I think it important to realize that Daesh has a goal of driving a wedge between the Muslim and Western worlds. Therefore, what helps prevent such an incident is making sure they know that the sailing community is not going to bolt for the doors the second anything goes awry.
This type of mentality was ingrained in me as a teenager when living in London during car bombings. I was proud to continue to school
right past one bombing and lived on a street where an embassy was bombed.
It takes away their power if they know you will not cower.
In the same way I have taken a pledge that if I was ever kidnapped or harmed I will not pay any ransom. Instead my family
will post large rewards for capture of those involved and trial for their crimes.
I certainly live, it sounds, in a far more dangerous place than Turkey.