sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Australia Cruising USA Cruising Canada Boats for Sale Sail-World Racing Photo Gallery FishingBoating
Photo Gallery FishingBoating Video Gallery Newsletters
Sail-World.com : Maritime Anti-Piracy: The Captain's Guidebook
Maritime Anti-Piracy: The Captain's Guidebook


'Maritime Anti-Piracy:The Captain’s Guidebook - for sailing boats and super tankers'    .

If there is anything you ever wanted to know about piracy and protecting your vessel, whether it be a sailing boat or a super tanker, for a small donation of around $333, this up-to-date and definitive handbook will tell all.

Written by Peter King, ex Royal Marine and security consultant in high risk areas of the world, it has been produced to help Shipping Companies, CSOs and Captains of all vessels, from the smallest of sailing yachts to the largest of commercial ships, both at anchor and underway. The book provides not only a history of piracy worldwide, but also practical methods designed to protect sailors from the threat of piracy.

It gives in-depth information on all ways to protect the crew, vessel, and cargo from thieves and armed pirates around the world, not only in the Somali region, where yachts are warned off anyway, but around the world.

This global guide covers all the high-risk areas from the tranquil backwaters of South America to hostile and dangerous areas such as the Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean, and the Gulf of Guinea off West Africa.

The author has spent his career in the elite and secretive Special Boat Service (SBS), specialising in maritime counter terrorism, and is an expert at boarding ships, oil rigs and shore-based facilities. He has compiled this book drawing on his own knowledge along with input from current Captains from various yachts, superyachts and commercial ships, plus the information obtained from key agencies such as the International Maritime Organisation and International Maritime Bureau.

Peter King has spent the last seven years working in the Gulf of Aden High Risk Area and West Africa providing training, hardening, citadel emplacement and armed/unarmed security. He originally focussed on the private sailing and superyacht sector, but widened his scope as hijackings of merchantships increased; successfully repelling two Somali pirate attack groups.

Now he is the director of the International Maritime Anti-Piracy Advisory Group, IMAAG, and is in demand internationally as a Maritime Security Consultant. He began writing this book due to the lack of decent handbooks giving good, clear advice to all mariners, not only commercial shipping close to Somalia. At that time there were no Best Management Practice guidelines, however now the book is designed to supplement BMP 4 (Best Management Practices Version 4), not compete with it.

After reading this book, understanding its guidelines and implementing the practical and physical anti-piracy measures, any transit through a high-risk area, will be a much safer ordeal. The Captain, crew and vessel will be fully prepared for every eventuality with an intimate knowledge of how to react quickly, calmly and professionally.

A percentage of any profit made from the book will be donated to the Special Boat Service Association and Help for Heroes, a charity for helping those who have been wounded in wars.

Judging by the price it is aimed at those who are serious about wanting to learn about piracy prevention. If that's you, click here to purchase the book.


by Nancy Knudsen

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=108494

8:18 PM Tue 16 Apr 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
Piracy and the Cruising sailor

Related News Stories:

02 Feb 2013  Message to yachties from MSCHOA - Maritime Security Centre Horn Africa
21 Jan 2013  Somali pirate attacks wane, hope for yachts, but not soon
18 Jan 2013  Piracy Report - not a single yacht attacked in 2012
07 Jan 2013  Now Dad's Navy takes charge of pirate prevention
29 Oct 2012  Pirated sailors away on their dream sail
08 Oct 2012  Indian Ocean 'High Risk Area': Sailing yachts urged to stay away
19 Sep 2012  Pirate victims tell: What really happened
10 Sep 2012  Couple kidnapped by pirates triumph by setting sail again
29 Aug 2012  Piracy on the downturn in Somali waters
17 Jul 2012  Somali piracy - dramatic drop in incidents
MORE STORIES ...






Sail-World Cruising News - local and the World





Remember to properly dispose of obsolete distress beacons by Australian Maritime Safety Authority,




World ARC fleet bids farewell to Bali by World Cruising Club,














World ARC crews in Bali by World Cruising Club,


Could your sailing navigation use a tune-up? by Captain John Jamieson, Florida












The Boat Cookbook by BoatBooks,










World ARC fleet now arriving in Bali by World Cruising Club,
















Pack this sailing gear for 'hands-free' lighting by Captain John Jamieson, Florida




Europe tightens up on skippers competency certification
World ARC fleet departs Darwin under full sail
NOAA expedition discovers ship’s timepiece silent for nearly 200 years
Blue Planet Odyssey - Northwest Passage gate opens
A Cruising Guide to the Dominican Republic 6.0 now available
BNS Leopold I to commence counter-piracy operations
Africa Europe Challenge introduces 'Spectator's Package'
Wanted youth circumnavigators on a 'Voyage of Imagination'
Niagara-on-the-Lake, a popular cruising destination in Canada
The crowd-pleasing comforts of catamaran cruising
Death by Dinghy
'Sailing Stones' of Death Valley seen in action for the first time
Coast Guard searching for two boaters near St. Petersburg
20 coral species listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act
Shanghai to San Francisco in under 2 hours via supersonic sub
PSP Southampton Boat Show 2014 - 2 for £24 ticket offer ends soon
A case of crossed wires? A shocking situation!
How amazingly awe-inspiring the Arctic really is
New atlas provides thorough audit of marine life in the Southern Ocean
European Odyssey boats arrive in Lanzarote + Video
Multiagency rescue at Dunraven Bay + Video   
Canal Boating in the Alsace with the Galley Guys   
World ARC fleet arrives in Darwin   
Dangers of the Dinghy trip back to your boat   
European Odyssey visits Porto   
Timeless Tonga - Charter sailing in a Polynesian paradise *Feature   
A fine conclusion to the ARC Baltic 2014   
Where in the world are our strongest corals?   
Baltic 4 Nations fleet arrive into Stralsund City Marina   
Huff of Arklow nearing completion, expected on the water next month   
Incredible efforts to save yacht from being lost at sea   
ARC Baltic fleet visit six countries and six capitals in six weeks   
Helen Island, Palau -a beautiful and unique place   
Bart's Bash: Over 2300 entered from 588 yacht clubs - Join here   
Barnacle Busting   
From Penguins to Polar Bears   
Cornell turns back from the North West Passage   
A cruising guide to the ABC Islands - Spanish Edition   
Missing German tourists in the hands of Abu Sayyaf Group   
NCI granted dedicated VHF Channel   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph, contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW CRU NH
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT