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Wednesday, June 3, 2009
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Notebooks that take harsh weather

Navagear points us to “Rite in the Rain”: The folks from “Rite in the Rain” were at the Pacific Marine Expo, and I picked up a

June 3, 2009
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Saturday, April 25, 2009
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Abandon Ship Ditch Bag

Have an Iridium, VHF or SSB handheld radio aboard? What about a portable GPS? Create an Abandon Ship Ditch Bag that is waterproof, floats and will survive a

April 25, 2009
Total Views: 69

Friday, March 6, 2009
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The Halligan Tool – Fire Gear Locker

After my last Fire Team meeting the 2nd Mate said: “you must own stock in the Halligan Tool Company”. Well I don’t (such a company

March 6, 2009
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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World’s Sexiest Sextant? You Decide

MaritimeLinks.net (a must see site) brings us what is reportedly “The Worlds Sexiest Sextant” or less smashingly called the Cassens & Plath

March 3, 2009
Total Views: 208

Friday, December 26, 2008
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Digital Television Can’t Save Your Life…A 406 MHz EPIRB, PLB or ELT Can!

Most of you probably already know that starting in February 2009, over-the-air television broadcasts will be going digital in the United States. This means

December 26, 2008
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Mobilarm’s Crewsafe Man Overboard Safety System

gCaptain’s Co Founder, Tim Konrad, and Marketing Director, Mike Schuler returned this week from the International WorkBoat Show where they had a chance

December 9, 2008
Total Views: 31

Saturday, December 6, 2008
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Interview with The David Clark Company

When you think of The David Clark Company you might think about their iconic sage green colored headphones that are in use worldwide by both military and

December 6, 2008
Total Views: 14

Friday, November 28, 2008
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Load Up Your Agent’s Van With Amazon Prime

You pull into anchorage, plug your EVDO Card into your laptop and immediately begin to map out the stores you need to visit once the ship is docked. We

November 28, 2008
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, November 25, 2008
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Holiday Gift Deals For The Mariner

This week is the busiest shopping time of the year for those of us living in the US. The economy isn’t the strongest this year so we thought we’d

November 25, 2008
Total Views: 3

Friday, November 21, 2008
Maritime Security

Maritime Security Expo – gCaptain Review

gCaptain made an unscheduled stop this week at the Maritime Security Expo in Long Beach. The event showcases new technology and ideas that improve the security

November 21, 2008
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, November 12, 2008
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Incredibly Small Satellite Antennas For Ocean Broadband Internet

Our friends at Panbo bring us a sneak peek at KVH‘s ultra small broadband satellite antenna for ships. They write: Yup, at not much bigger than a

November 12, 2008
Total Views: 316

Thursday, November 6, 2008
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gCaptain’s Travel Gear – An Office Aboard Ship

Note: This is not our gear or our ship. <-click for photographer details. This is an article that was originally posted in July, but with the holiday season

November 6, 2008
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
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Holiday Gift Guide | Spot Messenger Package – $60 Off

The gCaptain SPOT Messenger Contest is now closed and the units are in the mail but for those looking to get a unit of their own West Marine has

October 21, 2008
Total Views: 9

Monday, September 22, 2008
gCaptain

gCaptain Contest – Win A Spot Satellite Messenger

The SPOT Contest is now closed, but you can keep commenting as if it were open.  Thank you everyone for your participation.  We will have the winners

September 22, 2008
Total Views: 7

Friday, August 29, 2008
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Golden Shellback – Behind The Scenes Photo

Two new Golden Shellback items today. Above is a recent photo of Inventor Sid Martin with the equipment used to apply the coating and at the bottom of this

August 29, 2008
Total Views: 7

Thursday, July 31, 2008
Video

Golden Shellback Visits NBC’s Today Show

Our friend, Sid Martin of Golden Shellback fame was on the Today Show this morning dunking Matt Lauer’s blackberry in a fish tank full of water. I hear

July 31, 2008
Total Views: 17

Saturday, July 26, 2008
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A Secret Look At Golden Shellback Water Resistant Coating

Photo By Tom Jervis Last year Sid Martin, Director of Technology at Northeast Maritime Institute was faced with a dilemma. He had been hired to spearhead a

July 26, 2008
Total Views: 61

Friday, July 25, 2008
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Golden Shellback – Hands On Review Of Weather Resistant Phone

gCaptain just returned from a whirlwind tour of San Francisco with the Northeast Maritime Institute’s Golden Shellback development team. Highlighting the

July 25, 2008
Total Views: 18

Monday, July 21, 2008
Interesting

gCaptain Exclusive – Shellbacked iPod Touch Video

Golden Shellback Waterproof Coating from gCaptain on Vimeo. This is video of the Golden Shellback coating in action. We will be keeping you updated with more

July 21, 2008
Total Views: 36

Saturday, July 19, 2008
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Golden Shellback Preview – Run Electronic Gear Underwater

| Stumble It! | Del.icio.us The above video is just a preview of what’s to come later this week…. stay tuned for all the details on Golden

July 19, 2008
Total Views: 5
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