Friday, April 17, 2009

Sea Storm Playlist: Videos of Ships in Rough Seas

A friend of gCaptain was recently tasked with finding videos of ships in foul weather.  Here’s a sneak peak at a few of the many videos he found.  You can...

April 17, 2009
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Cruise Ship In Storm – Cruise Ship Balmoral Hits Rough Seas – Incident Photos

For the full list of gCaptain’s incident photos, CLICK HERE For most, the notion of a bad time on a luxurious vacation aboard a cruise ship is eating some rotten...

January 27, 2009
Total Views: 2004

Saturday, November 29, 2008

ships in heavy weather – at sea photo slideshow

We found this interesting YouTube video of ships battling heavy seas and rogue waves. These photos have been provided by Here at we would love to see your...

November 29, 2008
Total Views: 54

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

2008 Hurricane Season Wrap-Up

This years Hurricane season officially comes to an end this Sunday and the 2008 season certainately lived up to NOAA’s expectations as one of the more active seasons on record....

November 26, 2008
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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Piloting Heavy Seas

. As a young cadet excited about an approaching storm the C/M told me something I find myself repeating; “You can tell the green hands from the old salts by...

November 18, 2008
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Monday, September 22, 2008

Surviving Hurricane Ike – Galveston, Texas

While this audience is less likely to be impressed than most, Lou Minatti has video of surviving Hurricane Ike aboard a workboat in Galveston Bay. We know some of you...

September 22, 2008
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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Surviving Heavy Weather On A Rowboat – Roz Savage

In 1896 the first ever row across a major body of water was marked in the record books. Since that day when Samuelson and Harbo completed their voyage over 200...

June 5, 2008
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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Coast Guard Morro Bay – Surfboat Training

The following happen so close to gCaptain Headquarters here in Morro Bay California that our CEO called from his ship to make sure the building was secure and relatives were...

April 30, 2008
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Thursday, February 28, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Rescue On The High Seas- USCG Helicopter Crew Interviewed

INTERVIEW WITH USCG RESCUE HELICOPTER CREW This past July, in a gCaptain and Robin Storm exclusive, we brought you the Lessons Learned by North Atlantic freak wave survivor Jean Pierre...

February 28, 2008
Total Views: 69

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Cruise Ship “Voyager” Battling Storm – Video

Here is some video of the cruise ship Voyager battling the 2005 cyclone Valentina off the coast of Majorca. The full story: LINK

February 12, 2008
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Russian HDR Storm Photos has some amazing photos of November’s deadly storm in the black sea. Click HERE to view the photo set.

January 8, 2008
Total Views: 7

Monday, November 12, 2007

5 Ships Sink in Russia – Death and Environmental Catastrophe

Breaking weather news from Russia. Bloomberg tells us; An oil spill from a tanker that sank in a storm in waters between Russia and Ukraine threatens an “environmental catastrophe,” said...

November 12, 2007
Total Views: 8

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Incident Photo of the Week – Norwegian Dream

Photo of the Norwegian Dream after encoutering a sucession of 25+ foot waves in 2005 colliding with the ‘Ever Decent’ while transiting the the English Channel in 1999. The report:

October 21, 2007
Total Views: 340

Friday, July 27, 2007

10 Lessons Learned For Sailing in Severe Weather

In a gCaptain exclusive we were able to discuss the May 2007 abandonment of the s/v Sean Seamour II with her captain Jean Pierre de Lutz. This story was first...

July 27, 2007
Total Views: 21

Monday, June 4, 2007

The Deadliest Catch – Rogue Wave Edition

Some Rogue Wave Footage from “The Deadliest Catch” Here is another unfortunate but interesting video on fishing in heavy seas: More Links: Wikipedia: Rogue Waves

June 4, 2007
Total Views: 18