Monthly Archives: May 2010
http://www.seaworthy.com/ – from the people at the IslandHopper.com website – seems a great resource. http://www.safetyandsecuritynet.com/ – an old favorite.
More information from the border area Mexican Bandits “Men armed with assault rifles robbed fishermen on the Mexican side of Falcon Lake on April 30 and May 6. They traveled in the low-slung, underpowered commercial Mexican fishing boats that are familiar here. They asked for money, drugs and guns, and took what cash was available. … Continue reading
http://www.nationalterroralert.com/ and http://feraljundi.com/ Two articles (local news sources – KENS and KVUE) and exposure on the blogosphere. Piracy (maritime criminal activities) are not just in the Caribbean – take security precautions whenever you are out boating and cruising.
Two stories from Noonsite, and the has been a discussion on Cruisers_Network_Online about the Isla Mujeres story. The PNG attack was the first yacht attack reported to Noonsite since January 2008, and characterized by the use of knives and machetes and 6 men. The Isla Mujeres story tells of s cruisers experience bringing in (and … Continue reading
Thankfully, things worked out well for the people in the story. It could have been very bad.Always keep an eye out for actions ‘out of the ordinary’. Having too much of a good time can lead to putting yourself in a vulnerable situation, and not able think clearly, it can lead to unpleasant events. The … Continue reading