Approximately 90 Nautical Miles South West of Al Mukhala, Yemen, Gulf of Aden.
Dockwise, the world's leading shipping company in the transport of yachts, has requested 'more Leeway' from the Netherlands Government to counteract pirates and threatened a change of flag if it is not forthcoming.
The fact that a pirate in a leadership role used the Internet to research the four Americans on board the yacht Quest, who were later killed by the boarding team of 14 pirates, sends an alarming message to cruising sailors who divulge a lot of information about themselves in cruising blogs.
- Why many experienced captains are never given a chance to get a position on a 30+ m ?
- What is really covering your yacht crew member insurance ?
- During the season, is there enough time for safety drills and training ?
- Can Captains count on duty crew members at dock in case of emergency ?