Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea

Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea

Michael J. Tougias


Now in paperback, a real tale as spellbinding and harrowing as The ideal Storm, “marvel- ous and terrifying” (Los Angeles Times)—published to herald the arrival of Tougias’s new hardcover, The most interesting Hours. 

On   the   morning   of November  21,  1980,   small  boats  set out  for  Georges  Bank,  a  profitable yet perilous lobster fishing flooring off the coast of Cape Cod. The nationwide climate carrier had forecast commonplace fall climate, and the younger, rugged crewmen aboard the ocean Fever and the reasonable Wind had no cause to anticipate that this journey will be any diversified from the handfuls they’d made previous within the season. however the basically climate buoy within the zone was once malfunctioning, and the nationwide climate provider had did not exhibit this severe element. and because the small boats headed out to sea, a immense hurricane was once brewing to the southeast, a livid maelstrom that might batter the boats with sixty-foot waves and hurricane-force winds. a real tale of disaster and survival at sea, it is a brilliant moment-by-moment account of seventy-two hours within the lives of 8 younger fishermen. such a lot striking is the tale of Ernie Hazzard, who spent greater than fifty terrifying hours adrift at the stormy open sea. 

Gripping and heart-pounding, Fatal Forecast is an unfor- gettable actual tale concerning the collision of 2 magnificent forces: the brutality of nature and the human will to outlive.

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