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Old 21-09-2015, 21:20   #1
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Dutch tourist murdered on sailing boat off Colombia coast

Dutch tourist murdered on sailing boat off Colombia coast


Sounds a little fishy, but let's wait and see.

Sorry to hear about this.
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Old 21-09-2015, 21:54   #2
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Pirates would have taken everything of value. 6 men? That's quite an operation to take just $11 each.

Confusing and incomplete indeed.
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Old 21-09-2015, 22:02   #3
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Yes, it's a very well protected area because of drug interdiction activity by both the Colombian Coast Guard, and also the U.S. Coast Guard. That's the last place you'd see pirates thriving.
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Re: Dutch tourist murdered on sailing boat off Colombia coast

Seeing as how I'm gonna be anchored there next week, I think I'll be leaving the gun locker open at night with the hatches closed and 80lb dog outside....


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Seeing as how I'm gonna be anchored there next week, I think I'll be leaving the gun locker open at night with the hatches closed and 80lb dog outside....


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Old 22-09-2015, 07:20   #6
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And keep an eye on your spouse.
Yeah, reading that story that's the first suspicion I had as well
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Old 22-09-2015, 07:34   #7
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And keep an eye on your spouse.
Let not let Oscar Pistorius cloud our judgement on this .......
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CAMERAS ELECTRONICS VALUABLES NOT TAKEN? ONLY $66????? THE THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO HMMMM....
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Old 22-09-2015, 07:43   #9
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Dutch tourist murdered on sailing boat off Colombia coast


Sounds a little fishy, but let's wait and see.

Sorry to hear about this.
I was in the area a few weeks ago; it seemed very secure to me. I agree that this sounds very fishy.
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Old 22-09-2015, 08:47   #10
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Why do I have to download an app to read this article? Sorry, not doing that.
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Old 22-09-2015, 08:56   #11
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"sounds fishy", or "wait and see"?
When someone has facts to report, I'd be interested. I had a drink with the crew of Lazy Duck only a couple weeks ago. I'm stunned.
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Why do I have to download an app to read this article? Sorry, not doing that.
Blue, welcome to the forums. Not sure what you're on but on my iPad the tap of the link takes me to Safari my web browser. No download, no problem.

Help us to help you by putting some info into your profile. Location and boat type will help to get the best localized info you may find valuable.
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A Canadian retired police officer was knifed there a few years ago.
Stay in well patroled areas. Do not isolated yourself.
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A Canadian retired police officer was knifed there a few years ago.
Stay in well patroled areas. Do not isolated yourself.
Yes in the Rosario archipelago. This couple from Québec city was savagely attaqued by 6 pirates. The mas was a retired police officer. The couple complained the police and authorities did not lift the little finger to help them or search for the culprits.

Blaming the victim is the most frequent way of discharging themselves used by Suramericano Police.
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It didn't ask me too. Used my cell phone. S5
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