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Old 28-06-2015, 01:06   #1
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Encounter with refugees

Hello!
I am sailor but also a director and screenwriter. I am currently developing a story which deals with the trafficking- and refugee-situation in the Mediterranean sea. I am looking for sailors who encountered refugees offshore. It would be very helpful to hear your experiences, thoughts, impressions. Please drop me a line if you saw or had interaction with refugees at sea or if you know about an encounter anyone else had. It would be very helpful for developing my story.
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Old 28-06-2015, 01:12   #2
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Marc,

There was one of the sailors in Europe last season had such an encounter, used their dinghy to ferry people in the water ashore. Carstenb may remember who it was, I do not.

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There are some threads on the YBW forum Liveaboard Link concerning a cruiser who assisted in a rescue in Greece last year.
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Marc.
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it was cf member If I remember correctly "normabrion" in greece
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it was cf member If I remember correctly "normabrion" in greece
I couldn't find a member named "normabrion", or similar.

Couple's boat rescues migrants crossing Mediterranean - CNN.com

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The name of the CF member is "NornaBiron", iirc. Thanks, atoll, for jogging my memory.

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It was us! Our story is here:

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