Hourly alerts available

Yachtsmen can now receive up-to-the-minute piracy alerts via email, text or Twitter thanks to a new service launched this week.

Followtheboat’s piracy update is constantly refreshed with news from the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden, taking into consideration the low-bandwidth email connection of many cruising sailors.

Data can be delivered hourly, daily or weekly.

For more information visit www.followtheboat.com/piracy.

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