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ID: 758 Title: Stolen Boat, Sea of Cortez, Mexico. "Pear D" Replis: 2 Read: 741 Author: 1
Name: Disperser.Wolf  Posts: 11    Vancouver Time: 2016-2-27_23:11:50 Quote    Reply
The Westsail 32 named "Peard D" was stolen from me by a Mexican whom I lent the money and support to help buy and transport it. He is mentally retarded, which I did not know, and does only what his father tells him. His father, assuming that my immigration status means I cannot go to the police, told his son to sell the boat before I was paid back, before I had the 6 months use as a condition for my loan, and, without documentation! I am in the process of getting legal US documentation for the vessel, but can also get Mexico documentation if my asylum case is heard soon enough. The vessel was purchased by a rude little Canadian shit from Santa Rosalia, on a 22 foot boat. I sailed the Pear D to Santispac beach, but assume it has been moved already. On top of the boat is the bowsprit from Gold Eagle, a schooner I have exclusive salvage rights to. On the boat and inside are my sailing hardware, an anchor of mine I had to buy because the sailors down here lent it to me when the guy said he was sinking, and a myriad of other things belonging to me, including the boat of course. The man who purchased the boat has a document for another vessel, not the one he paid for, because he intended to switch the documents. As I said, I am in the process of getting the boat documented but do not have the paperwork yet. If you see the boat, please call the Mexican Navy, or the Port Captain from La Paz or Santa Rosalia, and tell them you have spotted the stolen Pear D. You can also email me at disperser.wolf at gmail dot com. I have asked Geary from Sunrisa to post a note on his net, but am not sure he will, as the gringos around here are worse than the Mexican who robbed me, interfering with my radio communications and taking my notices off the bulletin board (thank you children of Club Cruceros, run by tax dodging thieves who have hijacked the radio net for their land-based use.) I myself am disabled, suffering from Dysexecutive Syndrome, which is the same as the symptoms of someone with Alzheimer's, though my condition is improving, not worsening. I got into this mess because I need help completing my vessel, the gringos prevented me from being able to find nice people to help me, and this Mexican guy was interested in sailing south, until he sailed the Pear D against my instructions and panicked when he stupidly anchored in the breakers, and had me call in a distress to the Navy. He also lied and said he was pirated. I loaned the man $1000 to pay for the sailboat, and drove the 6 hours from here to there to help him 7 times, paid for hotel rooms for an average of 4 nights each time, and gave him between $1,000 and $4,000 pesos each time. He then took the kayak, NRS water bag, oars, my cooler, my portable propane stove, and then beached the Dori Kom, a sailboat I helped him acquire from a very nice gentleman here in La Paz; who is now also in legal jeopardy because he holds title to the Dorikom. Thank you in advance for your help. Please be aware: DO NOT buy a boat from a Mexican citizen. Use a broker only. Mexican citizens can get away with lying and creating false paperwork, which is an epidemic here in the Sea of Cortez. I wanted to help a man who needed the same kind of help I did, and now I am royally screwed, as I was counting on the guy helping me so I can get my ship ready to sail by April, as I cannot do it on my own due to my disabilities, and now I don't even have money to hire someone to help me. If you see the boat and the Canadian gentleman is with it, be careful. He is aware that the boat is stolen, though he may not realize he is also in trouble. If you see the boat alone, please let me know. I will then go and collect it. I have the blessing of the Port Captain and Armada, as they are well aware of my assisting this gentleman. Unfortunately for the father who committed the crime, this was not a fact he was aware of, as evidenced by his threat that I could not go to the police because of my immigration status. If your immigration status is not clear, do not worry. You still have rights, and can still get legal help. Do not let these people intimidate you. Thank you for your time, and good luck.
Name: Disperser.Wolf  Posts: 11    Vancouver Time: 2016-2-27_23:26:8 Quote    Reply
The Westsail 32 named "Pear D" was stolen from me by a Mexican whom I lent the money and support to help buy and transport it. He is mentally retarded, which I did not know, and does only what his father tells him. His father, assuming that my immigration status means I cannot go to the police, told his son to sell the boat before I was paid back, before I had the 6 months use as a condition for my loan, and, without documentation!

I am in the process of getting legal US documentation for the vessel, but can also get Mexico documentation if my asylum case is heard soon enough. The vessel was purchased by a rude little Canadian shit from Santa Rosalia, on a 22 foot boat. I sailed the Pear D to Santispac beach, but assume it has been moved already. On top of the boat is the bowsprit from Gold Eagle, a schooner I have exclusive salvage rights to. On the boat and inside are my sailing hardware, an anchor of mine I had to buy because the sailors down here lent it to me when the guy said he was sinking, and a myriad of other things belonging to me, including the boat of course.

The man who purchased the boat has a document for another vessel, not the one he paid for, because he intended to switch the documents. As I said, I am in the process of getting the boat documented but do not have the paperwork yet.

If you see the boat, please call the Mexican Navy, or the Port Captain from La Paz or Santa Rosalia, and tell them you have spotted the stolen Pear D. You can also email me at disperser.wolf at gmail dot com.

I have asked Geary from Sunrisa to post a note on his net, but am not sure he will, as the gringos around here are worse than the Mexican who robbed me, interfering with my radio communications and taking my notices off the bulletin board (thank you children of Club Cruceros, run by tax dodging thieves who have hijacked the radio net for their land-based use.)



I myself am disabled, suffering from Dysexecutive Syndrome, which is the same as the symptoms of someone with Alzheimer's, though my condition is improving, not worsening. I got into this mess because I need help completing my vessel, the gringos prevented me from being able to find nice people to help me, and this Mexican guy was interested in sailing south, until he sailed the Pear D against my instructions and panicked when he stupidly anchored in the breakers, and had me call in a distress to the Navy. He also lied and said he was pirated.

I loaned the man $1000USD to pay for the sailboat, and drove the 6 hours from here to there to help him 7 times, paid for hotel rooms for an average of 4 nights each time, and gave him between $1,000 and $4,000 pesos each time. He then took the kayak, NRS water bag, oars, my cooler, my portable propane stove which I had lent him. He then beached the Dori Kom, the first Westsail32 I helped him acquire from a very nice gentleman here in La Paz; who is now also in legal jeopardy because he holds title to the Dorikom.

Thank you in advance for your help. Please be aware: DO NOT buy a boat from a Mexican citizen. Use a broker only. Mexican citizens can get away with lying and creating false paperwork, which is an epidemic here in the Sea of Cortez. I wanted to help a man who needed the same kind of help I did, and now I am royally screwed, as I was counting on the guy helping me so I can get my ship ready to sail by April, as I cannot do it on my own due to my disabilities, and now I don't even have money to hire someone to help me.

If you see the boat and the Canadian gentleman is with it, be careful. He is aware that the boat is stolen, though he may not realize he is also in trouble.

If you see the boat alone, please let me know. I will then go and collect it. I have the blessing of the Port Captain and Armada, as they are well aware of my assisting this gentleman. Unfortunately for the father who committed the crime, this was not a fact he was aware of, as evidenced by his documented threat that I could not go to the police because of my immigration status. If your immigration status is not clear, do not worry. You still have rights, and can still get legal help. Do not let these people intimidate you. I have a great working relationship with the Port Captains and a good relationship with the Armada, because I am a good person with genuine concerns for other people, not a selfish greedy money hungry "Gringo" which is what I was assumed to be at first. I am confident this matter will be settled to my favor, and quite easily. But, it does nothing for the fact that I cannot fix my boat alone. It is my hope then to be able to offer the sailboat to someone who can help me with mine, even as I help them with the Westsail, that is, if I can get my asylum case heard as my first dealings with Mexican government corruption where trying to apply and being denied my legal right to do so. Fortunately, my being a good person and not trying to take everything for myself has paid off down here, and I have earned the respect of local officials who are actually in positions to help. It pays to be kind folks, it really does. Just be careful who you trust and believe.

Thank you for your time, and good luck to us all!
Name: Disperser.Wolf  Posts: 11    Vancouver Time: 2016-12-14_13:44:0 Quote    Reply


I found my boat.

I haven't been able to claim it, but I found out that the guy who bought it illegally anchored it off Loreto where subsequently it was washed ashore by Hurricane Javier - and survived. That's two hurricanes Pear D has survived.

Now, I'm absolutely ashamed of the sailing "community" for how my sailboat was treated, and how I have been treated. 251 people read the forum about my stolen boat, yet not one single person contacted me, which ANYONE could have done by simply clicking on the link above.

But the fact that no one, not one single person contacted me, not one person sought me out when finding the boat and refloating it, that not one person offered even kind words, tells me that I want no part of the sailing community.

And that follows quite well with the treatment I have received and continue to receive from the sailing community here in La Paz, which was merely a follow-on to the treatment I received when I participated in the Baja Ha-Ha rally in 2014, wherein I was abandonded by the fleet after my crew robbed me and fled back to the USA after I threatened him after finding out he had been deported from Mexico in the first place (Tarzan for those who knew him.) Yeah, I nearly kicked his ass for stealing $5 of the $7 I left the USA with, along with my stock of medicine.

This is not a sailing "community," it is an exclusive club and if you don't have the right look, the right skin color, the right brand of sailboat, and the right level of arrogance and ignorance, you aren't allowed to participate. Well, I've got news for you folks, YOU are the ones in error and you are the ones who will not be given any kind of community support if you think that you can maintian your exclusive club by treating people whom you don't like with such disdain. I have yet to meet a truly competent sailor to be honest. And that's precisely what I am, and have always been, as evidenced by my going out into a gale (thanks to NOAA's lackluster weather prediction skills) including freak breaking waves after a mere 2 hours of practice sailing my 67' ketch after teaching myself for a few months on a 24' sloop. Yes, I'm competent as a sailor. No, I can't do this all myself, not especially when other people, ESPECIALLY other sailors, are taking advantage of me, ripping me off, and trying desperately to prevent me from helping myself. So, dear sailing "community", when you are in need of help out there on the ocean, and I am the closest vessel nearby, and the most qualified to fix absolutely anything and everything on a sailboat; what do you think my response is going to be to your call for assistance?

Think "How much you got" as one likely response.

Or "Go fuck yourself" as another.

This is not how we build a community people. We treat each other as we wish to be treated. And if we don't, we suffer the consequences. And those consequences which I am now suffering, will become your consequences for you to suffer when the time comes for you to need help, and if I'm the only one around to give it...it will not be available to you.

Think about how you treat your fellow sailors, and remember that the person you treat badly today, may be the only sailor around to help you in the future.

But don't worry...I talk shit, but I'm really a human being who cares, so unless you have personally wronged me yourself, I'll have your back.

That having been said, if you are one who has personally harmed me, even if you don't know it (think about whether or not your lifestyle harms others...), don't be surprised if I answer your call for assistance at ramming speed, or with my skull and crossbones flying high.