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Outboard thieves hitting the Keys

Watch your outboards.

An article in the Miami Herald warns
boaters that experienced thieves in the Keys have been targeting the
lower units of outboards, which hold the gearbox. The units cost
between $1,500 and $3,000 to replace.

The thieves are organized,
and even have a “shopping list” of what to grab, according to the
report. Mercury and Yamaha engines with 200 or more horsepower are the
most popular.

Read the full article here.