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Re-Post - Travel Security, Part Four

Posted by Don Weiss on October 22, 2017 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Travel Security, Part Four

Part Four of our short series from Captain Rick.


See http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/prohibited/permitted-prohibited-items.shtm You can carry pepper spray in checked luggage on SOME airlines. Local cops not trying to rip you off typically won't hassle you for having it for DEFENSE. It is not against the law in any part of the world that I am aware of. EXAMPLE: Two US guys off a private sailboat walking down the street i...

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November 4th, 2017

Posted by Don Weiss on October 21, 2017 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

There are numerous 'articles' and other postings going around the fringes (?) of theInternet, concerning Nov 4th and planned demonstrations, riots, etc.

Not being a fear monger - just be aware of the possibilities and plan your life accordingly, avoiding troubles before they happen.

Here is a good article laying out just such a case - highlights below the link -


'Could this lead to Civil ...

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Re-Post_Travel Security Part Three

Posted by Don Weiss on October 21, 2017 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Travel Security, Part Three

Here's part 3 of our series on travel security tips from Captain Rick. He can be reached at [email protected]

lease provide feedback to me at [email protected] - or my twitter account.


. MOST HOTELS ARE PROTECTED by the individual country's innkeeper laws. In most cases, these laws clearly state that the hotel is not responsible for theft from your room... including the convenient room safe. If you are...

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Re-Post - Travel Security_Part Two

Posted by Don Weiss on October 20, 2017 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Travel Security, Part Two - Travel Tips

As promised, here is part 2 from Captain Rick.


Terrorist/criminal attacks at the Spanish/English/Japanese rail systems, Mexican border towns, Bali, Indonesia, Luxor, Egypt, London, England, and other tourist locations signal an increased threat to foreign travelers.

While visiting a new location, it is natural to tour local sites of interest. While sightseeing, you should keep good anticrime/antiterrorism prac...

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Return (Again) and a re-Post on Travel Security

Posted by Don Weiss on October 19, 2017 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Work gets in the way of posting - will do a better job in the near future. Also - feedback is welcome - [email protected] - or on twitter - message me at @yachtsecurity.

Here is a re-post of a pretty nice set of articles (6 parts, I believe) - enjoy and remember - feedback!! 8)

Travel Security Part One

A guest post – a six part series on travel security I came across at “Surviving in Argentina” - http://ferfal.blogspot.com/. I will a...

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Return - And a Post on TacFit

Posted by Don Weiss on August 20, 2017 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Greeting, again, to my three followers (you know who you are :) ).

I have been posting mostly to my twitter account - @yachtsecurity - very easy to use format, although limited in size.

So, check out my twitter, let me know what you want to read about, learn about, etc.

Today - just wanted to post my thoughts on TacFit - an exercise routine created by Coach Scott Sonnon.

For me, it has been a ...

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Posted by Don Weiss on April 28, 2017 at 2:10 AM Comments comments (0)

From https://www.safetyandsecuritynet.com/date-2016-10-27-2200-country-name-svg-location-detail-mayreau-salt-whistle-bay-event-theft/" target="_blank">Safety and Security Net - two articles. I haven't been re-posting most of their news - hoping that readers (all three of you 8)) will be checking/subscribing to the site. These two today I choose to highlight.

1) Mayreau Salt Whistle Bay, SVG - items stolen from an unlocked yacht that was boarded. Please lock...

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Keeping Your Vessel Safe

Posted by Don Weiss on March 30, 2017 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (0)

From Cruising World - Keeping Your Boat Safe While You're Away.

Switching to a new browser - my old one doesn't seem to do what it used to anymore. :/

I have recommended boat monitoring services int he past, and will continue to do so. A small investment that can save you from a big outlay in replacement (costs, paperwork and time) that I deem well worth it.

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March 2017 Links

Posted by Don Weiss on March 5, 2017 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Some stories I came across recently -

1. How To Survive A Mass Shooting - from Gizmodo - a nice, down to earth article - emphasizing preventative measures, and being prepared in dress and actions.

2. Why Not? - from Raconteur Report - a list of actions that people should be prepared to do at a moments not...

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Now or Never

Posted by Don Weiss on March 3, 2017 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

From Prepare To Tack - http://preparetotack.com/now-or-never/.

The article just appealed to me - about how the time is never 'quite right', or we are never 'quite ready'.

Nothing directly related ot security - just an overall philosophy that resonates.

Carpe Diem - Seize the day should be our motto.

Note: Having issues importing photos - hope to be resolved soon.