storms


Saturday, July 31, 2010
Photo

Ship Photo of the Week – Storm in Valparaiso, Chile

This weeks photo comes to us via boston.com/bigpicture. Waves batter a merchant vessel stranded along the coast during a heavy storm in Valparaiso City, Chile,

July 31, 2010
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Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Weather

Beaufort Scale – Graphics

. Nautical charts and pubs change nearly as fast as the tide sending each sailing second mate back to kintergarden’s cut & paste lessons each time a

January 12, 2010
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Blog

Cruise Ship In Storm – Cruise Ship Balmoral Hits Rough Seas – Incident Photos

For the full list of gCaptain’s incident photos, CLICK HERE For most, the notion of a bad time on a luxurious vacation aboard a cruise ship is eating

January 27, 2009
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Saturday, November 29, 2008
Photo

ships in heavy weather – at sea photo slideshow

We found this interesting YouTube video of ships battling heavy seas and rogue waves. These photos have been provided by SplashVision.com. Here at gCaptain.com

November 29, 2008
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Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Video

Piloting Heavy Seas

. As a young cadet excited about an approaching storm the C/M told me something I find myself repeating; “You can tell the green hands from the old salts

November 18, 2008
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Friday, September 19, 2008
USCG

Riding Out Hurricane Ike: First Hand Account

Interesting video just released by USCG on Hurricane Ike.  USCGCImagery tells us: Petty Officer Third Class Lee Gutierrez explains how the crew of the Coast

September 19, 2008
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Monday, August 25, 2008
Weather

New From NOAA – Southeast U.S. Marine Weather Website

In a Press Release on August 19, NOAA announced its new Southeast U.S. Marine Weather website.  It reads: NOAA has launched a one-stop Southeast Marine

August 25, 2008
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Friday, January 25, 2008
USCG

USCG Boat Rescue – Video

During a January 4 storm, two 47-foot Motor Life Boats from Station Golden Gate responded to calls and assisted four boaters in distress, towing one of the

January 25, 2008
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Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Weather

Hurricane Tracking Mashup

Here is a list of gCaptain’s picks for the most interesting ways to track Hurricanes. 1) IBISeye.com’s Hurricane Tracker. Click on past and future

September 18, 2007
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Friday, July 27, 2007
Incidents

10 Lessons Learned For Sailing in Severe Weather

In a gCaptain exclusive we were able to discuss the May 2007 abandonment of the s/v Sean Seamour II with her captain Jean Pierre de Lutz. This story was

July 27, 2007
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