While boat thefts are generally decreasing, they still happen.1
To keep your watercraft safe, the first thing to remember is that a thief will look for an easy opportunity. Help prevent theft by remembering time, noise, and visibility. The more you can do to increase the time it takes to steal your boat, the better off you’ll be. Every measure you take toward theft prevention should make noise to keep the burglar away and your boat should be visible, making it difficult to steal. Here are some additional tips to help make sure your boat stays safe.