Surfboard Stolen Off the Beach

Discussion in 'Mid Atlantic' started by bcl, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. bcl

    bcl New Member

    Aug 23, 2011
    Hey so my 6'2" channel island semi-pro was stolen off the beach at Indian River Inlet in DE. Please keep an eye out for it and if you see it message me.


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  2. Zeroevol

    Zeroevol Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2009
    Did you leave it on the beach or were you out in the water when it happened?

  3. waterbaby

    waterbaby Well-Known Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    have the conditions been good enough for a semi-pro? One would think whatever you drew on there would be a pretty good theft deterrent...but they'll probably just sand it off. Sorry, for your loss...expensive lesson.
  4. chicharronne

    chicharronne Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2006
    The thief musta figgered you didn't want it because you'da taken better care of it if you did. I'd leave my infant son on the beach before my board.
  5. metard

    metard Well-Known Member

    Mar 11, 2014

    dude. you and your old lady are in your 50's. why would you have a kid so late in life?
  6. raddadbrad

    raddadbrad Well-Known Member

    Jan 10, 2015
    There's your next shark attack victim. Karma with bite that MFers A$$ . I hate thieves.
  7. JohnnyCornstarch

    JohnnyCornstarch Well-Known Member

    Feb 24, 2015
    Damn son ouch. Those Pennsylvanians are assholes.
  8. cepriano

    cepriano Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2012
    not trying to sound crude,last sunday where I was at there was a surfboard and 2 sponges with towels lined up near the rockwall.there was nobody in sight,and if I wanted to take them im sure I could've gotten it off without a hitch,but im not a crackhead fukin thief,not how I roll.but some other people strollin by just stumble upon "free gear" with nobody in sight.theres been plenty of times like during winter il see wetsuits drying out in the open with nobody in sight,boards laying around.thats not a smart thing to do,theres a lot of thieves out there,keep it out of plain sight.shyt is expensive and it sucks to lose ur gear
  9. xgen70

    xgen70 Well-Known Member

    May 25, 2006
    sorry to hear about the theft. It should be known and told to all, that of all places on DelMarVa, IRI tends to have a on going issue in this regard. I suspect they are locals, with a habit. Or they just think it is funny,.. those type of people.
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  10. nynj

    nynj Well-Known Member

    Jul 27, 2012
    That's crude

  11. crindlefish

    crindlefish Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2015
    well at least itll be easy to spot in the lineup with all that art...
  12. your pier

    your pier Well-Known Member

    Dec 2, 2013
    one of the first stories i was told up here was about a lax coach who left his bike during a hs practice behind a school, only to go back after practice to find that the bike was gone

    so i says, bein from "away" and all, "did the bike have a lock on it?"

    guy says, "no"

    so i says, "well then it's not really stolen"

    i know it's kind of a f'd up perspective, but ain't no thang as implied ownership - specially in the eyes of people who take unattended stuff

    anyway, sucks. but being suckered into a bike theft when me and my bro were less than 9 years old from our own backyard from some hoodrats (one of the guys was later shot and killed by some other i guess you might have your karma comin for you eventually) straightened me right out

    lock yo sh!t & a 2 the k
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  13. Zeroevol

    Zeroevol Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2009
    This is my home break and I have never had this problem. But then again, I don't leave my $hit laying around for the option.
  14. Riley Martin

    Riley Martin Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2015
    Where were you, Zero, when this went down?

    I don't know, lots of things happening around the tri-state area..

    I would never know there is this problem with thefts, and more importantly, people LOSING their boards and wetsuites. Ah, sometimes I wish I was so casually oblivious. I mean forgetting your gloves on the hood is one thing.....

    I hope you reported this to local shops and check area Craiglist ads.

    They got to exchange it for cash to get the smack, unless their dealer surfs.
  15. waterbaby

    waterbaby Well-Known Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    dead on. When I go to the beach, there's only a couple things to remember: don't lock my keys in the car and don't leave w/out my board & wetsuite...everything else is trivial.
  16. Zeroevol

    Zeroevol Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2009
    I can tell ya where I wasn't, I wasn't getting my $hit stolen! Myself as well as others have taken 2 boards to IRI, leave one on the beach while you are out in the water. I'm not saying it never happens, but I have never had a problem with it. Now, with that said, if I do leave a board on the beach, I am within "catch yo a$$" distance to it and I pay attention to people lurking. Sounds like there is a little more to this story than bcl is letting on.
  17. sisurfdogg

    sisurfdogg Well-Known Member

    Jun 17, 2013
    Maybe you should chip your next board like a pet dog.
  18. Riley Martin

    Riley Martin Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2015
    Seems fairly simple don't it Waterbaby? But apparently there's a lot of missing surf equipment.....

    ZERO, maybe this BCL guy sold his board for dope money and now this is part of the act so his parents won't find out??

    I don't know. I never took Delaware people for thieves, of course besides certain communities in New Castle County.
  19. El Tron

    El Tron Active Member

    Apr 2, 2013
    Waynetheinsane took it
  20. The Lonesome Tractor

    The Lonesome Tractor Well-Known Member

    Feb 13, 2012
    Sorry for the loss man.

    I used to live in Norfolk (half hour from VB), went out for a morning surf and hurried back to get to class... Got all of the way to Norfolk and realized that in the process of taking my scuba suit off and getting in the truck i had left my board behind the car.

    I immediately turned around and headed back to the beach almost sure that ***** would be gone...
    Came around the corner... no board in sight.
    Looked a little more and found that somebody had stashed it out of sight behind row of bushes...

    Somebody was looking out for me that day.

    Also... While i lived in Norfolk i used to leave my board in my jeep all the time. Anyway, somebody smashed my driver side window and broke into my car. Stole my IPod touch (pretty sweet tech at the time). They didn't want the surfboard for some reason though... wounder why...