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Miami Vice Yacht Accident Kills Passenger Near Biscayne Bay’s Monument Island

A tragic boating accident in Biscayne Bay near Miami Beach took the life of Raul Menendez. Menendez of Hialeah, Florida and his friends chartered the luxury yacht Miami Vice for a day of sun and fun in Biscayne Bay. The … Continue reading

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Indonesian Officials Seize 1MDB-linked Yacht; Prepare to Hand It Over to FBI

Acting on a request from the FBI made in late February, Indonesian officials have seized the luxury yacht Equanimity at Benoa Harbor in Bali, Indonesia. Investigators suspect the yacht was bought with the proceeds of embezzlement from 1Malaysia Development Berhad … Continue reading

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Watson’s yacht to stay in Queensland

Watson’s yacht to stay in Queensland QUEENSLAND has beaten international offers to snare the yacht Jessica Watson made history in as the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Read more on The Courier Mail

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Somali Pirates Kill Four American Hostages on Their Hijacked Yacht

KENYA: – Four Americans who were taken hostage by Somali pirates on their yacht February 18 off East Africa were shot and killed by their captors, Tuesday, February 22. Jean and Scott Adam from Southern California killed by Somali Pirates. … Continue reading

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Pirates Hijack Private Yacht, Hold Americans Hostage

Maritime lawyers have long been familiar with the threat that seamen face from pirates, especially those off the Somali coastline. Now, for four Americans on a sailboat in these pirate-infested waters, that threat has become reality. The four were on … Continue reading

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