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Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

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Originally Posted by skelmir View Post
Best defense is to be big, ugly, and carry a KA-BAR on your hip. But the downside is more than just robbers tend to avoid you.
As most cruisers are a bit beyond their "fighting" days, carrying any bladed weapon is pretty much supplying your attackers with another weapon.

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