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Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2016


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.


SVG, Canouan, Charlestown Bay: Security Incidents 2017

Summary of Security & Piracy Reports 2016

French Polynesia: Yacht security incidents - Nov/Dec 2016

Indonesia, Papua Barat Province, Sorong harbour: Outboard theft - December 2016

Nicaragua, Media Luna Cays: Piracy - December 2016

SVG, Wallilabou Bay: Burglary - December 2016

Indonesia, Papua Barat Province, Sorong Harbour: Boarding & Theft - December 2016

Antigua, Jolly Harbour Boatyard: Burglary while owners absent - December 2016

Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Burgled whilst ashore for dinner - November 2016

On Passage from Canary Islands to Cape Verdes: Attempted Boarding off W Sahara - November 2016

Philippines, Sulu: German cruising couple - elderly male kidnapped and female companion killed - November 2016

Mozambique, Bazaruto: Outboard Theft - November 2016

Dominican Republic, Luperon: Burgled whilst ashore - November 2016

Antigua, Jolly Harbour Marina: Burgled whilst on the hard - November 2016

Madagascar, Mahajanga: Armed Robbery - October 2016

Grenada: Assault at Port Louis Marina - October 2016

Grenada_Clarkes Court Bay: Burgled whilst ashore - October 2016

Fiji, Viti Levu, Saweni Bay: Dinghy and Outboard Theft - October 2016

SVG, Chateaubelair: Armed Boarding - October 2016

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay, Reduit Beach: Dinghy and Outboard Stolen - October 2016

Grenada, Chemin Bay: Three yachts vandalised overnight - September 2016

Bonaire, El Navegante Boat Yard: Items Stolen from Stored Yacht - August 2016

Tobago, Buccoo Bay: Robbery at dinghy beach - August 2016

Grenada: Burglary at Port Louis Marina - August 2016

Costa Rica, Golfito: Dinghy and Outboard Stolen - August 2016

Trinidad: Attempted Piracy on Passage from Grenada - August 2016

Grenada, Hog Island: Assault and kidnap - July 2016

Tanzania, near Dar es Salaam, Island of Sinda: Shipwrecked & captured - July 2016

Colombia, Islas del Rossario, Isla Grande: Boarded & Attacked - July 2016

Grenada, Mt Hartman Bay: Multiple Break-ins and Burglaries - July 2016

Martinique, Anse Mitan: Outboard Theft - July 2016

Trinidad, Hibiscus Gas Platform: Attempted Piracy - June 2016

Dominican Republic, Samana: Attempted Theft - June 2016

Puerto Rico, Spanish Virgin Islands, Vieques, Isabel Segunda: Burglary - June 2016

SVG, Union Island, Clifton Harbour: Outboard Theft - June 2016

Guatemala, Rio Dulce: Outboard theft - May 2016

Cuba, Isla de la Juventud: Deck gear stolen overnight - May 2016

SVG, Tobago Cays: Armed Robbery at night - May 2016

Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Burgled whilst ashore - May 2016

Panama, Rio Chagres: Locked boat burgled - May 2016

Cuba, Cienfuegos: Dinghy & Outboard Theft - May 2016

Bahamas: Many More Boat Thefts in Georgetown - May 2016

SVG, Mayreau, Salt Whistle Bay: Armed Robbery - April 2016

Belize, Placencia Harbour: Attempted Theft - March 2016

French Guiana, Saint Laurent du Maroni: Robbed on dinghy excursion - March 2016

Saint Lucia, Soufriere, Hummingbird Dock: Armed Assault & Robbery - March 2016

St. Vincent, Wallilabou Bay: Masked gunmen kill German man on yacht - March 2016

St. Vincent, Buccament Bay: Night time boarding and theft - February 2016

Yemen, Southern Red Sea, Hanish Islands: Yacht shot at from ashore - February 2016

Nicaragua, north of Isla Providencia (Colombia): Attempted Boarding - January 2016

Mexico, Mazatlan, Stone Island: Boarded & Robbed at Night - January 2016

SVG, Bequia, Princess Margaret Beach: Armed Robbery at Dinghy Dock - January 2016

Caribbean, St. Martin, Marigot Bay (French): Dinghy & Outboard Theft - January 2016

US Virgin Islands, St. Croix: Boarded by pirates, shot and robbed - January 2016

Belize, Middle Long Cay: Armed boarding, robbery & sexual assault - January 2016

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