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Gulf of Aden & Horn of Africa: CTF 151 Liaison with the Yachting Community (12 Apr 2018)

Gulf of Aden & Horn of Africa: CTF 151 Liaison with the Yachting Community

The focus of counter piracy operations in the region is on commercial shipping, with CTF 151 and the European Union ... (Read more)

Indian Ocean 2018: Threat Update and Recommendations (18 Jan 2018)

Indian Ocean 2018: Threat Update and Recommendations

INDIAN OCEAN - SOMALI PIRACY Following an industry revision in December 2015, the Indian Ocean piracy High Risk Area (HRA) ... (Read more)

Long-Distance Cruising Couple have to abandon their yacht between Reunion and Madagascar (14 Jan 2016)

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We would like to thank Alfred and Rosemarie for sending noonsite this first-hand account: Days after we left Reunion, we ... (Read more)

Indian Ocean: Volvo Ocean Race – how could a yacht bristling with technology hit a known reef? (03 Dec 2014)

Indian Ocean: Volvo Ocean Race – how could a yacht bristling with technology hit a known reef?

Read full article at http://www.yachtingworld.com/blogs/elaine-bunting/volvo-ocean-race-yacht-bristling-technology-hit-well-known-reef/ How is it possible for a yacht bristling with the latest technology to hit a ... (Read more)

Gulf of Aden: EU Naval Force Frigate Assists Yacht (22 Sep 2014)

Gulf of Aden: EU Naval Force Frigate Assists Yacht

This is the second time that the Spanish frigate has helped a yacht that has gotten into difficulties in less ... (Read more)

Indian Ocean Crossing 2014/15 to South Africa (14 Jan 2014)

Indian Ocean Crossing 2014/15 to South Africa

  Members contribute and share a Dropbox folder of resources and connect directly an unlisted Facebook group. If interested, send ... (Read more)

Indian Ocean: Two vessels attacked in four days indicates resurgence of Somali piracy (17 Oct 2013)

Indian Ocean: Two vessels attacked in four days indicates resurgence of Somali piracy

A fully laden super tanker, known as a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC), was fired upon by eight armed men ... (Read more)

Is the Indian Ocean safe for yachts? (07 May 2013)

Is the Indian Ocean safe for yachts?

For circumnavigators, the route from India to Suez is far preferable in terms of distance, wind direction and sea conditions ... (Read more)

South Indian Ocean: Navigational Warning for Mozambique Channel (08 Oct 2013)

South Indian Ocean: Navigational Warning for Mozambique Channel

A seismic survey vessel will be operating in the Mozambique Channel for several months. The vessel travels at 2.5 knots ... (Read more)