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Old 01-11-2009, 09:08   #16
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I must admit to being geographically ignorant of the area in question. Can one safely transit from the Med to Asia and avoid bad guys without going around the Cape of Good Hope? If so why would one venture into a dangerous area? Dave
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You venture in a dangerous area for 2 reasons:

You have not done your homework and research.

You are a little stupid.

O one more.. You have a death wish.
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Mark: I don’t see where we disagree.
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I must admit to being geographically ignorant of the area in question. Can one safely transit from the Med to Asia and avoid bad guys without going around the Cape of Good Hope? If so why would one venture into a dangerous area? Dave
Because the Cape gets a bit windy and is a tad longer. The short way, as Gord mentions, has only a 1:24,000 chance of a yacht being picked up per year.
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Mark: I don’t see where we disagree.
OK I thought you bunged the Seyshells area in with the Gulf of Aden area.


Can we get back to nice topics like the shade effects of cocnut plams on tropical beaches?
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You venture in a dangerous area for 2 reasons:

You have not done your homework and research.

You are a little stupid.

O one more.. You have a death wish.
So James, tell us which route from Asia to the Med you would take...

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Simple answer

The opposite direction of the piratas. jajaja Saludos James
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2 Gringo tourists shot in Panama yesterday. 66 year old American and Russian wife. They were shot at Playa Blanca on the Pacific Side.... Wife died I heard.. No place is safe except open ocean and that can be dangerous too.
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You venture in a dangerous area for 2 reasons:

You have not done your homework and research.

You are a little stupid.

O one more.. You have a death wish.


THIS IS MY REPLY ON WHAT I WOULD SAY TO THE 2 BRITS CAPTURED, but I also said I hope they return home safe.. God bless
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The original poster suggested we read the Noonsite article

The writer of the Noonsite article suggested we read High Seas Security by Frank Camper

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I have read Mr. Campers other book LRRP and it was very good. This book however is nothing more than a few pages of very basic information for somebody that has no idea of how to load a Firearm.

If you have no idea how to lock your doors or if your prone to choking in the bath tub you might like this book.
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2 Gringo tourists shot in Panama yesterday. 66 year old American and Russian wife. They were shot at Playa Blanca on the Pacific Side.... Wife died I heard.. No place is safe except open ocean and that can be dangerous too.
There were approximately 1,382,012 violent crimes in the USA in 2008, including over 14,000 murders, 89,000 rapes, and nearly 900,000 aggravated assaults.

FBI ➥ Crime in the United States 2008

More ➥ http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/uscrime.htm

By way of comparison, Americans kill more Americans every year, than terrorists, pirates, or enemy soldiers.
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The opposite direction of the piratas. jajaja Saludos James
No James, you're not gonna get away with it that easy! The route, which countries and islands. Just so that you will find there's no way around piracy when you also don't want 40' seas on the nose ;-)

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GordMay,

Good point, thank you.

For those worrried about collisions at sea, a visit to WWW.Car-Accidents.com reports the following:

In the US during 2005 there were 6,420,000 auto accidents for a total financial cost of $230 billion. 2.9 million people were injured, 42,636 people killed, 115 people die every day or one death every 13 minutes.

Compare that with the Viet Nam war which killed about 52,000 in over ten years.

Based on both posts - its safer to go cruising!!
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No James, you're not gonna get away with it that easy! .

Yeah, PanamaJames
You must put some IQ into answers. A few lines of total crap is not up to your best posts of insightful intelligence.

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You are correct. No more wine tonight.. Pardoname and Good night
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