Monday, July 3, 2017
cruise ship bow

Five (Or More) Short Blasts – On Sounding The Danger Signal

This is PART 3 of a series about the COLREGs. Scroll down for links to Part 1 & 2  by Captain  Grant H. Livingstone The Grand Daddy of COLREGs debate and interpretation...

July 3, 2017
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

COLREGs – Give Way or Stand On

by Captain Grant H Livingstone Part Two out of Three Part articles on COLREGS.  Are some professional mariners unintentionally violating COLREGS in a conscientious effort to avoid close quarters situations...

June 20, 2017
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Mastera icebreaking neste
Engineering News

Literally Speaking, Arctic Shiphandling is Completely Backwards

The idea was actually born in the in the ice-strewn reaches of the Great Lakes during the late 19th century when the car ferry ‘St. Ignace’ was built with bow propellers to...

April 19, 2012
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Sunday, August 7, 2011
yacht dismasted by oil tanker hanne knutsen

Idiot of the Month: Sailboat Dismasted by 120,000 ton tanker off Cowes

Sir, just because you are racing doesn’t alleviate your requirement to obey the rules of the road. Seriously, you’re an embarrassment to the sport of sailing and to whatever yacht...

August 7, 2011
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Thursday, July 28, 2011
TP52 vs tanker

We’re All Going To Die – One Race Committee’s Plan to Kill Sailboaters

Not sure why you would start a professional yacht race when an oil tanker was clearly heading toward the race course, come on Audi MedCup race committee, this is bulls*&%.

July 28, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
scott barnhill chemical tanker crossing

gCaptain vs. a Chemical Tanker

Ok folks, gCaptain was once again in another crossing situation with a tanker this past weekend.  We seem to be pretty good at finding ourselves in these predicaments lately… Photographer...

June 29, 2011
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Saturday, March 8, 2008

Rules, who needs them?

Rules, who needs them? by Captain John Denham A frequent situation popping up, expectedly in many areas in Asia and popular fishing grounds is to find oneself approaching a multitude...

March 8, 2008
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