Thursday, May 26, 2011

Is it possible to guard your yacht from Somali pirates?

There are many pressing problems in our time; like, Fukushima just to pick an example at random. And yet, the BBC is concerned that many of us, cruising in our yachts off the Horn of Africa - an invitation to disaster - might be insufficiently prepared to deal with pirates.

As Christine Lagarde - hot favourite to replace DSK at the IMF, said of the collapse of Lehman Brothers: "Holy Cow!"