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Honduras: Sailing Boat Boarded and Robbed by Pirates

Posted by on June 8, 2012

Sad news from Honduras, posted on Noonsite here and here.

Thankfully, no one was physically harmed. This situation was handled well by the sailors – they read the situation and did what was necessary to survive.

A couple of thoughts –

We usually think of events like this taking place at night – this took place at 830 in the morning.

According to the article(s), these events have happened before and are rarely solved (due to law enforcement manning, remote locations, etc.).  It seems criminals are becoming more brazen, knowing they have a fairly good chance of getting away with their crime.

Keep your wits about you – these activities occur throughout the  world. Take precautions, research your cruising grounds, train in basic security awareness and responses.


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