Thursday, August 30, 2018
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Advice For A Young Ship’s Officer

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A new ship can be an intimidating place for a deck officer, so here are a few tips to get you started and to remind you...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 399

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Interesting

Watch: ‘Look Who’s Docking Now’ Hilarious Anti-Drinking While Boating PSA

The Norwegian NGO who brought us How to Dock Like a Boss and How to Launch Like a Boss is back with its third commercial reminding viewers that “docking is...

June 28, 2018
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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WATCH: Cruise Ship’s Horn Gets Stuck on Blast… Hilarious Fail

The P&O cruise ship Oriana was departing Southampton’s City Cruise Terminal last month when its horn malfunctioned and got stuck on blast for more than 20 minutes.  The hilarious fail was of course...

December 13, 2016
Total Views: 40

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Olympic Laser Sailing Race
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VIDEO – Olympic Sailing Commentator Has No Clue

This Irish commentator has absolutely no idea about sailing (heck, I’m not sure this guy could pilot a kayak) but he tries to narrate the Olympic Laser dingy race. It is...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 33

Monday, March 21, 2016
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Interesting

The Internet Wants to Name the UK’s New £200 Million Polar Research Ship, RRS Boaty McBoatface

Once launched in 2019, it will be one of the most sophisticated polar research vessels ever built. A $300 million state-of-the-art newbuild capable of carrying out the most advanced floating research...

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Classic Video: Legendary Pilot Used to Dive Off Ships, Swim Back to Shore

Apparently this guy was a local legend down in Brazil. He was known around the port of Aracaju as Zé Peixe, or Joe Fish, aka the swimming pilot. He spent his...

February 3, 2016
Total Views: 313

Monday, February 1, 2016
News

WATCH: Three Little Pigs Prank Aboard USS Kennedy

This video is making its way around the internet today as possibly one of the greatest pranks in U.S. Navy history. Now I don’t know if I’d go that far but...

February 1, 2016
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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WATCH: Blue Whale Has Perfect Comedic Timing

The timing on this is flawless.

August 19, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, July 13, 2015
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WATCH: Logos Hope Deck Crew vs Massive Bee Swarm

A lifeboat onboard the MV Logos Hope is swarmed with bees while in Kochi, India, forcing some of the deck crew to go to battle with some help from firefighting...

July 13, 2015
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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‘Mayday We Are Sinking’ – This German Coast Guard VIDEO Never Gets Old

This video side-splitting video is not new. In fact, it was first posted on gCaptain way back in May 2007 but, we ask you, does it ever get old? [contextly_sidebar...

May 6, 2015
Total Views: 776

Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Sailor Tells Best ‘Laziest Person’ Story of All Time

In a recent Ask Reddit subreddit, one user posed the question: "what is the laziest thing you've ever done?" One sailor's response by far takes the cake.

February 5, 2015
Total Views: 1876

Monday, July 21, 2014
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Watch: How Not To Pull Your Boat Out Of The Water

Here are two examples of how not to pull your boat out of the water, in honor of summer of course.

July 21, 2014
Total Views: 2

Monday, June 16, 2014
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VIDEO: Cocky Relief Captain Fails at Line Throwing

This relief Captain was apparently giving the deckhands a hard time so they had him put his money where his mouth is.

June 16, 2014
Total Views: 6

Friday, April 11, 2014
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Dutch Reporter Gives Best Interview Ever – Video

A Dutch reporter is onboard a ship to interview the Mayor of Kampen when, well, this happens...

April 11, 2014
Total Views: 21

Monday, October 28, 2013
Interesting

WATCH: Guy Gets Hilariously Rude Awakening in Norway

A reminder to always sleep with one eye open...

October 28, 2013
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Blog

WATCH: Salty Fisherman Catches Seagull Mid-Flight

Welcome to the party!

August 13, 2013
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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Arrr! Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Piracy is no laughing matter, especially these days, but let’s face it, talking like a pirate is. That’s why every year September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. ...

September 19, 2012
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
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Ship Photo of The Day – Johan’s Ark

This week in Crazy S#[email protected] Rich People Do, we have Johan Huibers from The Netherlands who this week opened the doors to his Noah’s Ark re-creation on a river just...

August 1, 2012
Total Views: 9

Friday, May 18, 2012
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Incident Video of The Week – Pizza Delivery

I know this is technically the second Incident Video of The Week but I felt like this is a good one for a Friday afternoon and rules are made to...

May 18, 2012
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
German Coast Guard Commercial
USCG

A Failure To Communicate – The Best YouTube Commercial Ever Made

It’s that time of the year,  time to play  – once more – gCaptain’s all time favorite TV commercial… the German Coast Guard.

February 8, 2012
Total Views: 64