Stealing a distinctive launch and a lack of marine prowess has seen three people nabbed by police. The Fairline 770 launch Seabee went missing from its mooring at Northcote Point, beneath the Auckland Harbour Bridge on August 29. The police were informed and the boat was spotted the next day painted and renamed. On September 1 coastguard got amayday call from the boat off Sandspit after the thieves mixed up petrol and water tanks and lost engine power. Aman and woman were arrested on outstanding warrants and a second woman was arrested for breach of bail.