heavy-weather


Thursday, March 4, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Louis Majesty’s Incident Video – AIS Data Plotted

Shown above, AIS provider VT Explorer plots the cruise ship Louis Majesty’s path as it encountered rough sea’s on March 3rd, 2010 (click image for

March 4, 2010
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Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Incident Photo of The Week – Tall Ship Capsizes, Students Rescued At Sea

Shown here, 3 lifeboats carrying some of the 64 students and crew that were rescued after the tall ship Concordia sank 344 miles off the coast of Rio de

February 23, 2010
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Weather

Beaufort Scale – Graphics

. Nautical charts and pubs change nearly as fast as the tide sending each sailing second mate back to kintergarden’s cut & paste lessons each time a

January 12, 2010
Total Views: 697

Thursday, July 2, 2009
Fire Incidents

Casualty Outlook

It’s been a bad week for lifeboats, once termed ‘the Pinto of the seas’. Over at Maritime Accident Casebook three incidents during drills and

July 2, 2009
Total Views: 4

Friday, April 17, 2009
Video

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

April 17, 2009
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Blog

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

January 27, 2009
Total Views: 3605

Saturday, November 29, 2008
Photo

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 SplashVision.com. Here at gCaptain.com

November 29, 2008
Total Views: 64

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Weather

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

November 26, 2008
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Video

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

November 18, 2008
Total Views: 1

Monday, September 22, 2008
Uncategorized

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

September 22, 2008
Total Views: 8

Thursday, June 5, 2008
Weather

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

June 5, 2008
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
USCG

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

April 30, 2008
Total Views: 3

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

February 28, 2008
Total Views: 119

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: 30

Tuesday, January 8, 2008
Photo

Russian HDR Storm Photos

EnglishRussia.com has some amazing photos of November’s deadly storm in the black sea. Click HERE to view the photo

January 8, 2008
Total Views: 8

Monday, November 12, 2007
Incidents

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

November 12, 2007
Total Views: 14

Sunday, October 21, 2007
Blog

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

October 21, 2007
Total Views: 716

Friday, July 27, 2007
Incidents

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

July 27, 2007
Total Views: 37

Monday, June 4, 2007
Video

The Deadliest Catch – Rogue Wave Edition

Some Rogue Wave Footage from “The Deadliest Catch”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_8hOai9hGQ&mode=related&search= Here is another

June 4, 2007
Total Views: 38