After Decades Of Failure I Am Confident Short Sea Shipping Will Return To The USA. Here’s Why.

  Today's episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast was recorded in the wake of the Blue Highway Conference hosted by SUNY Maritime College.  We report on major work being done by MARAD and maritime industry stakeholders to defibrillate the once vibrant but now ailing near coastal and inland waterway transportation system.  In this podcast we ask the … [Read more...]

The Captain’s Secret Revealed

In today's episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we reveal the secret every good ship captain knows but few ever reveal. A secret that boosts confidence, authority, health, courage and can even help you find love. Warning, this episode contains some explicit language. Don't miss the latest episode.... subscribe to our podcast today via: Anchor Google … [Read more...]

Too Many gCaptain Readers Are Being Idiots At Sea

Please drop everything now and go buy a PLB, EPIRB or AIS SART! Yes, they really are that important... in today's episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we explain why. Don't miss the latest episode.... subscribe to our podcast today via: Anchor Google Podcasts Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify Stitcher Coming soon to iTunes. … [Read more...]

How To Learn To Tie ANY Knot

  In today's episode of The REAL gCAptain Podcast we teach you how to master any knot and remember it for life! Material Needed: A great knot book or Grogs Animated Knots One arm's length of 550 Paracord.   Don't miss the latest episode.... subscribe to our podcast today via: Anchor Google Podcasts Pocket … [Read more...]

A Simple Way To Prevent Fatalities At Sea

The saying goes that today's marine safety regulations where written in the blood of mariners who sailed before us... but is that statement true? Or is the USCG and IMO forgetting important lessons from the past? In today's episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we explore historical incident investigations and propose a simple idea for preventing future fatalities at … [Read more...]