Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-08-2011, 18:20   #1
Registered User
Extemporaneous's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Canada
Boat: Corbin 39 Special Edition
Posts: 909
Piracy 'Soars' Off Coast of Benin

It's is bound to spread.

BBC News - 'Piracy soars' off coast of Benin

Do the best you can EVERY step of the way and maybe, just maybe......
It will be good enough!
Extemporaneous is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2011, 18:26   #2
Registered User
bobsadler's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Shenzhen, China
Boat: Nauticat 42 (Jersey, U.K.)
Posts: 381
Send a message via Skype™ to bobsadler
Re: 'Piracy soars' off coast of Benin

the west african coast is dangerous in general but the nigerian coast is particularly dangerous. i had diving support vessels working for me off the niger delta last year and they were festooned with razor wire. we had two small naval patrol boats with additional security personnel (u.k. ex-special forces) onboard. the patrol boats did piquet duty. oilfield supply boats are regularly boarded, ransacked and crew members taken hostage.
SV Karen M
bobsadler is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
English Channel from West to East in Early September: Better French or UK Coast ? Franziska Europe & Mediterranean 9 07-09-2011 05:25

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 21:55.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.