeping  yours eyes peeled and a big thanks to Matt for phoning in the sighting...

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boat

Fri, 2012-05-11 17:25

they found a boat at Wattleup today in a police raid mabe yours???

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dont think its yours u can

Fri, 2012-05-11 17:36

dont think its yours u can see the frount off it in this link    http://video.perthnow.com.au/2233392102/250k-of-stolen-cars?area=videoindex1

 

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That looks like a fibreglass

Fri, 2012-05-11 19:45

That looks like a fibreglass boat this one was ali.

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Was talking to a bloke

Tue, 2012-05-29 10:03

Was talking to a bloke yesterday about boat security / theft etc and I mentioned this rig - he reckons it's been recovered ? 

(I described it to him & he reckons he saw it on the water in Mindarie last week)

 

Could well have been another boat, but there can't be too many around fitting the description with that flip-flop / chameleon paint

 

Is it true ? - any updates ?

 

What was it powered by ?

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225 or 250 optimax mercury

Tue, 2012-05-29 19:39

225 or 250 optimax mercury outboard....can't remeber off the top of me head.  No the boat hasn't been recovered yet,... 

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Ahh, sounds like a different

Tue, 2012-05-29 20:01

Ahh, sounds like a different boat - the guy I mentioned said he thought it had twin mercs...... but I'll check details with him and get back to you.

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WAPOL

Tue, 2012-05-29 21:03

Got a fax from water police couple of days back, they think it has been spotted in Gero and asked if we can keep an eye out for it.