Monthly Archives: September 2008
http://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2008-09-17-2/view A French Catamaran skipper was shot dead during an attack last Sunday night – 14 September – on board his yacht at anchor outside Marina de Caraballeda, situated on the Central Litoral coast between La Guaira and Cabo Codera, Venezuela. Caracas newspaper “El Universal”, report that four robbers attacked French yacht “Chrisalide”, using a … Continue reading
French forces rescued two recently kidnapped yachtsmen in Somalia in the last few days. I hope we see more efforts like this.
At times, we need to not take ourselves so seriously 100 % of the time. http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html Enjoy Talk Like A Pirate Day.
Here are two links regarding a yacht seized off Somalia. http://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2008-09-08-3/view http://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2008-09-08-2 Please be cautious when dealing with other mariners in distress. The same principles governing helping people in distress on land (and scuba diving) should come into play – ensure you don’t become a victim also. Render assistance, just be smart and safe about … Continue reading
Reports of another yacht and crew taken off Somalia. Be safe and aware wherever you travel the world, on land or sea. Sometimes shit happens, usually there are indicators and warnings. Be vigilant at all times – you’ll probably enjoy the experiences a lot more, too, by paying more attention to the surroundings. Drop me … Continue reading