Monday, May 23, 2016

Conrad and the Mariner’s Craft: Sea Stories for Real Sailors (part 1)

By Colin Dewey, The maritime industry, perhaps more than any other industrial profession, respects tradition.  Sometimes though, seafarers seem to revere

May 23, 2016
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Thursday, June 4, 2015
Old Shipping Routes Map

Plot Logbook Entries from 18/19th century ship logs and you get this amazing chart

Scan a large collection of 18th- and 19th-century ships’ logs (1), plot them on a blank digital canvas canvas, and you get this extraordinary

June 4, 2015
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Friday, February 21, 2014
ice canoeing montreal canoe

Ice Canoe Racing…Only in Canada

Hundreds of years ago when the trading of dead animal furs was kind of a big deal in the area surrounding the St. Lawrence Seaway, the second oldest Canadian

February 21, 2014
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Monday, January 6, 2014
sunset sea ocean weather red sky

Red Sky in the Morning, Sailors Take Warning… And Other Nautical Lore Sayings

Ever since people tried to navigate the seaways, the prevailing weather has always been very crucial to the success of expeditions. To steer away from trouble

January 6, 2014
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