Monthly Archives: November 2008
Folks – sign up for the Triton (http://www.the-triton.com) (or pick up a copy) – some good articles for yachtsmen and cruisers. this months has a couple of good articles on piracy as it pertains to the smaller vessels.
A View on Piracy in the Indian Ocean Created by val. Last modified on 2008-11-20 15:03:37 Topic: Piracy The recent audacious hijack of a giant supertanker from Saudi Arabia by Somali pirates off the Kenyan coast has dismayed the world, carried out in spite of the presence of more and more of the world’s battleships. … Continue reading
http://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2008-11-10-1/view Fatal Pirate Attack in Venezuela Created by sue. Last modified on 2008-11-10 17:19:20 Topic: Piracy Reports 2008Countries: Venezuela It has been reported on cruising forums that on Sunday night an American, the captain of the vessel Chill, Ken Peters, was killed by pirates at Isla Borracha near Puerto La Cruz. It appears that Ken … Continue reading
Man found guilty in murder of couple tossed off yacht, 1 other http://edition.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/10/20/yatch.killings.ap/index.html?iref=newssearch Just a reminder that protection of you, your vessel and loved ones does not occur only when cruising. It can happen right at home. Be vigilant and prepared. It would have been better if the couple had been able to defend themselves … Continue reading