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Security Precaution for Passage between Trinidad and Grenada

By Sue Richards last modified Mar 25, 2010 07:56 PM

Published: 2010-03-25 19:56:51
Topics: Piracy & Security
Countries: Grenada , Trinidad & Tobago

An information item for those who wish to log their Trinidad/Grenada transit plans with the Coastguard as a security precaution. It is entirely voluntary.

File your float plan with the Coastguard prior to departure - they need to know;
- boat name
- no. of persons on board
- brief description (monohull/catamaran, colour, size)
- estimated departure date & time
- estimated arrival date & time

Contact the coastguard on arrival.

If you decide not to stop or have to abandon your passage and turn back, please do contact the coastguard as soon as possible to avoid unnecessary concern and search operations.

Trinidad Coastguard - by phone on 868 634 1476 or email to [email protected].

Grenada Coastguard - visit the coastguard in Prickly Bay, or call them on 473 444 1931/2.

See noonsite report about Armed robbery on board the yacht Triton, midway between Trinidad and Grenada on 21 December 2009