Women's International Shipping & Trading Association

WISTA USA – CT – NY/NJ – Book Club

March 18, 2021

Dear CT/NY-NJ Chapter Members,


We are very excited have author Tristram Korten join us for our first BOOK CLUB:

THURSDAY, March 18th

1200pm via Zoom

‘Into the Storm’

Author Tristram Korten discusses the book “Into the Storm” the true story of two doomed ships swept up into Hurricane Joaquin in September 2015 and a daring search-and rescue operation that shines a light on the elite Coast Guard swimmers trained for the most dangerous ocean missions.

Late September 2015, Hurricane Joaquin swept past the Bahamas and swallowed a pair of cargo vessels in its destructive path: El Faro, a 790-foot American behemoth with a crew of thirty-three, and the Minouche, a 230-foot freighter with a dozen sailors aboard. From the parallel stories of these ships and their final journeys, Tristram Korten weaves a remarkable tale of two veteran sea captains from very different worlds, the harrowing ordeals of their desperate crews, and the Coast Guard’s extraordinary battle against a storm that defied prediction.

For purchasing the book, there are good “used” options on Amazon. just be sure to choose the earliest delivery date 😉

To RSVP and receive the Zoom Meeting link please contact Kassandra Savicki or Eileen Molles.


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