Volvo Ocean Race sailors briefed on pirates

This year’s course poses some unusual challenges for competitors in the Volvo Ocean Race. From the AP:

“With the race including Asian waters for the first time, piracy has become an added concern for the boats now sailing northward to India and then from there to Southeast Asia – until recently the world’s worst piracy zone before the surge of hijackings off the African nation of Somalia. …”

By Ocean Navigator