Gardaí have reminded boat owners of the importance of securing their boats and equipment well.
The appeal comes following a recent report of a theft of an outboard engine in the Glencolmcille area.
“Every year, particularly in the spring and summer, we receive reports in relation to the theft of boats, boat trailers, outboard motors and electronic/safety equipment,” a garda spokesperson said.
“There are measures that can be taken to protect your valuable property and reduce the risk of theft.
“By improving your security measures, you will greatly reduce your risk of falling victim to a crime.”
A list of recommended security measures have been provided by Gardai, below: