Most recently, weighed in on the matter -- and they too decided the site seemed to be real, since they managed to contact a spokesperson for the site who, in turn, connected them with a woman who claimed she had actually been on a date with a sea captain through the site.
conceded that both the site rep and the woman could have been in on the gag, but noted, "if that's true, someone out there is trying really, really hard to make us believe that you can sign up to date sea captains on the internet.
As far as niche dating sites go, you can't get much more niche than Sea Captain The site first attracted attention back in Jan 2011, when articles about it appeared on nerve.com, time.com, and (among others).
It describes itself as "the only place for Sea Captains to connect with men and women who share a love of the ocean." Now I'm willing to believe that there are niche dating sites out there, but Sea Captain seems a little too weird to be real. These sites expressed some doubts, but overall leaned toward the site being real.
I’m going to see if I can’t get a copy of it on VHS,” said 72 year-old Alexander Albaugh, a member of the site since 2008.
This, in itself, doesn't mean anything, except that anonymity is the preferred method-of-operation of hoaxers.
2) The site was registered in 2010, but it claims that its business has existed since 2007. However, I can't find any evidence that Atlantis ever existed before 2011.
Sea Captain Date is an online dating service for Sea Captains to meet people who share a love of the ocean -- sailors, boat enthusiasts, fisherman or just anybody who enjoys long walks on the beach are all welcome aboard!
hilarious, but like, it’s not 1860 anymore: are there really that many sea captains looking for a date?