Friday, April 20, 2018
language of ships

Recommended: ‘The Secret Language of Ships’ in Hakai Magazine

Our recommended read this week is a piece published by Hakai Magazine titled The Secret Language of Ships.  For the story, author Erin Van Rheenen and photographer (and tugboat engineer)...

April 20, 2018
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Best Maritime Books To Read – A List By Merchant Mariners

Sure, the gCaptain forum contains a few surly comments but, just as a comment seems out of line, we are reminded of the intellect and curiosity of our fellow mariners. The...

January 26, 2010
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Sunday, February 10, 2008

Signal Flags

Wikipedia has a good entry detailing the meaning behind each of the Signal Flags. Click on the image above to view the rest.

February 10, 2008
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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Lego Ships – M/V Lego Aircraft Carrier, Lego Lighthouse, Lego Bulk Ship

In celebration of Lego’s 50th anniversary we bring you Lego Ships, Lego Lighthouses, Lego Aircraft carriers and other nautical lego sets. Lego Aircraft Carrier This absolutely enormous Lego aircraft carrier...

January 29, 2008
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Sunday, October 28, 2007

Maritime News of the Week – gCaptain’s Top 10 Picks

  Here are gCaptain editor’s Top 10 upcoming picks of the week from gCaptain’s Maritime News Discoverer. Please Vote on the ones you like to have them published. WIGS come...

October 28, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Names Survive Countless Years At Sea

Ships have been around for thousands of years but it’s interesting to note that most of the traditional names have survived. We know that not all our viewers at

October 23, 2007
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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

gCaptain Blogroll – Near Coastal

I wanted to take some time and thank some of our partner sites; Maritime Experts from around the web. I also wanted to take the time to explain each one...

August 29, 2007
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