Monday, May 26, 2008

Question On Weather Routing

gCaptain reader and Meteorologist Brad Snook writes: I spent 13 years as a Meteorologist, recommending routes and forecasting seas and swells for merchant ships around the world. During those years,...

May 26, 2008
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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

gCaptain Featured – Sail Magazine May 2008

A big gCaptain welcome to the 2,000+ new visitors that have stopped by this week. The reason for the influx? Our CEO, Captain John Konrad,  wrote an article on...

April 30, 2008
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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Reuters & Sail Magazine

Congrats to gCaptain contributer Richard Rodriguez for the recent syndication of his post on whaling protests by Reuters. Next stop a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Washington State Ferry...

March 12, 2008
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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

eLORAN 101 – The Return Of LORAN C?

Could it be time to dig out your old ten point dividers and loran-c charts? Probably not but the same technology behind these devices is making a comeback. HKLaw tells...

February 5, 2008
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Thursday, November 22, 2007

Holiday Gift Guide | Spot Globalstar Messenger – Emergency Locater

Panbo, the marine electronics blog, brings us today’s gCaptain Holiday Gift Suggestion. The unit is the SPOT Satellite Messenger & Emergency Locater and it’s fairly amazing. First a note. This...

November 22, 2007
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Wednesday, November 7, 2007

UHF / VHF Bluetooth Headsets for the Mariner

Panbo, our favorite marine electronics blog, brings us Standard Horizon’s new Bluetooth Enabled Headset for marine VHF radios (amazon link). They tell us; Standard Horizon plans to introduce this Bluetooth...

November 7, 2007
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Thursday, October 11, 2007

indestructible usb flash drive

I was recently on deck with a mate I work with and while faking a mooring line his USB stick fell out of his pocket and onto the deck. After...

October 11, 2007
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