Cooking At Sea, A Guidebook For Ship Chefs

A new book brings passion to cooking aboard ships. From our first post published over a decade ago gCaptain has been dedicated to bring news and information to everyone from ordinary sailors to shipping company CEO's. We are inspired by all professionals who work aboard and around the sea but what really excites us is learning about a passionate and engaged individual in a … [Read more...]

gCaptain Forums are Back up and Running!

Dear gCaptain Forum Members, The gCaptain Forums are back up and running.  It appears that a on or around June 29th, an unexpected surge of traffic to caused a number of errors throughout the site.  As a result, various features and functions of the Forums were not working as they normally would be, including errors in posting, searches and various … [Read more...]

Forums Upgraded & Back Online

After a failed upgrade attempt (and temporary server database crash) the forum is back online and the new version is both more powerful and easier to use! More details on the upgraded forum to come but, until then, many thanks to RZuber for his help with the databse recovery! If you run into any problems using the new forum please post them HERE or contact the gCaptain team … [Read more...]

Best Captain’s Quotes – A List By Professional Mariners

Every so often a discussion is started on the forum that can truly stand the test of time.  This one in particular has lasted nearly as long as gCaptain itself and has been lost in the archives on multiple occasions only to be brought back to life on the homepage by the most dedicated site searcher.  Without further ado, here is a list of the Best Captain Quotes contributed by … [Read more...]

YOUblog – Step Up To The Maritime Mic

Have a great idea you'd like to share with the industry? Ever think to yourself , "I could do a better job than these gCaptain guys"? Now is your chance to prove your worth. Created by gCaptain readers, the YOUblog forum features subjects of discussion that are of interest to our members. Anyone can contribute and the best submissions are promoted to the main gCaptain … [Read more...]