Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Evolution of STCW, a Satire [VIDEO]

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

February 22, 2012
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Sunday, February 12, 2012
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A Possible Cure for Seasickness…Royal Caribbean’s Gyroscopic Pool Table

I had heard rumors in the past that some ships had outfitted their rec rooms with pool tables, but I never quite believed it.  Why the heck would you

February 12, 2012
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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Fire in the Sky – What Causes Auroras?

The following article originally appeared on,’s sister site and the leading ski and snowboard industry website. By

February 8, 2012
Total Views: 111

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Name this Beach Debris…

Using state-of-the-art chemical forensics, it took a team of scientists at LEAST a few hours, if not days, to identify this debris that washed up on a Gulf

January 31, 2012
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Thursday, January 12, 2012
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The Thickest, Scariest Waves Ever Surfed, Caught on Phantom Camera

BIGGEST TEAHUPOO EVER, SHOT ON THE PHANTOM CAMERA. Teahupoo, Tahiti is widely known throughout the world of surfing as having the most powerful break on the

January 12, 2012
Total Views: 81

Thursday, January 5, 2012

The Filipino Monkey Strikes Again (and again and again…)

13 January 2008 – So I’m watching CNN and I do a double take after the reporter (in a completely straight face) says “The harassing radio

January 5, 2012
Total Views: 1153

Monday, October 31, 2011
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The Real Deal… Mike Horn Takes Young Explorers to the Far Corners of the Planet

I was walking along the seawall at the US Naval Academy last night when I saw the slightly lit shape of a huge sailboat moving silently and easily amongst

October 31, 2011
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A gCaptain Halloween – Navy Ships in Razzle Dazzle

Some of you may remember a cartoon which appeared during World War I, a drawing showing an inquisitive stranger talking with the gateman at a railway crossing.

October 31, 2011
Total Views: 162

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

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

October 26, 2011
Total Views: 22

Monday, October 3, 2011

Skiing On A Ship? Ski Your Way Through The Caribbean Sea On The Back Of A Cruise Ship!

This article originally appeared on gCaptain’s sister site and the leading ski and snowboard blog, This has to be the most out

October 3, 2011
Total Views: 40

Monday, September 12, 2011

Ship Photo of The Week – Overcrowded boat nearly collides with giant horse, grounds in Nevada desert

With most of today’s news being rather depressing, I thought I’d lighten the mood a little bit with this photo from last weeks “Burning Man

September 12, 2011
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Friday, August 26, 2011
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Covered In Oil – Summer Swimsuit Edition

  Does this make you wanna protect the ocean?  Or are you too distracted right now to have an opinion… Via Unofficial

August 26, 2011
Total Views: 230

Sunday, August 21, 2011

TECH: Google Street View is shifting to the global waterways, starting with the Amazon

For over four years now, Google has been driving around the world’s roads to bring you 360-degree street-level imagery. The project is called street view

August 21, 2011
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Friday, August 19, 2011
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Scandinavian ferry runs aground while captain stuck in toilet

The Finnish ferry KING carrying 54 passengers ran aground Friday after its master got stuck in the bathroom, according to a report from Reuters based on a

August 19, 2011
Total Views: 40

Monday, August 15, 2011

A Soviet “smart” barge… [VIDEO]

I wonder if using their backhoe as a giant paddle was part of their plan all along… Or maybe the backhoe and the barge were in cahoots the whole

August 15, 2011
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Friday, August 12, 2011

A Thousand Year Storm…

By John J. Miller Tropical Storm Emily petered out over Cuba last week, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warns of “high hurricane

August 12, 2011
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Thursday, August 11, 2011

And you thought your rotation was bad? Try 17 months straight…

  14 sailors aboard the OSM Arena are about to be released after spending an astonishing 17 months at sea anchored off Chennai Port in India. The

August 11, 2011
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Monday, July 25, 2011
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Top 5 Modern American Maritime Badasses

What does it take to be an American Badass? Well strikingly rugged good looks help (only because it attract strikingly good-looking ladies) but bravery, a keen

July 25, 2011
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Sunday, July 24, 2011
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You know you’re in a maritime town when…

Saw these socks at Grauls supermarket in Annapolis, Maryland the other day.

July 24, 2011
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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Blingitty bling BLING!! History Supreme: The world’s most pretentious yacht [UPDATE]

If you want to go really big, the Maltese Falcon might be a good option, but if you want to go straight up Malaysian gangsta, you need one of

July 20, 2011
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