Skip to comments.Pilot Boats In Giant Waves
Posted on 01/26/2013 11:18:56 AM PST by navysealdad
Two Interceptor pilot boats in a big storm with 10m (33ft) breaking seas off Roches Point, Cork, Ireland
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I had already watched this one...amazing.
I have had to navigate similar waters off the coast of Washington in my 60 foot Ocean....pretty scary stuff...
Yikes! I need a barf bag just watching that.
I was thinking the same thing.
Fishing off the Columbia River bar near Ilwaco WA. Biggest waves I had ever experienced. Everyone got sick except the boat crew.
Cowabunga. Boat surfing. Who was the blooming idiot lashed to the bow railing taking photos?
I was surfing early this week in 6-8' when a couple of ten footers rolled in. Their power still scares the h*ll out of me - awesome.
The sea was angry that day, my friends.
Like an old man sending soup back at a deli.
This looks like a scene from “The Perfect Storm.”
I was once in a Jon boat on a lake in Kansas when a thunderstorm quickly blew up. That is what the lake looked like from my vantage point. I would be in troughs where I couldn’t see the land which was just a few hundred feet away. And no this wasn’t the boating incident where I lost all my guns.
No biggie for a Coastie on a 44
I was once in a horrible windstorm in the Straits of Juan de Fuca in a 40’ Tollycraft. The Coast Guard was very busy rescuing people that Labor Day weekend and I heard not everyone made it. We finally got back to Vancouver Island and hid in a cove until it blew over. Very scary!
The only ones that seemed to be ok were the sailboats.
Juan de Fuca can blow up in a second.
I used to watch weather very carefully before even getting close to it.
A 40’ Tolly would be interesting, but at least you had one of the best built boats for the conditions...
This landlubber enjoyed watching it, but the music almost became like a JAWS revisited!
That storm sure looks like a Cork soaker.
An Ocean is a pretty nice boat as I recall
You must have a good time in the islands - which I’ve always thought are pure heaven.
Some serious water and seriously great captains.
I like the ad for new and used boats for sale on the bottom.
These should be considered ‘used’ ;)
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