Le Ponant Crew Released by Pirates – Video of Pirate Capture and Crew of Le Ponant

Posted: April 14, 2008 in boating, boats, sailboats, sailing, yachts
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Le ponantLe Ponant Yacht Crew Tells of Hostage Ordeal with Somalia Pirates. The hostages released from the Le Ponant luxury yacht told the press Sunday how they turned water hoses on the rifle-wielding Somalian pirates in a desperate bid to repel them before being captured and held hostage for a week off the Somali coast. Video footage of the pirate capture and the crew being released for the pirates.

CLICK HERE to read more about the Le Ponant pirate story, and view the video of the pirate capture in Somalia.

  1. Lara says:

    Does anyone know the fate of the ship Le Ponant? I can find no mention of what happened to the ship itself.
    Thank you!

  2. emilyboats says:

    I hear it was being brought back to France -but I’m not sure where I hear it.

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