Saturday, December 29, 2012
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This is How You Put Out a Boat Fire Like a Boss [VIDEO]

If you see a boat on fire, do you: Stand by and film it with your phone? Put that [email protected]#% out? Filmed at Lake Lyndon in New Zealand.

December 29, 2012
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Blog

How NOT To Ride Your Motorcycle Around Boats

Requesting permission to board, Captain. Lolo, a motorcycle journalist for Moto Journal, shows you how not to ride your Yamaha bike around narrow docks.

December 4, 2012
Total Views: 4

Monday, October 15, 2012
Interesting

Gagnam Style Parody: USMMA vs. USNA – The Definitive Poll

USMMA’s Gagnam Style: VS USNA’s Gagnam Style: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhHufV9g4k4 Question is… Who does Gagnam Style better?

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 5

Monday, September 24, 2012
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VIDEO: How NOT to Put a Yacht in the Water

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dt9yd-xqnI How NOT to put a yacht in water. Bet he wishes it was a submarine right about now!

September 24, 2012
Total Views: 2

Thursday, September 20, 2012
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Drunk and Hallucinating Woman Jailed for Stealing Ferry While Yelling “I’m Jack Sparrow”

Now there is talking like a pirate, and then there is ACTING like a pirate. This woman chose the latter. According to media reports a UK woman, arrested for stealing...

September 20, 2012
Total Views: 57

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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Arrr! Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Piracy is no laughing matter, especially these days, but let’s face it, talking like a pirate is. That’s why every year September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. ...

September 19, 2012
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
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Who’s Gonna Catch the COK?! [NSFW]

Unofficial Olympic Sailing commentary by an Irishman who clearly knows nothing about the sport.

August 8, 2012
Total Views: 3

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Offbeat

Any G.I. Joe Fans Out There Remember Shipwreck?

Shipwreck (G.I. Joe) File Name: Delgado, Hector X. Grade: CPO Birthplace: Chula Vista, CA Primary Specialty: Navy SEAL Secondary Specialty: Gunner’s Mate Motto: “The way I drive attack boats, the...

July 26, 2012
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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The Evolution of STCW, a Satire [VIDEO]

Contact the RYA, see if they have a two-man crew, preferably a dyslexic, and an artist…

February 22, 2012
Total Views: 11

Thursday, February 16, 2012
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Bert and I Come Down to the Dock at About 6 O’Clock in the Early Mornin’

“Bert and I come down to the dock about six o’clock in the early morning. Bert went into the boathouse to fetch the pots and the slickers and I went...

February 16, 2012
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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A Failure To Communicate – The Best YouTube Commercial Ever Made

It’s that time of the year,  time to play  – once more – gCaptain’s all time favorite TV commercial… the German Coast Guard.

February 8, 2012
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Blog

Giant Lego Man Is At It Again….

The mysterious 8-foot tall lego man is at it again, this time appearing on a Sarasota, Florida beach sporting a t-shirt saying “no real than you are”. The rumored origins...

October 26, 2011
Total Views: 11

Friday, April 15, 2011
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I’m on a Boat! – Merchant Marine version

Here’s what happens when the crew of an LNG ship gets a bit stir crazy after being out at sea for months at a time.  If you’re at work, you’ll...

April 15, 2011
Total Views: 4

Thursday, March 24, 2011
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Gotta love those yachties [Picture]

This interesting pic was brought to our attention by albertpachino in the gCaptain forum with the title “Gotta Love Those Yachties – A Pic Says 1,000 words!”.  It sure does…

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 4

Friday, February 11, 2011
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Discoverer Enterprise to be drydocked in Alabama for a deep cleaning

The Enterprise played a key role during the oil spill disaster last summer, however floating in the oil-saturated ocean above the Macondo Well left her ballast tanks and hull saturated...

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 18

Saturday, December 25, 2010
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Twas the night before Christmas… tugboat style

Thanks to Seadog! for the Forum contribution… Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the tug, The AB was stirring, a sauce for roast pug. The dock lines were...

December 25, 2010
Total Views: 25

Friday, November 19, 2010
Collision

Maritime New Zealand passes out blame on Ady Gil incident

This video was an instant classic the second it hit the web and now, after months of deliberation by the powers that be, we officialy have someone to blame!  Well...

November 19, 2010
Total Views: 14

Thursday, November 4, 2010
Offbeat

Sea-life inspired sayings commonly used today

To mark the Year of the Seafarer, the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, a UK based charity whose goals is to help seafarers in old age, illness, or adversity, has launched...

November 4, 2010
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Uncategorized

The Color Green – A Sea Story

Aboard ship some of the most interesting characters are young seamen fresh out of high school. They turn to the sea for reasons of adventure, avoidance of responsibilities (or punishment!),...

October 6, 2010
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, September 7, 2010
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Yachting in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert

This photo comes to gCaptain via Burning Man 2010, the annual week long art event ending on Labor Day on a dry lake bed in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.  Burning...

September 7, 2010
Total Views: 0