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Old 28-04-2008, 07:16   #1
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Red Sea - Indian Ocean - interested?

Hello, we are planning on sailing down the Red Sea and on to the Seychelles in December 2008. Due to fears of piracy off Somalia, we would be happier joining or organizing a flotilla to sail together for the risky stretch at least. We plan on exiting Bab el Mandeb around the beginning of December. If you are planning a similar trip at a similar time, feel free to get in touch. We have a 54 foot sailing monohull. Thanks, Yonatan

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Old 28-04-2008, 21:48   #2
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Aloha Yonatan,
Welcome aboard!! I can't do the trip but it really sounds interesting.
Good luck in finding a flotilla.
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John and Jolanda on s/y “JoHo”, who organised the Red Sea Rally (2007?), may have some pertinent advice.
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