What I gather from that is stay at sea and you have nothing to worry about!Sean, I don’t mean to get into a discussion about which society is more violent. Numerous studies and data show the USA to be worse than most OECD countries in most crime markers. But it’s certainly not the worst in all categories, and in some areas the USA looks much better than most. More importantly, by global standards the USA, and indeed most OECD countries, are very secure and safe.
Here’s just one overview study/comparson of OECD crime data.
Comparisons of Crime in OECD Countries
P.S. Don’t feed the trolls.
I spent several years living in the heart of Dallas, Texas. I now live in rural northwest Washington. The crime in Dallas was getting ridiculous as gentrification encroached upon all areas, displacing many of the lower income folk. Now we routinely leave our place open. Correlation does not mean causation, but when you start packing people together in a small area (urban environments), crime is most definitely going to increase.
Logic dictates that this is the same with the cruising community. Marinas will have a higher density of people and belongings, so there will be more crime. Then there are the logistical complications when you move to moorings and achorages, as well as a dramatic decrease in populous density.
It is one of the reasons the life is so drawing to me, personally. You can pick and choose you community and neighbors, and it is safe.
And you dont have to worry about neighbors feeding the coyotes.