A research team led by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen says it has located a World War II Japanese battleship that was considered one of the world's largest and the most technologically advanced warship of its time.
Surveillance video was released of a boat crashing into a popular beachfront restaurant south of Tampa, Fla., and it’s amazing that the skipper didn’t kill anyone.
The tradition of ceremoniously launching a new vessel, whether it be with a bottle of champagne smashed across the bow or a few carefully chosen words of blessing, dates back thousands of years.
Boats and waterskiing have gone hand in hand since at least the 1940s, and jumping is among the most impressive parts of the sport.
It doesn’t boast the drama of Herman Melville’s classic Moby-Dick, but a charging sperm whale got the attention of a Chilean fishing-boat crew recently.
The drawbridge at Simpson Bay in St. Martin opens six times a day to let megayachts into the Isla Del Sol Marina. The width of the opening is 56 feet. The beam of Venus, the Feadship built for the late Apple CEO and chairman Steve Jobs, is about 39 feet.
At some point we have all had to make our way through an especially busy inlet or been stuck in a “traffic jam” waiting for a bridge to open.
Boaters in the Northeast continue their long slog through an especially unforgiving winter, dreaming of a warm boating season that still seems far over the horizon.
Capt. Dennis Baxter runs the 53-foot charter fishing boat New Captain Pete out of Half Moon Bay in Northern California.
Hauling out a 125-foot, 93-year-old wooden steamship is another day at the office for the crew at Pacific Fishermen Shipyard in Seattle’s Dutch Harbor.
It’s every sailor’s dream: reaching with the spinnaker up and just blasting across the water.
Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection suggests that certain variants give some people extra survival probability.
We don’t know the story behind this video, which some Russian anglers apparently shot on a fishing boat.
A 43-foot Hinckley worth more than $1 million got stuck in a snowbank and tied up traffic Wednesday in Boston as it was being delivered to the Progressive New England Boat Show.
Sailing writer Andrew Heathcote posted this catamaran mishap video with no description, so we’ll have to let the imagery speak for itself.
Why do sharks seem to be attracted to boat engines? Plenty of anglers know from experience that sharks sometimes try to eat outboards.
Fed up with winter? Many in the Northeast and Great Lakes regions of the United States have had enough of record-setting snowfall and low temperatures, but the Coast Guard has offered up a video to warm the coldest heart.
Call it “vicarious adrenaline”: There’s something thrilling about watching someone do an audacious stunt that you would never consider performing yourself.
Winter months are quiet on the rivers and coastal waters of the northeastern United States. All but the heartiest of recreational boaters are on the hard, leaving the icy aquatic to commercial mariners.
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