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Old 04 May 2011, 03:32   #1
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Ballistic 7.8M Hayling Island 3rd May

Catagory: RIB
Make/Model: Ballistic
Craft Length: 7.8m
HIN/Serial No: HIN No:ZABDB78101J606
Date theft reported: 03 May 2011
Theft Location: Nothney Marina, Northney Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire
Description: Ballistic RIB has been stolen on it's trailer from the marina. RIB name - Jessica II. It has recently been fitted with a Garmin chartplotter. The RIB was fitted with an Evinrude 250hp outboard engine.

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Old 04 May 2011, 04:09   #2
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Looks like the engine wasn't functional at the time, may help, may not...

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Old 04 May 2011, 05:14   #3
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now thats getting close to home. northney marina i would say has very good security,24hr watchman with 2 dogs(his own) excellent cctv,barrier at the entrance to marina and enclosed locked compounds,makes you wonder how they did it
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Old 04 May 2011, 05:35   #4
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Indeed very close to home! In fact that boat used to be Dry Stacked with us here at KB Boat Park. As to how they nicked it - I guess it's just down to the fact that no matter how good your security is, it can always be compromised.

We like to think our security is good, but we often have to balance it with presenting a "customer friendly" environment and I guess other boat storage places have the same problem. However, as a Dry Stack we don't have many boats sitting on trailers which probably puts would be thieves off.

Hope they find the Rib, I'll certainly inform all our customers to look out for it - although I guess it's probably no longer around these parts!!!
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