Monthly Archives: August 2011
From the folks at Noonsite – http://www.noonsite.com/ – a brief article about theft from vessels in East Malaysia/Borneo. My reason for sharing this? To reinforce the concept of always taking care of your belongings. Most people that had items stolen had not locked their vessels hatches/doors. Also, they vessels were part of a large group, … Continue reading
From PANBO, a review of a stabilizer for your electronics. Although aimed at the larger (and more expensive) end of the recreational cruising market (or super-yachts), it makes sense to better utilize your electronics. And from FerFAL – a nice set of tips to help prevent crime, which can be tweaked to help keep cruisers … Continue reading
Reality Check -, from the Expat Daily News blog for Aug 18, 2011. Good article, along the same lines as what we try to stress here and at Yau Kung Mun – be aware of your surroundings, don’t succumb to paranoia and quit living. Not much more needs to be said – but plenty more … Continue reading
Came across this post about Situational Awareness on Stratfor. If the examples given in the article help you understand the concept better, or allow you to explain them to loved ones, it is well worth the re-posting. Self-protection is not just fists, feet and conditioning the body. Mindset plays a very important part. As an … Continue reading
The No Bull**it Guide To Self Defense For Ladies Found this today, and feel it is quite to the point. Not just for ladies, either; for all who may feel the need for self protection. He has written a companion piece (more for the boys out there) about fist fighting.