Monthly Archives: March 2009
A couple of new articles from Patrick Estebbe, and Affairaction, in Ft. Lauderdale. http://www.affairaction.com/CrewReport_Article_March09_InconvenientTruth.pdf http://www.affairaction.com/Soundings_Advice%20for%20cruising%20Somali%20waters.pdf
Sorry about the lag in posting. I have been away, but not totally out of the network. Here are some links, unfortunately, most are not good news. Some tips for keeping safe while cruising – http://www.boatus.com/cruising/TomNeale/tip_66.asp Sailor Slain in Thailand – multiple links. http://www.dockwalk.com/Essentials/HotTopics.aspx?id=23738; http://www.noonsite.com/Members/val/R2009-03-25-1/view; http://www.ibinews.com/ibinews/newsdesk/20090225150106ibinews.html; http://www.noonsite.com/Members/val/R2009-03-26-1/view Pirates Attack Yacht near the Seychelles – http://www.yachtpals.com/piracy-seychelles-4120 … Continue reading
http://infidelsarecool.com/2009/03/08/somali-pirates-target-foreign-cruise-ship/ Subsequent reporting suggests that it was a drill, according to a cruise lines spokesman. Not sure whom to believe in this case – but I do like the comments below the story on the “Infidels are cool” site.
http://themanwhonevermissed.blogspot.com/2009/02/and-song-for-our-turbulent-times.html For the music fans out there.
A big thank you to Panbo for the review of the Marine Watchmate, one of the items in the Marine Guard Yacht Security systems inventory. Paradox Marine security, Miami demoshttp://www.panbo.com/archives/2009/03/paradox_marine_security_miami_demos.html