Boat Theft - How To Prevent It!
May 29, 2011 6:34 PM | Tagged as Stolen
Prevent Marine Theft - Learn To Think Like A Thief
Boats are costly and represent a sizable investment of your dollars and time. Don't become a victim. Become security conscious. Although nothing is theft-proof, there are three key factors in discouraging theft:
TIME - Do things to increase the time it takes to steal your boat.
NOISE - Do things that will force the thief to make noise in order to steal your boat.
VISIBILITY - Keep your boat and trailer parked where it is visible to you or a neighbor and if possible, a location that is lighted at night.
Simple and effective security measures often just requiring a little extra planning and knowledge. Here are a few suggestions we hope you will find useful:
If your boat or any of its equipment is stolen or vandalized, report the incident quickly to the local police and your insurance company. Quick reporting improves the odds of recovery.
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