Tuesday, April 10, 2012
POSH a Maritime Term?
‘Port out, Starboard home’ A popular theory holds that the term Posh is derived from the initials of “Port Out, Starboard Home,” the cooler, and thus more expensive, side of ships...
Monday, August 15, 2011
Just For Fun – gCaptain 2011 Pirate QUIZ
2011 gCaptain Pirate Quiz to test your knowledge of the marauders that plague our seas. Scorecard: 0-50% Pirate Bait 50-60% Landlubber In Disguise 60-70% Danger Will Robinson...
Monday, December 13, 2010
Kevlar balloons to raise sinking ships
Bob Couttie of Maritime Accident Casebook (MAC) points us to the following press release from BMT Group, explaining a “revolutionary new system” that uses “balloons” that rapidly inflate to provide...
Sunday, March 29, 2009
gCaptain Weekly Maritime News Quiz
Welcome to another addition of gCaptain’s Weekly News Quiz! the answer to each question can be found on the pages of gCaptain’s blog and Twitter Stream. Have fun! gcaptain_weekly_news_quiz
Monday, March 16, 2009
gCaptain’s Maritime News Quiz
Shocked that over 1000 people took last week’s Nautical Terms Quiz we decided to try out a new weekly feature: gCaptain’s Maritime News Quiz. The following questions are pulled from...
Friday, March 13, 2009
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Friday, July 18, 2008
Friday, July 4, 2008
Quiz – Titan Pullers?
You have all done well on the previous quizes so here’s a challenge. What’s featured in the picture above? UPDATE: Ignacio-Wenley Palacios correctly identified the photo as marine salvage equipment...
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Marine Geography Quiz
Test your marine geography knowledge with this URI/NOAA map of the World’s Largest Watersheds and Currents. To get you started here are the first three answers: Bearing Bering Sea Gulf...
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Thursday, March 13, 2008
gCaptain Quiz – Unusual Cargo
What is it?? A free gCaptain t-shirt goes out to the first person who can correctly identify this cargo. UPDATE: We have a winner. Charlie of Sea Wolf Engineering correctly...