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Piracy Reports 2008


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.


2008 - Piracy Round-Up for the Year

Guatemala, Rio Dulce - Fatal Pirate Attack 2008 - Updates

Caribbean, St. Lucia, Soufriere - Robbery

Solomon Islands, Tulagi - Armed Boardings

Red Sea - Safe Haven in Yemen

Costa Rica Pirates – Cruisers Be Aware

Venezuela, Isla Borracha - Fatal Pirate Attack

Ecuador, near Punta Pedernales - Armed Robbery and Attack

Guatemala, Rio Dulce - More Armed Robberies Reported

Gulf of Aden - Our Experience, August 2008

Gulf of Aden, Somalia - French Luxury Cruise Ship Hijacked

Venezuela, Central Litoral Coast, Marina de Caraballeda - Robbery and Fatal Shooting

Gulf of Aden, Somalia - French Yacht Hijacked

Corsica - Armed Robbery of Super Yacht

Gulf of Aden, Somalia - German Couple Siezed by Pirates

Caribbean, Dominica, Roseau - Yacht Boarded

Venezuela, Margarita, Porlamar - More Thefts and Incidents

Canary Islands, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Burglary

Caribbean, St. Vincent, Chateaubelair - Armed Robbery

Venezuela, 10 miles from Puerto Santos - Attack on British Yacht

Venezuela, Off NE Coast - Armed Boarding and Robbery

Venezuela, Margarita, Porlamar - Spate of Robberies

Nicaragua, Moskito Coast - Possible Piracy Problem

Caribbean, Dominica - Boarded and Robbed

Red Sea, Eritrea - Yachts Pursued

Guatemala, Lake Izabal - Armed Boarding and Theft

Venezuela, Puerto Santos - Yacht Boarding

Venezuela, Isla De Margarita - Yacht Robbed and Crew Member Shot

Pirates Desert Malacca Straits for African Waters

Eritrea: Yacht Pursued

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