Messing About In Ships

Messing About In Ships Podcast #6 by gcaptain
January 10, 2008, 6:59 am
Filed under: podcast, shownotes

Episode 6 of Messing About In Ships is launched!

Listen here:

(63 minutes) Please subscribe via iTunes or download download the MP3 file here.


Peter announces his new job at Northeast Maritime Institute.

John announces gCaptain’s search for maritime writers.

A Mariner’s Perspective

Master Mariner Captain Kelly Sweeney, monthly contributor to Professional Mariner magazine and author of From the Bridge: Authentic Modern Sea Stories is taking the week off. Actually he is spending the holidays working for a good cause, details in the episode.

gCaptain t-shirt contest

Congratulations to Brian Smith of Annapolis, MD for winning our gCaptain tShirt contest. Brian also happens to be a fellow “domer” of John’s meaning he graduated from Fort Schuyler, New York’s Maritime College.

Listen to the podcast for another free tshirt offer.

Maritime Photographers

Houston Pilot Lou Vest – OneEighteen

California Maritime Academy Cadet Robert Hart – cma_decky

Big Wave Seen From Ship's Bridge - TS Golden BEar

gCaptain’s Favorite Ship Photos

Sea Stories

John – Det Norske Veritas Inspections and the history of classification societies.

Peter – Discoverer Maritime News story submitted by Tim Konrad – “Tall ships festival brings in $27.5 million for province

Internet Ports of Call

Peter – “The Tabor Boy Project

John – Tips and Tricks to make living life a touch easier. Sites mentioned include;

Free Stuff;


Starting a mariner group on Pownce – send an email to for an beta invitation.

John on Pownce and Twitter

Peter on Pownce and Twitter

New MAIS podcast Powncers Captain Sait Seferoglu and Will Ponder.

Also Mentioned…

This Week’s Music

“To The Sea” by Laura Harley from the Podsafe Music Network.


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