DATE: 2020-12-11 23:59
LOCATION: No Location Listed See Narrative
EVENT: Attempted Piracy
STOLEN ITEMS: Unsuccessful piracy attempt
DETAILS: Four(4) yachts were transiting from Martinique to Guadeloupe. At position 15.5432N 061.2407W, about 3 kilometres offshore Marigot, along the north eastern coast of Dominica, pirates first laser targeted and then attempted to board one of the yachts around midnight. The 2 pirates in an open boat were wearing hoods/balaclavas, had handguns and spoke English with an island accent. The boarding was not successful, and a report was made to French authorities.