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Stolen Boats Website
UK Marine Insurance & Police Initiative has been developed by the UK Marine Insurance Industry, in conjunction with UK Police Marine Units, to provide a database of stolen boats, outboard engines and personal watercraft. This is the only independent database providing access for all Insurers and instantly provides all UK Police Marine Units with details of the thefts.

The database can be searched, for free, by anyone wishing to obtain information of stolen equipment, prior to purchasing a new boat or engine. The data can be searched by serial number, sail number, class, category, or other keywords.

Any information regarding the thefts, can be submitted direct to the Insurers and Police for further investigation. This information can be provided anonymously, however there may be rewards available for recovery of stolen equipment and/or prosecution. is a non-profit making organisation and any revenue received from advertisers and sponsors, will be used to maintain and further promote the web site.

December 2004