||02-11-2007 04:13 PM
Cruising Guide - Aden (Red Sea Route)
Not sure how many people on this board are debating whether to use the Red Sea Route or the South Africa route to cruise around the world, but I thought I would throw in my two cents.
I just sailed in the Gulf of Aden, and found it a pretty benign place to sail. I did stick mostly to the Yemen coastal side and all in all had a pretty good sail. The fishermen we met very friendly and helpful, and at no time did we feel threatened.
I've also written a cruising guide to the Port of Aden and posted it on my website. You can find it at: https://www.geocities.com/arkayos/aden.html
I also plan to post this message on the Indian ocean board. Any comments, or suggestions would be welcome.