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Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: British Skipper dies in Armed Robbery (19 Jan 2014)

Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: British Skipper dies in Armed Robbery

Three people are in custody and a murder inquiry launched after the death of cruiser Roger Pratt, 62, in Saint ... (Read more)

Caribbean: St Vincent Coast Guard Security Advice to Yacht Owners (28 Nov 2013)

Caribbean: St Vincent Coast Guard Security Advice to Yacht Owners

Advice to Yacht Owners and Operators Waterway Watch · Do not encourage Strangers on your yacht. · When in a ... (Read more)

Caribbean Security for Cruisers: Everyone’s Concern, Everyone’s Responsibility (01 Nov 2013)

Caribbean Security for Cruisers: Everyone’s Concern, Everyone’s Responsibility

Bad Things Really Happen: Recently, several serious security events against yachts have occurred in the Caribbean, including Tobago and in ... (Read more)

Piracy: Somali pirates on trial for hijacking French yacht in 2009 (15 Oct 2013)

Piracy: Somali pirates on trial for hijacking French yacht in 2009

Three men from Somalia went on trial on Monday for the 2009 hijacking of a French yacht, which resulted in ... (Read more)

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Union Island: Violent attack on cruising boat (08 Oct 2013)

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Union Island: Violent attack on cruising boat

On 3rd October, sailing vessel Rainbow was anchored off Union Island at Frigate Island, which is attached to Union Island, ... (Read more)

Somalia: Puntland troops rescue hostages on hijacked ship (24 Dec 2012)

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- In a siege that lasted nearly two weeks, forces of  Somalia 's semiautonomous Puntland region raided ... (Read more)

Somalia: Piracy attacks drop to zero for first full month in five years (26 Aug 2012)

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As reported by The Telegraph There has been no successful hijack since June 19, when a fishing dhow was seized, ... (Read more)

Honduras, Catarasca Lagoon: Single Handed Cruiser Loses Boat to Pirates (08 Aug 2012)

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Courtesy of the Cruisers Network Online Cliff Vaughs of S/V Amistad, who has sailed Central American waters for 20 years, ... (Read more)

Chandlers return to sailing after pirate horror (02 Jul 2012)

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The Telegraph has another interesting report on the Chandlers case, this time from the perspective of Rachel's brother who negotiated ... (Read more)

EU Naval Force Delivers Blow Against Somali Pirates On Shoreline (08 Jun 2012)

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From the article posted on www.sail-world.com Sun, 3 Jun 2012 For the first time in the long, sad, tragic story ... (Read more)