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Old 09-09-2008, 19:01   #1
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Greetings cruisers! Great forum!

Question for seasoned Carribean Cruisers: Have you ever been boarded by unwelcomed guests like the Coast Guard, Federales, or worse? How deep did they search? Did they have drug sniffing dogs or were they just checking for paperwork?

Thanks for your participation, Bon Voyage!
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Old 09-09-2008, 22:55   #2
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Aloha Drifting,
Welcome aboard! I've never been boarded but have heard plenty of stories but have assisted in boarding ships off Venezuela as a Navy member helping the Coast Guard. They didn't use dogs but went into every hold on a few ships.
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Hi Drifting! And Welcome to the Cruisers Forum. There is a poll and a thread going on USCG boardings. Might do a forum search and join that discussion.
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