Tag: yacht

  • 4 Men Jailed For Smuggling 29 Vietnamese Nationals Into UK Via Small Yacht in April 2019

    February 25: Four men who smuggled 29 Vietnamese people into Britain on a small yacht before forcing them into the back of a van have been jailed. Devon and Cornwall Police were contacted on 12 […]

  • Piracy Incident on Yacht Near Rio Naya, Colombia Results in 1 Dead, 1 Missing, 1 Injured

    January 20: On Monday, an unspecified number of “heavily armed” persons reportedly boarded a yacht near the mouth of the Naya River on the border between Buenaventura and Cauca in […]

  • S. Korea aids yacht in Gulf

    News coincides with a suspected piracy approach on a yacht in the Gulf of Aden this week. Navy’s Cheonghae unit rescues two foreign yachts off Somali coast The South Korean […]

  • Yachter’s pirate encounter

    Roy Erez, sailing to Jamaica, was forced at gunpoint by crew of local fishing boat to take on unknown passenger; vessel later boarded by soldiers, redirected to Colombia Israeli yachtsman […]

  • Yachters dodge attack

    One very lucky family. Australian Family Saved from Pirate Attack off Yemen Pirate skiffs were finally scared away from a private yacht off Yemen when Japanese and Pakistani warships came […]

  • Ransom demands for hostage

    Ransom demand issued. No talks with Abu Sayyaf for German hostage SUMISIP, BASILAN—Various factions of the Abu Sayyaf group have demanded ransom money for German captive Juegen Kantner, who has […]

  • Pirates jailed over fatal attack

    Owner murdered during attack. Somali pirates jailed by French court for fatal hijacking Paris – Seven Somali pirates were sentenced to between six and 15 years in prison by a […]

  • Pirates on trial in France

    Pirates accused in Tribal Kat incident. Somali pirates face trial in France over deadly hijacking Seven suspected Somali pirates accused of hijacking a French yacht, killing its owner and putting […]

  • German yacht hijacked

    Hijacking of sailing vessels unusual in region. Two Germans kidnapped after yacht was hijacked in Indonesia POSTED BY SVILEN PETROV The German yacht Faraway was hijacked in Strait of Lombok […]

  • Dutch Teacher Killed Onboard Sailboat

    Six armed men boarded yacht. Dutch Teacher Killed Onboard Sailboat in Cartagena Cartagena – A DUTCH citizen, Durdana Bruijn, aged 54 (stated as 60 in other reports), was apparently killed […]