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Defend your Yacht from capture until the time runs out.
Work description.

Piracy Prevention is CEO/VIP Work featured in Grand Theft Auto Online added as part of the Executives and Other Criminals update.


As requested, your Yacht is about to undergo a full "piracy prevention" safety check. Please stand by for attack.
SecuroServ text message.
Piracy Prevention is attack and defense on the decks of a luxurious Super Yacht. Defending players spawn on the yacht while attacking players spawn on shore with access to boats, helis and Seasharks ready to head out and capture the upper deck.
Rockstar Newswire description.

Piracy Prevention sees an organization defending the organization's VIP's yacht from several attackers. The closest beach near the yacht will have several Seashark boats and Maverick helicopters for the attackers to use to get to the yacht. If the vehicles are destroyed, they will respawn a few moments later. Attackers have to board the yacht and stay in the upper deck area marked on the map for thirty seconds. If they are killed while capturing the deck, the timer will be reset until another player steps into the area. If an attacker is killed, they will respawn back on land closest to the yacht. Defenders will have to make sure the attackers don't capture the upper deck by any means necessary. Unlike the attackers, defenders will respawn on the yacht.

During Piracy Prevention, yacht defenses are disabled.[1] The player is unable to enter any Apartments, Garages, Bunkers, Facilities, Nightclubs or Offices or indeed their Yacht. They are, however allowed to access their Nightclub Garages. Los Santos Customs and Beeker's Garage are also closed, however other stores can be accessed.

Instructional Messages

Your VIP has started Piracy Prevention. Defend your VIP's Yacht Blips-GTAO-PersonalYacht.png to earn cash and RP.
You have started Piracy Prevention. Defend your Yacht with your Bodyguards to earn cash and RP.
Your VIP has started Piracy Prevention. Defend your VIP's Yacht to earn cash and RP.
[Organization] have started Piracy Prevention. Assault their Yacht Blips-GTAO-PersonalYacht.png and capture the upper deck to earn cash and RP.
The Yacht is being captured by attackers. Take out all attackers on the upper deck to stop them capturing it.
The upper deck is being captured. Keep [Organization] at bay until it is fully captured.
Players now know where your Yacht is anchored. Speak to your Captain if you would like to move it to another location around the coast of Los Santos and Blaine County.
The time has expired but the upper deck is being captured. Eliminate the attackers on the upper deck quickly to win.
The time has expired but the upper deck is being captured. Keep [Organization] away until it is fully captured to win.
You are unable to participate in Piracy Prevention whilst in passive mode.



  • The mission is titled as "Yacht Assault" and "Yacht Rob" in the game files.[2]

External Links


  1. AIRDEF_MISS = Yacht Defenses are disabled during Piracy Prevention.
  2. GB_YACHT_ROB.ysc.