Sailing and Leisure

  • Danish Yacht Taken

    Pirates in the Arabian Sea hijacked a yacht carrying seven Danish passengers, including three children, the Danish government said Monday, in the first reported attack on a small pleasure vessel […]

  • Yacht Tragedy

    The four Americans aboard their captured yacht, S/V Quest in the Indian Ocean, have been shot dead by Somali pirates, the US military has reported. US naval forces on the […]

  • Pointing The Finger

    Ecoterra, an organisation run by volunteers from in and outside Somalia, has become increasingly high profile as its piracy reporting  has become the mainstay of many a news source. Given the recent taking […]

  • Loose Lips…

    There are growing concerns that the yacht Quest and the Americans onboard may have been specifically targeted. Before the attack a Somali pirate allegedly told an Associated Press reporter in […]

  • Yacht Peril

    The hijacking of the yacht Quest, and the taking of four Americans as hostage has once again raised the issue of yachting and pirates. NATO Shipping Centre advises yachts not […]

  • American Sailors Captured

    Americans sailing on a yacht off the coast of Oman have been taken hostage by Somali pirates, an international maritime watchdog says. The S/V Quest, owned by a retired couple, […]

  • Sailing Into Danger

    The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its advice for all but but essential travel by yacht and leisure craft on the high seas (more than 12 nautical miles […]

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