Tim Konrad

Tim Konrad is the founder of gCaptain's sister site UnofficialNetworks.com.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Ship Photo of the Day – Haunting Image of Sunken Boat in the Antarctic

twistedsifter.com: In this haunting image by Ruslan Eliseev, we see the sunken remains of the 76-ft Mar Sem Fin, a Brazilian boat that was used for scientific and educational expeditions. The boat, which...

May 25, 2015
Total Views: 86

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

How NOT To Ride Your Motorcycle Around Boats

Requesting permission to board, Captain. Lolo, a motorcycle journalist for Moto Journal, shows you how not to ride your Yamaha bike around narrow docks.

December 4, 2012
Total Views: 6

Saturday, November 24, 2012

VIDEO: New World Speed Sailing Record = 59.38 knots

This unbelievable video shows the VESTAS Sailrocket 2 smashing the sailboat speed record with an ‘outright speed’ record of 59.38 knots.   VESTAS Sailrocket 2. “The magic mile” world record*… Two days...

November 24, 2012
Total Views: 183

Monday, October 1, 2012

The Deep – Based on a True Story of One Man’s Survival

Based on an astonishing true incident that took place on the frigid seas off Iceland in 1984, The Deep fashions a modern-day everyman myth about the sole survivor of a shipwreck, whose...

October 1, 2012
Total Views: 474

Monday, September 24, 2012

VIDEO: How NOT to Put a Yacht in the Water

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dt9yd-xqnI How NOT to put a yacht in water. Bet he wishes it was a submarine right about now!

September 24, 2012
Total Views: 6

Friday, August 24, 2012

Ship Photo of the Day – Holland America Line’s Zaandam in Dry Dock

MS Zaandam is named for the city of Zaandam, Netherlands near Amsterdam. It was built by Italy’s Fincantieri yard in Venice and was delivered in 2000. She is part of the ‘R-Class’ and a sister ship to MS Volendam, MS Rotterdam, and MS Amsterdam.  MS Zaandam was christened by...

August 24, 2012
Total Views: 52

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
new york city prison barge

NYC’s Prison Barge – The Most Depressing Barge in the World?

New York City Prison Barge, The Vernon C. Bain Center (VCBC), is an 800-bed jail barge that is designed to handle inmates from medium- to maximum-security in 16 dormitories and...

July 31, 2012
Total Views: 1439

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Any G.I. Joe Fans Out There Remember Shipwreck?

Shipwreck (G.I. Joe) File Name: Delgado, Hector X. Grade: CPO Birthplace: Chula Vista, CA Primary Specialty: Navy SEAL Secondary Specialty: Gunner’s Mate Motto: “The way I drive attack boats, the...

July 26, 2012
Total Views: 131

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Power of the Ocean – Huge Waves and Heavy Seas | 3 Incredible Videos

In the words of the great John Bossie “Mother Nature and the Sea are extreme forces that must be respected at all times.” Here are some videos that illustrate the...

July 25, 2012
Total Views: 50

Friday, July 20, 2012

Ship Photo of the Day – Container Ship in San Francisco Bay

photo by, Timothy Konrad Container Ship passing by San Francisco, California

July 20, 2012
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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Canal Facts, History & Photos – 5 Historic Canals

Mariners have been using man made canals since the time of Mesopotamia. Here is a look at five famous and historic canals from around the world. Panama Canal- Panama The...

April 9, 2011
Total Views: 328

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography

The power and beauty of time lapse photography is rarely as dramatic as when it is shot from a ship. This clip of the Houston Ship Channel, 500 Knots on...

January 12, 2011
Total Views: 34

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Disney’s OCEANS now on DVD.

If you are a fan of dramatic nature films or just looking to get some Christmas shopping for the little ones out of the way you should think about picking...

November 6, 2010
Total Views: 7

Thursday, October 28, 2010

McDonalds Fish Ship – “Alaska Ocean”

McDonalds Fish Ship – “Alaska Ocean” If you have ever eaten a McDonald’s Filet-o-fish there is a good chance that it came from the Alaska Ocean. The Alaska Ocean is...

October 28, 2010
Total Views: 1195

Monday, August 30, 2010

Ship Photo of the Week – San Francisco, CA

This weeks photo was taken by gCaptain Staff from a roof top in downtown San Francisco, California. It is of a Container Ship operated by Yang Ming passing through San...

August 30, 2010
Total Views: 4

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Ship Photo of the Week – Cordova, Alaska

This weeks photo come to us from off the cost of Cordova, Alaska. courtlevephoto.com

August 22, 2010
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

After Another Close Call, Transocean Changed Rules – New York Times

This morning the New York Times published an article entitled After Another Close Call, Transocean Changed Rules that points to Transocean’s critical changes to its own policies for handling oil...

August 17, 2010
Total Views: 3

Monday, August 16, 2010

Interesting Ship of the Week – The USS Independence (LCS 2)

The design for Independence (LCS 2) is based on a high-speed trimaran that can make more than 40 knots (74 km/h; 46 mph) and has a range of 10,000 nautical miles. It was delivered...

August 16, 2010
Total Views: 421

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Photo of the Week – BOURBON MISTRAL

Photo by Lars Grepstad On the North Sea – Photo of the Bourbon Mistral The Bourbon Mistral platform supply vessel was the first ship with the Ulstein’s X-Bow design which...

August 7, 2010
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

5 Subsea Tunnels

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Crosses: Chesapeake Bay Length: Two one mile long (1.6 km) tunnels. Length Toll Plaza to Toll Plaza: 20 miles Connects: Eastern Shore of Virginia with Hampton Roads,...

August 3, 2010
Total Views: 418