Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Pirate Tragedy in Venezuela

As we consider our winter options and begin to allow the promise of warm weather sailing sway our decision, we are abruptly reminded of cruising dangers beyond those of Mother Nature. Noonsite has reported another piracy attack off the Venezuelan coast. In recent years piracy has increased around the globe, particularly in southern Caribbean, Indian Ocean and SE Asia, and the trend is expected to continue as the worlds’ economy shifts.

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