Tag: yacht

  • KDF blows up seized yacht

    Yacht linked to Briton. KDF blows up yacht seized with heroin worth Sh22m Kenya Defence Forces have blown up a yacht that was found trying to sneak in 7.6 kilogrammes […]

  • Federal Appeals Court Upholds pirate convictions

    Men convicted of fatal attack on American yacht. Federal Appeals Court Upholds 2 Somali Pirates’ Convictions By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press Two Somali pirates convicted in the shooting deaths of […]

  • Cocaine haul and corpse found on yacht

    A decomposed body and 200kg (440lb) of cocaine have been discovered on a grounded boat off the coast of Tonga, police say. The drugs, which were hidden in the hull […]

  • On-Board Protection System

    The rise in piracy and the general concern about the vulnerability of pleasure craft and their occupants has made yacht security a fast-growing industry. LSN (LifeSafetyNow) On-Board Early Warning Protection […]

  • Freedom Demand

    A South African couple kidnapped by Somali pirates a year ago has made a direct appeal to be released. Bruno Pelizzari, 52, was captured with his partner Debbie Calitz, 49, […]

  • Pirates Sentenced

    Two Somali pirates who hijacked a South African yacht off the coast of Tanzania last November were sentenced to up to seven years in prison by a Dutch court. Tried […]

  • Guilty Plea

    A Yemeni man plans to plead guilty to piracy next week for his role in the hijacking of a yacht off the coast of Africa that left four Americans dead, […]

  • Ill Treatment

    Two Danish hostages held since February were reported to be ill but their captors were not willing to let a doctor see them, according to reports. The Danish woman and […]

  • 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 […]