gCaptain Apple Watch Give-Away Contest

Today a brand new 42mm Stainless Steel Apple Watch with Sapphire Crystal Display and a Black Leather band arrived at gCaptain HQ and we are giving it away for FREE to a member of the gCaptain Jobs Board! PLUS the watch comes with AppleCare+... for a total value of US$768. PLUS we have one Moto360 black leather watch and one Pebble Steel Watch on hand for second and third … [Read more...]

On The Water Supermoon Photo Contest – Win a $50 Gift Card

This weekend will be the biggest and brightest moon of 2013, and we want to see your photos!! On 23 June 2013, a Supermoon will be occurring, NASA says. What that means is that the Moon will be closer to the Earth than at any other time during the year - in fact, the upcoming Supermoon will be the closest encounter between the Earth and the Moon until August 2014. And what … [Read more...]

Maritime Photo Contest? More like, “We want unlimited rights to your best photos, but don’t want to pay for them”

In case you see an ad such as this one: Make sure you read the fine print under the "Rules & Terms".  In this case it reads: "By entering the contest, entrants grant New Wave Media a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now … [Read more...]

Competition calls for innovative life jacket designs

Here at gCaptain.com, we are big proponents of safety in the workplace and often times for us professional mariners, that means reporting on technologies that are going to keep us alive should any of us hit the water.  We are always on the lookout for new and interesting items like PLB's, man overboard alert devices, fast rescue or lifeboats and, of course, life … [Read more...]