T&T yacht attacked by Venezuelans on high seas

President of the Yacht Services Association of Trinidad and Tobago (YSATT) Tommy Johnson, has reported an attack on a yacht by eight Venezuelan nationals.

Johnson, posting to the YSATT's Facebook page, said that around 10.30 am Sunday, Sylph, a 55-foot Beneteau sailboat, was positioned about 15 nautical miles north-east of the Hibiscus oil platform, when it was approached by a group of eight Venezuelans in an attempted piracy attack.