Thursday, October 10, 2019
Friday, September 27, 2019
The Rescue: Maersk Montana Rescues Survivor of La Belle Vie
By Steve Miller, Third Officer, M/V Maersk Montana – “Let me know when he’s aboard!” came the voice through the handheld radio. It was the voice of the Captain, as everyone...
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Sailing Around the World, Alone…The Story of Captain Joshua Slocum
Solitude at Sea Three years, 30,000 miles The Hard Way Around: The Passages of Joshua Slocum by Geoffrey Wolff – Reviewed by John Rousmaniere, edited by Gene Epstein, Barrons Anybody hoping...
Monday, September 12, 2016
“By Guess or by God:” Catastrophe In The Heart of the Sea
by Colin D. Dewey In Nantucket, on Aug 5, 1819, the ship Essex: 87 feet at waterline, 238 tons, sailed. The Essex, an old, tired, ship, began what was planned...
Monday, October 1, 2012
The Deep – Based on a True Story of One Man’s Survival
Based on an astonishing true incident that took place on the frigid seas off Iceland in 1984, The Deep fashions a modern-day everyman myth about the sole survivor of a shipwreck, whose...
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Shipowner Defaults, Your Ship Gets Arrested in Port, Now What?
The shipping industry has certainly seen better days, which for some shipowners, has put them in a financial bind. A recent example is the VLCC Samho Dream which was recently sold...
Monday, October 24, 2011
Captain Bligh: A Man Misunderstood and the Epic High Seas Drama on HMS Bounty
By Alexander Rose, Wall Street Journal On April 28, 1789, mutineers commandeered HMS Bounty, en route from Tahiti to the West Indies with a cargo of breadfruit (intended as cheap,...
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Friday, July 29, 2011
Deadliest Sea: A True Story of Life and Death on the Bering Sea [INTERVIEW]
Rob Almeida’s interview with Kalee Thompson, author of Deadliest Sea. This incredibly well written book details the sinking of the F/V Alaska Ranger in 2008, and the subsequent high seas...
Friday, May 6, 2011
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Friday, October 1, 2010
Friday, September 24, 2010
The Gulf Stream Doesn’t Disappoint – an offshore sailing adventure
By Nat Spencer Two summers ago, after the finish of the 2008 Newport-Bermuda Race, three of my buddies and I were delivering a 45-foot Swan back to Newport, Rhode Island. It was...
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Dodge Morgan (1931-2010) – The passing of an American sailing icon
Associated Press When I was a kid, I remember being mesmerized by a 2-hour TV special about a man who spent 150 days sailing his 60-foot sailboat, American Promise, 27,000 miles around...
Saturday, July 31, 2010
Mary Celeste = the greatest maritime mystery of all time.
Undoubtedly the most famous of all the real-life ghost ships, the Mary Celeste was a merchant ship that was found derelict and adrift in the Atlantic Ocean in 1872. The...
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Monday, August 10, 2009
Liberty Ship JOHN W BROWN Open for Tours in Baltimore 13 – 16 August
The Liberty Ship S.S. JOHN W BROWN will be open for tours in Baltimore’s inner harbor August 13 – 16. She is one of only two remaining WWII Liberty Ships,...
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