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Piracy Reports 2009


Please note that whilst these pages are grouped under "Piracy", they in fact relate to yacht security (in some cases piracy) and include reports on security incidents against yachts and cruisers.


2009 - Piracy Round-Up for the Year

The Gambia: Beware of Pirates Near Banjul

Seychelles: Cruising Couple Kidnapped by Somali Pirates

Caribbean: Grenada, Mt. Hartman Bay - Attack & Robbery 2009 - Update

Caribbean: Dominica, Roseau - Burgled whilst asleep

Maldives Attack

Caribbean: Dominica, Roseau - Burgled at night

Trinidad/Grenada: Piracy - Armed Robbery en route from Trinidad to Grenada

Belize and Guatemala: Dinghy Thefts 2009

Colombia: Cartagena - Dinghy and Outboard Theft

Atlantic Ocean: N of Cape Verdes - Suspicious Pursuit

Colombia: Cartagena - Yacht Burgled at Anchor

Colombia: Cartagena - Armed Robbery at Port Entrance

Caribbean: St. Lucia, Marigot Bay - Cruisers Robbed in Street

Venezuela: Followed Suspiciously - Nov 2009

Indonesia: Gilli Islands nr. Lombok - Burglary Sep 2009

Caribbean: St. Vincent, Chateaubelair - Assault and Robbery

Bequia: Port Elizabeth - Dinghy Stolen and not so friendly

Nicaragua: Cabo Gracias A Dios - Armed Robbery by Pirates

Brazil: Amazon River - Armed Robbery by Pirates

Greece: Ionian, Mitikas - Burglaries

Greece: Zea Marina Athens - Burglary at night

Galapagos : Chased by Unlit Boats

Solomon Islands: Florida Islands - Armed Robberies

Italy: Naples Bay - Yacht robbed and stolen, crew thrown overboard

Caribbean: Dominica, Prince Rupert Bay - Armed Robbery and Attack

Yemen: Zuquar Island - Attempted Pirate Attack whilst at anchor

Venezuela: Tres Puntos - Shooting Attack on Yacht

Somalia: French Yacht Sea-Jacked, Skipper Dies in Rescue Attack

Caribbean: Trinidad - Burglaries & Attacks

Seychelles: Two vessels hijacked by Somali pirates April 2009

Thailand: Koh Adang - Yachtsman Murdered and Robbed March 2009

Northern Brazil: Itaparica Island - Yachtsman Murdered Feb 2009

Caribbean: Antigua, English Harbour - Yacht Skipper Killed Jan 2009

Philippines: Subic Bay Yacht Club - Multiple Burglaries 2009

Caribbean: Antigua, Jolly Harbour - Attempted Robbery

Caribbean: Bequia, Port Elizabeth - Burglary

Caribbean: St. Lucia, Soufriere - Burglary

Yacht Crimes in St. Vincent & the Grenadines

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