The Top 10 Best Nautical Inspired Board Games

This holiday season take a break from Netflix, Prime Video, and video games with some good old fashion board games. We say "old fashion" but the truth is that today's games are not going to make you roll your eyes as an opponent saves all her cash for Park Place and Boardwalk. Today's best sets make use of new game mechanics to keep the game interesting and moving along. Here … [Read more...]

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Santa's not the only one making lists and checking them twice this time of year. We know plenty of you out there in the are compiling wishlists in your tally books, guessing what your loved ones are pining for. This is where we come in. From coffee gear to gadgets and goodies, gCaptain's 2019 Holiday Gift Guide is a selection of the finest gifts of 2018. Drink 1) … [Read more...]

Wood Charts – gCaptain’s Favorite High End Holiday Gift

Over the years we've shared dozens of amazing products - from gifts for the working sailor to small stocking stuffers - in our Holiday Gift Guides and we have received a few emails asking what, apart from our own merchandise, single gift idea is our favorite. The answer: BelowTheBoat 3D WoodCharts! The brainchild of artist Robbie & Kara Johnson, … [Read more...]

gCaptain’s Best Nautical Books Of 2017

gCaptain is proud to announce the winners of our second annual award for gCaptain’s Best Nautical Books Of The Year. The year’s notable nautical fiction and nonfiction books of late 2016 and 2017, as selected by gCaptain’s editors. This list represents books we have read or reviewed in the past year (or so) and we believe are well worth your time.  P.S. … [Read more...]

Fun Nautical Gifts We Want In 2017

As each year passes in our wake, we’re building quite a collection of holiday gift guides. Last year, we introduced a new category to the family with our 2016 fun nautical gift guide, featuring a few unexpected gifts for the nautically minded. Ugly Shark And Santa Sweater For certain people the holiday season does not start with Thanksgiving meal, or the playing of … [Read more...]