gCaptain’s Top 5 Most Freakish-Looking Megayachts

With the year's largest boatshow underway the docks of Fort Lauderdale are packed with elegant yachts of all sizes. But docked among the sleek lines of the world's most attractive boats are a few ghastly designs which look like a halloween nightmare. And the worst looking boats will be too ashamed to even show up. Here are gCaptain's top five favorite zombie boats: The … [Read more...]

Ugly Ships – A New Blog Featuring Rust Buckets And “Modern” Paint Jobs

The above photo of the Norwegian Gem was from our failed attempt at an Ugly Ship category on gCaptain. The idea was good but our regular readers didn't care to see these eyesores of modern construction litter this blog's homepage. What the idea needed was a separate website! Lucky for us someone else, ShipSpotting photographer Sea-Bart, has run with the idea in launching … [Read more...]

Now That Is An Ugly Ship

CDR Salamander features China's largest FPSO on Ugly Ship Thursday. He writes; A ship only a Captain could love. I don't think anyone will be making those cool mahogany models of it anytime soon, but I ask you to BEHOLD and up close and personal shot of the 300,000 DWT $230 million Hai Yang Shi You 117, China's biggest floating production, storage and offloading vessel. … [Read more...]