Miniature Watchcaps Are The Hardest to Find Christmas Gift This Year

In 2012, Starbucks coffee stores surrounding Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, the largest container port in the eastern United States, adorned some of their refrigerated beverages with miniature seafarers’ caps. The project, called 1200 TEAny Hats (because the hats topped Starbucks’ TAZO-brand tea bottles), helped SCI reach consumers to talk about the work of mariners who … [Read more...]

Christmas At Sea

By George Livingstone   It’s nearing the end of another year with the Holiday season upon us; most hope for goodwill and best wishes in the New Year.  For the mariner working away from home, perhaps even thousands of miles away in a place foreign, the season comes with mixed feelings.  Many involved with gCaptain (including the founders) are or were … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Cyber Monday Deals For Sailors

Last week we published a post titled Black Friday Deals For Sailors and it was immensely popular, generating almost a thousands purchases! Today we hope to do even better with this Cyber Monday guide.  Note: Many of these offers are for a limited time only and some (but not all) are only available in the US. P.S. Also be sure to check out Amazon’s Official Cyber … [Read more...]

UPDATED: gCaptain Holiday Gift Guide 2016

It's that time of year when the world falls in love and every song you hear seems to say "Merry Christmas"... it's also time for gCaptain to publish our annual Holiday Gift Guide. But before we do, gCaptain would like to wish you a Happy Holiday and remind you there are lots of great "Oldies But Goodies" in our previous guides: Wood Charts – gCaptain’s Favorite Holiday … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Black Friday Deals For Sailors!

Every year gCaptain compiles a list of holiday gifts and gear that the maritime community will love. This is a win-win because you get great gift ideas and gCaptain gets a small part of the revenue back from Amazon. Last year gCaptain readers purchased over $75,000 in gifts from our guide so our editors wanted to make sure that this year we find even better holiday gift … [Read more...]