Friday, November 29, 2019
Tsuro of the Seas - A Game of Treacherous Waters

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...

November 29, 2019
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Nautical Christmas Gift Box

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...

November 29, 2019
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Friday, November 23, 2018

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...

November 23, 2018
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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...

December 20, 2017
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Saturday, December 17, 2016
Navy Ship Christmas Parade

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...

December 17, 2016
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Cyber Monday Deal Ship

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...

November 28, 2016
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Sunday, November 27, 2016
gCaptain Nautical Gift Guide

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...

November 27, 2016
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Friday, November 25, 2016
gCaptain Black Friday Deals

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...

November 25, 2016
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Monday, November 30, 2015

2015 Gift Guide – Cyber Monday Stocking Stuffers

Last week we brought you our official 2015 Holiday Gift Guide  followed by our Working Sailor’s Edition Gift Guide and today my email has dozens of messages from gCaptain reader...

November 30, 2015
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Friday, November 20, 2015
gCaptain Nautical Gift Guide

2015 Gift Guide – Working Sailor Edition

Santa’s not the only one making lists and checking them twice this time of year. We know plenty of you are compiling wish lists in your tally books, guessing what...

November 20, 2015
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
gCaptain Nautical Gift Guide

gCaptain 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Santa’s not the only one making lists and checking them twice this time of year. We know plenty of you are compiling wish lists in your tally books, guessing what...

November 10, 2015
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Fun Nautical Gifts We Want This Year

Apart from a Howard Miller brass chronometer given to us as a gift, the gCaptain office is mostly devoid of nautical trinkets (but you will find us wearing nautical t-shirts...

December 3, 2014
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Saturday, April 6, 2013
poseidon mystery island - underwater hotel

Underwater Hotels – The World’s Most Spectacular

When your looking for adventure travel, the maritime industry has some spectacular options. From eco-cruise ships to Freighter Travel and more, the ocean is makes for a great excuse to...

April 6, 2013
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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas From gCaptain!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays From All Of Us @ gCaptain! Update December 2014: Not sure how you all are getting here, but if you like big ships you should...

December 25, 2012
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Friday, December 7, 2012

Today We Remember Pearl Harbor – 71st Anniversary

It’s been 71 years since Japan attacked the U.S. military base at Pearl Harbor, the single catastrophic event that launched the United States into World War II.  Today we remember...

December 7, 2012
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Saturday, June 12, 2010

The Best Knives for the Pro-Mariner

I carry three things with me every time I go on deck. A Pelican Flashlight, Channel Locks and my knife. I have tried many and my absolute favorite knife is...

June 12, 2010
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Veterans Day 2009! would like to extend a big THANK YOU to all those who have served to defend our country this Veterans Day 2009! For a full history of Veterans Day,...

November 11, 2009
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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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 brochure, an all-weather pen,...

June 3, 2009
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Google Changes Veterans Day “Doodle” to Acknowledge Coast Guard

Google, the search engine and advertising powerhouse that is just about set to take over the world, is catching some real grief over their original Veterans Day logo (shown above)....

November 12, 2008
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Thursday, May 22, 2008

75th Annual National Maritime Day

Today marks the 75th annual National Maritime Day. In 1933 the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America officially declared May 22 as National Maritime Day....

May 22, 2008
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