The following is video of seatrials aboard a newly built German ship. The video commentary states “When testing the anchor winches it became obvious that something was wrong with the brake”, an understatement indeed. Enjoy:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAcfaMDcY68[/youtube]
Captain John Konrad is co-founder of Unofficial Networks, Editor In Chief of gCaptain, and author of the book Fire On The Horizon. He is a USCG licensed Master of Unlimited Tonnage and, since graduating from SUNY Maritime College, has sailed a variety of ships from ports around the world.
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