Cruising Resources: Africa

Attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are rising against all vessels. Nigeria alone accounts for about 25 percent of all worldwide attacks so far in 2019. The IMB recommends – “All waters in/off Nigeria remain risky. Vessels are advised to be vigilant, as many incidents may have gone unreported”.

Cruisers planning to visit Madagascar and the Mozambique channel are being advised to be extremely cautious in 2020 following an increase in a number of issues of concern to cruisers. Terrorist activities are increasing and the Bazurto Archipelago, once considered a safe haven for yachts on passage south, should now be avoided. Find out more at this report.

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