Monday, October 28, 2019
Interesting

Securité, Securité, Securité : Transat Jacques Vabre 2019

A warning to vessels transiting the Atlantic Coast of France through the Cape Verde Islands to Brazil: A double-handed sailing race started from Le Havre, France on Sunday, 27 October,...

October 28, 2019
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
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How To Build A Massive LEGO Ship

Lego makes ridiculously cool MAERSK Lego ship kits but if you really want to impress your friends you’ll need to purchase haze grey blocks in bulk and build your own. You’ll...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 1321

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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WATCH: How To Pilot A Hovercraft

Large commercial hovercrafts are fast, highly maneuverable, can operate in a diverse set of environments and are extremely LOUD! But how do you drive one? This video from Apple Pi gives...

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Maritime News

Maersk Oil Sells North Sea Stakes

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Maersk Oil, a unit of Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk, has agreed to sell stakes in three North Sea fields to RockRose Energy,...

September 14, 2016
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Friday, September 2, 2016
World's Largest Lego Lifeboat
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Meet The New Guinness World Record Breaking (Lego) Ship: M/V Jubilee Seaways

Two weeks & over a million bricks built by 7,000 people in 21 countries all over DFDS culminated in an official Guinness World Record for Largest LEGO Ship (supported by...

September 2, 2016
Total Views: 36

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Love Dogs But Hate Seagulls? Then You Have To Meet Bailey The Seagull Security Dog

Two things most mariners have in common; they think of their pups as fellow mariners but consider seagulls to be little more than rats with wings. That may be why...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 21

Monday, August 22, 2016
U.S Navy Sideboys Vocal Group at USS Barry, Navy Ship DD-933
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The Sideboys – Rock’n The Oldies, Navy Style

Everyone knows the U.S. Navy has a killer marching band but did you know they also have a vocal ensemble nicknamed the Navy Sideboys? Neither did we until this video found its way into...

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 700

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You Can Scuba Dive For Diamonds But…

Wynand Hendrikse is a diamond diver. For 20 years, he’s spent his days sailing off the western coast of South Africa, exploring a private offshore concession an hour south of the Namibia...

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 60

Thursday, June 16, 2016
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USMMA Canceling ‘Sea Year’ Over Sexual Assault and Harassment Fears?

One of the great benefits of attending the US Merchant Marine Academy is the experience of going out to sea on US-Flag merchant ships. This is called ‘Sea Year’. While...

June 16, 2016
Total Views: 62

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Worlds Largest Rubber Duckie
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SPOTD: World’s Largest Rubber Duck

The World’s Largest Rubber Duck didn’t exactly fly south for the winter, but after a much needed off-season rest the cuddly floating fowl will abandon its nest and turn the...

May 30, 2015
Total Views: 10

Friday, February 21, 2014
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Evergreen

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 sport...

February 21, 2014
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Saturday, April 6, 2013
poseidon mystery island - underwater hotel
Offbeat

Underwater Hotels – The World’s Most Spectacular

When your looking for adventure travel, the maritime industry has some spectacular options. From eco-cruise ships to Freighter Travel and more, the ocean is makes for a great excuse to...

April 6, 2013
Total Views: 1051

Monday, October 29, 2012
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What Does Sandy’s Wind “Look” Like?

We’ve all seen those somewhat complicated NOAA weather forecasts with the 500 millibar lines and the frontal boundaries and unless you’re a meteorologist, or just really good at reading those...

October 29, 2012
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Friday, October 12, 2012
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Interesting

Giant Eyeball Washes Up on Shore

Any of you scurvy dogs missing an eye?  A beachcomber in Pompano Beach, Florida may have found it.  Doesn’t look human though. Any guesses where it came from?

October 12, 2012
Total Views: 21

Monday, August 27, 2012
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Crazy ‘Ol Coot Jumps from Ship’s Bridge Wing, Swims to Shore

Translated from Portuguese, thanks to Will van Dorp of of the tugster.wordpress.com blog for the translation: This person has been over 50 years a captain of ships in Aracaju. He is practical....

August 27, 2012
Total Views: 13

Saturday, August 25, 2012
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Anyone know this guy?

I think I might have run into this guy a bar in Rio a few years back, or perhaps it was at that tiki hut in Saipan… Anyone ever crossed...

August 25, 2012
Total Views: 32

Thursday, August 16, 2012
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Spaceship, or Whatever, Found in Russian Woods

I’m not sure what this thing is, or used to be, but whatever it is, I kind of want to salvage it and convert it into a house, or gCaptain...

August 16, 2012
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
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Who’s Gonna Catch the COK?! [NSFW]

Unofficial Olympic Sailing commentary by an Irishman who clearly knows nothing about the sport.

August 8, 2012
Total Views: 8

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Offbeat

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: 120

Monday, July 9, 2012
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Ship Video of the Week! Quadcopter Plus HD GoPro = AWESOME

On board the MV Pioneer, Australian marine engineer and videographer Luke Annells captured some very unique perspectives of his ship by using a “quadcopter” and an HD GoPro video camera while underway...

July 9, 2012
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