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Monthly Archives: April 2011

May 2011 – Latitudes and Attitudes

During the ongoing research for you, the readers of this blog, I found four separate articles relating to cruisers/yachties and piracy. Page 20, a regular column by Tania Aebi discussing changes in the Indian Ocean/Gulf of Aden over the last twenty years or so, finishing with a comment,’..practicing avoidance rather than confrontation.’ Page 40, ‘A … Continue reading »

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Piracy Solutions

I believe a picture is worth a thousand words – here’s two thousand for you today. Straying a bit from my main theme of yacht security, these are examples of what happens to threats to commercial shipping. Thank you to all the Naval Forces in the Gulf of Aden/Indian Ocean, for your efforts.

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Light-minded Safety

I came across this article from Yachting magazine, Oct 2007. I found it illuminating (sorry, couldn’t resist the pun). The goal is the protection of your vessel and people on-board – if you can identify the threat further out, it can serve as a deterrence or an indicator to prepare for defense of your vessel … Continue reading »

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Hotel Security

Hotel Security – a post on FerFal’s blog by Rick Davis. Lots of common sense advice. An additional item that I consider good to have for hotel rooms is a fairly cheap motion sensor, battery operated, that provides either LED or LED with a loud doorbell type chime – I picked one up for less … Continue reading »

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