About the Author:
Captain Nathan Lichtwar began his over 45-year life on the sea as a young sailor for the U.S.
Coast Guard then moved to tug boats, including a stint as a New York Harbor ferryboat operator.
Lichtwar is the owner-operator of Cielo e Mar Charter Service and New York Boat Charter, and
is publisher-owner of Cross Up, Long Islands Motorcycle scene.
Called the Old Man "of" the Sea, he has traveled extensively throughout the world, on and off the
beaten tract. He’s been a guest on OPRAH twice. His travels and adventures inspired the writing
of Peckerwood Twist, and is, as Nat likes to say, “…either 90% true and 10% false, or just the