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Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017


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.


Cape Verdes, Ihla de Santiago, Porto da Praia Bay: Armed Robbery/Piracy - November 2017

Saint Lucia, Soufriere: Violent Boarding at night and Robbery - October 2017

Grenada, Prickly Bay: Multiple break-ins/thefts overnight - September 2017

Grenada, Mt Hartman Bay: Unoccupied yacht burgled - August 2017

French Polynesia, Tahiti: Yachts burgled at Marina Papeete - August 2017

Brazil, Cabedelo: Armed Robbery at Jacaré Marina - July 2017

Italy, Sicily, Trapani: Dingy and outboard theft - August 2017

Indonesia, Borneo, West Kalimantan, Pontianak: Dinghy and outboard theft - August 2017

SVG, Canouan, Charlestown Bay (Tamarind Hotel): Security Incidents

Northern Red Sea Passage: Security and Other Concerns March 2017

Fiji, Yasawa Island Group, Wayasewa Island: Burgled - May 2017

SVG, Union Island: Yacht stolen and burgled - April 2017

Puerto Rico, Spanish Virgin Islands, Vieques: Dinghy & Outboard Thefts - 2017

Rio Dulce, Guatemala to Utila, Honduras: Yacht boarded by armed pirates and ransacked - April 2017

Guatemala, Bahia de Graciosa: Attempted Theft & Assault - April 2017

Thailand, Phuket: Break in and theft at Railay Beach - April 2017

Guadeloupe, Marie Galante, Grand Bourg: Dinghy & Outboard Stolen - April 2017

Honduras, Guanaja, Graham's Cay: Armed Robbery - April 2017

Martinique, St. Anne: Outboard Theft - March 2017

Colombia, Isla Baru : Armed Boarding & Robbery - March 2017

SVG, Bequia, Admiralty Bay: Dinghy engine vandalised - February 2017

Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Burlgary - February 2017

Dominican Republic, Boca Chica: Armed boarding & Robbery - February 2017

Saint Lucia, Soufriere, Bat Caves: Burgled while ashore - February 2017

Bonaire, Kralendijk: Cruising Couple robbed at gunpoint on way back to marina - February 2017

Fiji, Suva: Armed attempted robbery - cruiser attacked - January 2017

Dominican Republic, Boca Chica, Marina Zarpar: Violent Nightime Robbery - January 2017

SVG, St. Vincent, Young Island Cut: Burgled while ashore - January 2017

Honduras: Offshore Piracy, 20 miles off Gordo Bank - January 2017

Honduras: Offshore Piracy, 20 miles off Gordo Bank (2nd incident) - January 2017

Honduras: Piracy on passage from Puerto Cortez, Honduras to Roatan - January 2017

Reunion Island, Le Port: Night boarding and theft - January 2017

Indonesia, Papua Barat Province, Sorong harbour: Night boarding and theft - January 2017

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