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:
About John Konrad
Captain John Konrad is the founder and CEO of gCaptain and author of the book Fire On The Horizon. John is a USCG licensed Master of Unlimited Tonnage, has sailed a variety of ships from ports around the world and is a distinguished alumni of SUNY Maritime College.