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Old 28-02-2010, 03:37   #1
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The Gulf Of Aden

I have just heard that the small West bound flotilla of sailing yachts has arrived in Aden after transit from Salalah Oman under constant watch by Coalition Navies.
Here is a evening picture of Al Mukallah about half way along the Yemen coast.
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Old 28-02-2010, 04:13   #2
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Great Info

One of the best bogs from this time last year :
Google Image Result for http://notallthosewhowanderarelost.com/Pictures/LogPictures/2009/2009%20Yemen/aden%208%20sunset.jpg
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Old 28-02-2010, 04:56   #3
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My late brother did the red sea, Seychelles, Maldives, Durban many years ago. It hasn't changed much at all by the sound of it.
He too, talked of the 'dark ships' as the tankers then were under rocket attack from small boats.
And the joy of deserted islands, good fishing, excellent swimming, and happy sailing in his Snowgoose, Meander.
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Salalah to Djibouti (Total 771.5 Nautical Miles)

Depart Salalah @ 16̊ 57' North x 54̊ 00' East
Go 130 nm to
Waypoint #1 @ 15̊ 00' North x 53̊ 00' East
Then 278 nms to
Waypoint #2 @ 12̊ 30' North x 49̊ 00' East
Then 178 nm to
Waypoint #3 @ 12̊ 00' North x 46̊ 00' East
Then 60nm to
Waypoint #4 @ 11̊ 45' North x 45̊ 00' East
Then 118 nm to
Waypoint #5 @ 11̊ 40' North x 43̊ 09' East
Then 7.5 nm to
Waypoint #6 East Djibouti Anchorage @ 11̊ 37' North x 43̊ 07'

Here’s a 2007 Report from Pam and Dick Moore
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There is a good current blog at followtheboat - tales (not just) from the high seas - be aware that they are deliberately delaying postings and obfuscating their whereabouts for obvious reasons.
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Roaring Girl,
Is there a section missing ? No coverage of the Gulf of Aden is to be found in the blog.
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Any news of scheduled convoys traveling east from the Red Sea in June-August?
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