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The joy of sailing

How to make your navigation safe, How to react when receiving a MAYDAY. Sailing advice Make sure your nautical license and statutory documentation is up to date. Check that your vessel is sea worthy and that communication and other equipment is operating properly. Check the weather forecast for the area where you intend to sail. [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:24+02:00 August 14th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Safe journey

By car, motorcycle or public transport, at home or abroad, every journey must seriously prepared. Get all the information before and always remain careful to fully appreciate it. Preparing for your journey Before traveling, obtain travel information from the Traffic Information Centre by calling 011 (Spain number), or the Dirección General de Tráfico website www.dgt.es. [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 August 11th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Take precautions to prevent mountains accidents

Mountain in winter and summer remain a popular destination for recreational and sport activities. However, some basic precautions must be taken to prevent accidents.   Advice on how to move in the mountains safely A high percentage of accidents that occur in the mountain happen due to human error that can nearly always be avoided [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 August 6th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Be careful during water activities

At sea, on the rivers and lakes,summer rhymes with water activities. For swimming and recreational navigation remain a moment of pleasure, it's important to be cautious. Which precautions should we take to avoid fun to turn into tragedy. At the sea On the beach In order to stay safe on the beach, the authorities have [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 August 4th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Remain vigilant against car thefts

Such events can turn a day at the beach or a nice evening at the restaurant in far less agreeable moments... Learn how to avoid having your car robbed.  Park your car in a busy, well-lit environment. Do not leave personal items at sight, neither in the glove compartment nor in the boot. Keep your [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 July 27th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

How to prevent Burglaries

It's time to go on holidays ? Here are some useful things to do to protect your house from burglars.   Protect the access to your house 1 Remember to lock all the openings (doors, windows, garage) and close the shutters at night 2 Install outdoor motion detector lights for your yard 3 Put grills on [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 July 27th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

How to drive safely on the motorway

How to drive safely on the motorway... or how to reach your destination without any harm. I respect the speed limits I drive on the right side of the road and I use the turn signals I respect the safety distance I do not drive on the hard shoulder I  slow down while driving in [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 July 27th, 2015|Tips and advice|0 Comments

Spain – Record seizure of 48 tons of cannabis resin in the province of Cadiz

A historical seizure of drugs was carried out on June 26th, 2015 in Cadiz province, when the Algeciras harbour Guardia Civil services confiscated 48 tons of cannabis resin, hidden in two semitrailers arriving from Tangiers (Morocco). Both drivers were arrested. Investigations continue in order to identify the protagonists of the international network and the final [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 July 8th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

Franco-Spanish Mountain rescue exercise

The Belagua sector, in the Navarra region in Spain, was recently the scene of a Franco-Spanish mountain rescue exercise, which gathered 16 Guardia civil and Gendarmerie nationale personnel coming from mountain and helicopter units of Pampelune and Roncal for Spain, Oloron-Sainte-Marie for France. This exercise consisted in the simulation of an accident involving two climbers [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 July 1st, 2015|Member News|0 Comments

France takes over command of the European Gendarmerie Force Permanent Headquarters

On June 26th, 2015, colonel Francisco Esteban Perez, from the Spanish Guardia civil, was relieved by colonel Philippe Rio, from the French Gendarmerie nationale, as commander of the EUROGENDFOR Permanent Headquarters of Vicenza (Italy). The change of command ceremony was attended by several EUROGENDFOR authorities, among whom the general commander of the Italian Arma dei [...]

By | 2018-06-11T09:30:25+02:00 June 29th, 2015|Member News|0 Comments