Marine Watch is the marine equivalent of Neighbourhood Watch: it offers support and reassurance to marine communities and gathers information from those communities to help reduce crime.

Marine Watch aims to:

  • increase the prevention and detection of marine-related crime
  • improve relationships within marine communities in Essex


If you join Marine Watch you’ll receive: 

  • crime prevention advice
  • information on local byelaws
  • useful contact numbers
  • registration on our database of boats and equipment, which helps us recover them if stolen or abandoned


Join Marine Watch

To find out more about Marine Watch and its activities, and how to take part, please email us.

You can also ask for a form to register yourself on our database.