2018 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 2018 Holiday Gift Guide  is a selection of the finest gifts of … [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...]

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...]