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arezba 09-10-2001 02:36 PM

Need info on sailing Indian Ocean
I am thinking about signing on as crew for a ship sailing from Thailand to the East Coast of Africa. I could use some advice from people who have sailed across the Indian Ocean.



dpierce 09-25-2001 02:05 PM

Need info on sailing Indian Ocean

The best advice is don''t do it. Piracy is alive and well in East Indies and Eastern Indian Ocean.


Denr 09-26-2001 06:16 AM

Need info on sailing Indian Ocean
I don''t know if you''ve listened to any of the news in the past two weeks but I can probably predict with a high level of certainty that the fecal matter is going to hit the rotary oscillator in that part of the world soon. Sky diving without a parachute or swimming with man, or for that matter women eating crocodiles might be safer. Seems foolish to me.

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