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Summary of Security & Piracy Reports 2017

By Val Ellis last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:02 AM
A summary of worldwide, yacht-related, piracy, suspicious incidents, robbery and burglary reports sent to Noonsite during 2017.

Published: 2018-01-01 00:00:00
Topics: Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017

CARIBBEAN

Bonaire

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

Dominican Republic

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

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

Grenada

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

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

Guadeloupe

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

Martinique

Martinique, St. Anne: Outboard Theft - March 2017

Pueto Rico

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

St Lucia

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay, Gros Islet: Outboard & Dinghy Theft - December 2017

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

Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Burlgary - February 2017

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

St Vincent & The Grenadines

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

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

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

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

SOUTH AMERICA

Brazil

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

Brazil, Santos: Solo Sailor boarded by Armed Pirates and Robbed - December 2017

Colombia

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

Venezuela

Venezuela, Cabo Tres Puntas: Attempted Piracy - December 2017

CENTRAL AMERICA

Guatemala

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

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

Honduras

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

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

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

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

Honduras/Nicaragua border: Piracy - October 2017

OTHER AREAS

Cape Verdes

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

Cape Verdes, Ihla de Santiago, Porto da Praia Bay: Night Boarding, Attack & Robbery - November 2017

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

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

Fiji

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

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

French Polynesia

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

Indonesia

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

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

Italy

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

Red Sea

Northern Red Sea Passage: Security and Other Concerns March 2017

Reunion Island

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

Thailand

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

Yemen

Yemen: Three Polish yachts fired upon in Red Sea - December 2017

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