Thursday, June 11, 2015

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...

June 11, 2015
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Friday, June 21, 2013

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

This weekend we will see the biggest, brightest moon of 2013, and we want to see your photos!

June 21, 2013
Total Views: 51

Friday, January 7, 2011

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...

January 7, 2011
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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Competition calls for innovative life jacket designs

Here at, 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...

November 9, 2010
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Monday, September 20, 2010

Name That Ship – What Is it?

We are looking for a few specifics on this interesting vessel including:

September 20, 2010
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Thursday, June 10, 2010
Ship Design

Interesting Ship of the Week – Split Hull Oil Recover Vessel (SHORV)

Earlier this week we challenged gCaptain readers in a contest to identify a rather odd looking ship (shown above).  Sure enough, the first commentor “Philip” nailed it, point us to...

June 10, 2010
Total Views: 147

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

gCaptain Contest: What is that?

We came across the above image while reading an article titled “WTF is that?!”.  Quite frankly, it got us thinking:  WTF is that? Be the first person to correctly identify...

June 8, 2010
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Friday, February 13, 2009

Ugliest Ship Contest

To help promote our friends at The Ugly Ship blog we are starting a contest for the ugliest ship. The top 5 contest winners, as voted on by our forum...

February 13, 2009
Total Views: 83

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

International Shiphandling Championship 2009

gCaptain is excited to announce, in partnership with TRANSAS, Professional Mariner Magazine and Northeast Maritime Institute, the First Annual International Shiphandling Championship to be held at Northeast Maritime’s Fairhaven, Massachusetts...

November 19, 2008
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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Mini Contest: What Is This?

We are giving away a free SPOT t-shirt to the first person who can tell us about what is going on in this image. Let us know in the comments…...

October 28, 2008
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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

SPOT Messenger Contest – The Results Are In!

We are excited to announce the winners of our SPOT Messenger Contest. They have been chosen randomly from our list of comment contributors during the contest period. Overall a very...

October 8, 2008
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Tuesday, May 6, 2008

gCaptain Birthday Contest Winners

Congratulations to Mr. Platt and Viessman, grand winners in our birthday contest. Our winners will be receiving: Apple iPod Sony Noise Canceling Headphones gCaptain tshirt (Pirchase Your t-shirt HERE) Congratulations...

May 6, 2008
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Thursday, May 1, 2008

gCaptain Birthday Givaway

Photo by Cinnamon In a short few days gCaptain will reach two big milestones…. one million pageviews and our first birthday! In celebration we are giving away a pair of...

May 1, 2008
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Saturday, January 5, 2008

MAIS Podcast – Episode 5

Episode 5 of Messing About In Ships is launched! Download the MP3 file here: Messing About In Ships podcast #5 This week’s highlights: “A Mariner’s Perspective” with Master Mariner Captain...

January 5, 2008
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Friday, September 7, 2007

Maritime Discoverer Contest – FREE iPhone

We are so excited by the capability of our Maritime News & Links Discoverer to bring you the best maritime related content that we have a HUGE announcement to make....

September 7, 2007
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