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First Pirate Attack of the Year Leads to a Warning for Cruisers

If there was any doubt that the Gulf of Aden was clear of pirates and it was again safe for sailing boats, this week’s report from the EU Naval Force operating in the region should dispel any thought of sailing … Continue reading

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Piracy Still a Clear and Present Danger in Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean

The European Union Naval Force Commander reminds yacht and leisure craft owners that piracy is still a clear and present danger in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. Rear Admiral Potts, who is the operation commander of the … Continue reading

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Pirate Threat Causes Dire Situation for India’s Only Marina

Talk about bad for business… The threat of Somali pirates along the Gulf of Aden continues to have an adverse impact on Kochi. Signs are still ominous for Kochi International Marina, the country’s first and only marina. With only one … Continue reading

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Cruising Shot of the Week

The Norwegian ketch Adriatica sails into the sunset in the Gulf of Aden. Submitted by Sverre Erik Henriksen, s/v Vagabond Virgin. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to comments@cruisingcomments.com.

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