Superyacht Security: The 10 Best Ways To Protect From Pirates And Paparazzi

Jim Dobson

I have been fortunate to have experienced some of the very best superyachts in the world. Days spent drinking champagne while moored off tranquil Mediterranean coves, evenings spent traversing Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Adriatic and Tyrrhenian Seas, and waking up to the most amazing ports from Positano to La Paz.

Bonding with the captains and crew is always one of the highlights of yachting and I am constantly amazed at the new technologies and amenities added for comfort and safety. On one particular voyage, I was a bit apprehensive about some of the places we would anchor at every night. Small villages filled with inquiring eyes; large groups of natives would greet us when we disembarked to explore. It wasn’t until a month after I returned home that I heard about armed pirates boarding a similar boat, pistol whipping the captain and stealing the guest’s passports and money.

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Source: forbes.com

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