Register A Stolen Boat

Register a stolen boat into Digitpol's stolen vehicle database, this will enable, immediately the boat's information to be visible across a wide range of social media platforms, on the internet and shared with Digitpol's investigation partners.

By reporting a stolen boat to the stolen vehicle database, an alert is sent out across social media and is resent every few hours. The stolen boat's vessel type, document number, serial number, HIN, Engine number and trailer license plate will be listed on the first page of google as stolen. This is vital when a stolen boat is shipped out of your country and maybe checked by customs, police or import authorities or potential buyers.

If your boat stolen you need to report the theft immediately to the nearest police station and then contact Digitpol to assist in the search.

Digitpol provides this database with the aim to create public awareness and increase the chance of recovery, in some case DIGITPOL can offer operational support with the Search and Recovery.

The database is announced in English to ensure that is is readable globally. 

What to do if Your Boat is Stolen
  1. Contact the nearest police station immediately to file a theft report.
  2. Contact your insurance company to file a claim as soon as you discovered your boat was stolen. Provide the insurance company with the theft report number.
  3. Inform the Police if you have any GPS tracking systems installed and provide the Police with the login information.
  4. Report the stolen boat to Digitpol and request the car to be entered to the International Stolen Boat Database. Request Digitpol to conduct a search for the car.

What Happens When You Report a Boat To Digitpol?

If you report a stolen boat to Digitpol we will examine the data, we will send an alert on the Boats information such as HIN, engine number, document number,  photos, make, model, serial number to our international vehicle crime investigation network which consists of Border crossings, customs, ports authorities, shipping agency's, Police and private investigation teams. An alert is sent out across social media and is resent every few hours. The stolen boat's information will be listed on the first page of google as stolen

When Will We Search For The Boat?

The SEARCH for a stolen boat is a specific service and its only possible when certain parameters are met. If we can apply the SEARCH procedure we will notify you.


If you list a boat to this database, Digitpol will share all object data such as the make, model, color, engine type, manufacturer year, engine variant with Police, Customs, Port authorities, Investigators and our Partner network.  No personal data will be shared such.

Search Team:

If your vehicle is boat in a region that Digitpol operates a search and recovery service, we will contact you.

By listing your boat in this database, the VIN will be displayed in a google or internet search as STOLEN.

Stolen Car Database coverage, Digitpol takes the responsibility to register stolen boats from following countries and states:

USA: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, IllinoisIndiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island
South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Global: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, South America, Canada, Australia, New Zeeland, South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, Russia, Turkey, UAE, Dubai, India and Africa.