Monthly Archives: February 2009
I finally got around to attending a 2 day Target Focus Training seminar last weekend in Dallas. Had a great time, met some great people. The training methodology (go slow, no, go slower) works very well on a number of different levels – the emphasis on targeting (hence the name) is probably the unique feature … Continue reading
Here are three news items I came across – http://www.yachtpals.com/pirates-yachts-4092“Pirate Attacks on Sailing Yachts – Piracy Warnings”Selected quote – “The purpose of this is not to frighten people. The fact is that being attacked on a private yacht is relatively rare in most areas of the world. However, there are certain hotspots where it is … Continue reading
http://www.tampabay.com/sports/article781597.ece Thieves target pricey boats on Florida’s west coast And in Boating magazine March 2009 issue, on pages 12 and 70, are two articles on boat theft occurring in Florida. A recommended read.
http://www.giirayachts.com/2009/02/coastal-security-puts-the-brakes-on-the-potential-of-boating-in-india.html Two Quotes of interest.Sujay Chohan, Director, Mumbai International Boat Show gets candid about the upcoming MIBS ’09 being a ‘trimmed back and somewhat subdued’ affair. The fact that the Boat Show is happening at all is incredible, he says, referring to the terror attacks and the global financial meltdown. As Chohan explains: ‘Because the … Continue reading
http://www.ibinews.com/ibinews/newsdesk/20090105160014ibinews.html http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iL3Azk9OxlT5JN3IbHzKrIj1swDQD9652MAO0 This is getting more attention lately, attacks in the Caribbean. Is it really increasing, or are we just getting more media attention? Regardless, be aware of your surroundings, always planning ahead for the worst and hoping for the best. I feel as we move into even more dire economic times, we will see … Continue reading