Thursday, June 12, 2014
HMS Bounty Sinking USCG Photo

USCG Releases Investigation Report Into Tall Ship Bounty Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday released its report of investigation of the October 2012 fatal sinking of the tall ship Bounty during Hurricane Sandy off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

June 12, 2014
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Tall Ship Sinks Off Saint Lucia

An iconic two-masted, square-rigged tall ship famously used in all three of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies has sunk off St. Lucia.

May 28, 2014
Total Views: 264

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Barque Eagle

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE is seen on a foggy Sunday morning at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, Maryland, November 17, 2013.

November 17, 2013
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

One Killed as Historic Norwegian Yacht Sinks During Race

One person is believed to have been killed after returning to a historic Norwegian sailboat which sank Thursday in the Baltic Sea off Sweden during a race.

July 11, 2013
Total Views: 93

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Press Releases

Tall Ship, Picton Castle, Delivers Adventure and Cargo in the South Pacific

LUNENBURG – Circling the world five times as part of her famed 30,000-mile circumnavigation voyages, the tall ship Picton Castle has often been called upon to deliver critically-needed goods, including...

April 16, 2013
Total Views: 62

Friday, October 19, 2012
Maritime News

Tall Ship Detention: Argentina Does Not Negotiate With “Vulture Funds”

BUENOS AIRES–Argentina’s government pledged on Friday to exhaust all legal measures to free a navy training ship detained in Ghana at the request of creditors seeking to collect on defaulted...

October 19, 2012
Total Views: 23

Monday, October 15, 2012
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Maritime News

Shunned By Her Hometown, Historic Ship May Be Scrapped

101 years ago the steel-hulled four-masted barque Peking, one of the last windjammers ever built, was launched at Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. She worked mostly in the nitrate...

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 17

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Maritime News

Argentine Tall Ship Stuck in Ghana For Foreseeable Future

BUENOS AIRES–An Argentine Navy cadet training ship will remain in Ghana after a court in the West African country rejected Argentina’s appeal of an order detaining the vessel in a...

October 11, 2012
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Maritime News

Argentina to Ghana: You’re Not Keeping Our Tall Ship

(Bloomberg) — Argentina’s Foreign Ministry accused a Ghanaian court of violating rules of diplomatic immunity after it blocked an Argentine naval training ship from leaving one of the African nation’s...

October 3, 2012
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Thursday, August 11, 2011
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Maritime News

Square riggers are back!!! A sail powered container ship for the 21st century

The age of sail may be getting a new beginning… and we couldn’t be more excited about the idea. Imagine being off Ambrose Light and witnessing a triple-masted, 3000-ton containership...

August 11, 2011
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
World's Largest Sailing Ship, Russian Barque Sedov
Maritime News

Barque Sedov – World’s Largest Sailing Ship Returns To Sea

Having undergone repair works in the port of Kaliningrad, the world’s biggest sailing ship, Russian-owned barque Sedov, has embarked on a new voyage. Across the Baltic Sea and via the...

May 10, 2011
Total Views: 78

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Training Ship Fryderyk Chopin – Incident Photo Of The Week

Fryderyk Chopin-Tall-Training-Ship The Fryderyk Chopin lost both its masts when it was hit by gale-force winds about 100 miles southwest of the English coast on Friday. With the 182-foot long...

November 2, 2010
Total Views: 21

Monday, July 26, 2010

Plastiki – Catamaran Made of Plastic Soda Bottles

UPDATE: July 26, 2010 – gCaptain first reported on the Plastitki, a 60-foot catamaran made out of 2-liter soda bottles, over a year ago and we are now happy to...

July 26, 2010
Total Views: 71

Friday, March 5, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

S/V Concordia and the Nautical Goat

It was not so much Transport Canada’s decision to investigate the capsize and sinking of the Barbados-flagged  sailing vessel Concordia that raised questioning eyebrows as the apparent implication that TSB...

March 5, 2010
Total Views: 9

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Concordia Post-Mortem: Safety, Preparation Go Together

Last week’s news of the sinking school ship Concordia, which sailed from Nova Scotia to destinations around the world, rocked many who read of the 64 students, staff and crew...

February 27, 2010
Total Views: 1

Friday, February 19, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Canadian Tall Ship Carrying Students Sinks Off Brazil

Image via Digital Journal According to reports, all 64 students aboard the Canadian flagged tall ship Concordia which san 300 miles off the Brazilian coast have been rescued.  The Canadian...

February 19, 2010
Total Views: 6

Friday, October 31, 2008

Maritime Mystery – The Sailing Ship Mary Celeste

The List Universe brings us: Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries Mystery number 2, the harrowing tail of the sailing ship: Mary Celeste Mary Celeste was launched in Nova Scotia in 1860....

October 31, 2008
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

19th Century Clipper Ship Sailing Cards

We usually post more modern topics but these photos of 19th century clipper cards was too visually impressive of a collection to pass up. Flickr user pantufla tells us: Actually...

October 15, 2008
Total Views: 18

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Photo Of The Week – S/V Concordia

Our photo of the week shows the Canadian Tall Ship S/V Concordia undersail. It was taken by Flikr photographer Oriano nicolau. The original can be found HERE.

April 24, 2008
Total Views: 9

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Search Is Over For Tall Ship Alvei

After one long day of a full-press search for the tall ship Alvei, New Zealand Coast Guard’s P-3 aircraft crew was able to find the overdue ship. The reason for...

December 6, 2007
Total Views: 31