Piracy Reports 2014


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.


Summary of Security & Piracy Reports 2014

Colombia, Islas del Rossario, Isla Grande: Outboard theft – December 2014

Saint Lucia, Marigot Bay: Night buglary while owners ashore – December 2014

St. Lucia, Rodney Bay: Outboard engine stolen from yacht in boatyard – December 2014

Honduras and Guatemala Border, SE of Cayos Miskitos: Pursued by Suspicious Vessel – December 2014

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Bequia: Attempted break-in – December 2014

Dominican Republic, Boca Chica: Armed Boardings and Theft – December 2014

Saint Lucia, Soufriere: Night boarding and burglary – December 2014

Northern Malaysia: Attempted Boarding on passage – November 2014

Saint Lucia, Rodney Bay Marina & Lagoon: Spike in Petty Theft – September/October 2014

Saint Lucia, Soufriere & Marigot Bay: Night boarding and burglary – October 2014

Gulf of Aden, Yemen – approx 90NM SW of Al Mukalla: Attempted Piracy – October 2014

Grenada, Clarke’s Court Bay: Attempted Theft of Chained and Locked Dinghy – September 2014

Turkey South, Cavus Koyu (north): Burgled whilst ashore – September 2014

Grenada, St. George’s, Outside Lagoon: Theft from Anchored Boats – August 2014

Grenada, St. David’s, Grenada Marine boatyard: Burglary – July 2014

PNG and Solomons: Security

French Polynesia, Bora Bora: Deck equipment stolen – July 2014

Ecuador, Bahia Caraquez, Puerto Amistad: Burglary – June 2014

South of France, Cote d’Azure, Rade d’Agay: Night boarding & theft – June 2014

Dominica, South of Roseau: Boarding and Assault – May 2014

Philippines, Palawan, Rio Tubbataha: German couple abducted from yacht – April 2014

Panama, Balboa, Taboga Island South: Cruising yacht at anchor attacked by armed gunmen – March 2014

Brazil, Fortaleza: Assault and Robbery – April 2014

Brazil, Belem: Assault and Robbery – March 2014

Brazil, Salvador de Bahia, Itaparica Island: Assault and Robbery – March 2014

Mediterranean, SW Corsica, Gulf of Roccapina: Armed gunmen hijack yacht – February 2014

Caribbean, Martinique, Fort de France: Mugged after clearing-in – February 2014

Caribbean, BVIs, Tortola East, Fat Hogs Bay: Armed boarding – February 2014

Caribbean, St. Martin: Multiple crimes against cruisers – Jan/Feb 2014

Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: British Skipper dies in Armed Robbery – January 2014

Dominican Republic, Luperon: Burglary at Puerto Blanco Marina – January 2014

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