Paul Lobo's Crossing the Bar: The Adventures of a San Francisco Bay Bar PDF

By Paul Lobo

ISBN-10: 1944824006

ISBN-13: 9781944824006

There is not anything placid approximately San Francisco Bay. Its raucous waters have hosted brutal storms, bold rescues, horrendous injuries, and numerous hours of drama and rigidity. Captain Paul Lobo understands that larger than most folks. As a certified harbor pilot in these treacherous waters, Lobo captained approximately 6,500 boats in a thirty-one yr career—everything from mega-yachts to the USS Enterprise to the affection Boat. each one journey tells its personal tale, and Lobo stocks many. right here readers will locate gripping, demanding event tales, all good told.

Reading Crossing the Bar is like being at the rolling bridge with Lobo. listed here are tragic deaths and lives stored, inspiring rescues, devastating storms, and the notorious and horrendous oil spill after the Cosco Busan rammed the Oakland Bay Bridge—which led to the 1st imprisonment of a maritime pilot for making an error.

Readers also will discover a December sea rescue Lobo assisted with in storm energy winds and giant seas. with no Lobo’s pilot boat and its crews’ ideal attempt, the send they kept could have foundered at the rocky Marin County, California, beach with the lack of all hands.

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