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VIDEO: True-blue crew

Traditionally rigged sailing vessels — tall ships — have a universal appeal.

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VIDEO: Minutes to spare

Thirteen people aboard a sinking motoryacht escaped injury after the Coast Guard cutter Margaret Norvell rescued them earlier this week about 15 miles off Fort Lauderdale.

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VIDEO: 'To get them home'

Two members of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod have received prestigious military aviation awards for heroism for their actions during a lifesaving rescue mission south of Nantucket in February of 2015.

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VIDEO: Bluewater sailors honor their own

Founded in 1922, the Cruising Club of America has about 1,200 members who are qualified by their experience in offshore passage-making.

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VIDEO: Lobster trap has jaws

Viral videos are everywhere, but this one delivered something totally new to us and put smiles on our faces.

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VIDEO: Adrift in 20-foot seas

Two sailors found themselves in serious danger after a storm battered their boat in the Gulf of Mexico, shredding the sails and cracking the hull.

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VIDEO: A taste of spring

Winter finally arrived for boaters in the United States, so for those whose boats are tucked away, it’s time to daydream about the season that lies ahead.

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VIDEO: Ingenious or in danger?

With snowbirds cruising south along the Intracoastal Waterway, this video from a few years back has resurfaced, and even if you’ve seen it, it’s worth another look.

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VIDEO: Tall again

Built in 1973, the 130-foot schooner Harvey Gamage is back in the water after a 14-month refit, ready to return to her mission as a platform for educational programs.

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VIDEO: The plastic continent

More than 100 million tons of plastic is floating around the world’s oceans, and it affects marine species as well as humans.

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VIDEO: Running with the wind

On New Year’s Eve, the crew of the MOD70 Phaedo³ set a new record by circumnavigating the Caribbean island of St. Barth in 1 hour, 5 minutes. With a maximum speed of 39 knots and rarely falling below 30 knots downwind, the run made for an exhilarating ride.

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VIDEO: 'A dramatic experience'

Five fishermen are lucky to be alive after a dramatic but well executed rescue from treacherous sea conditions in the icy waters off Norway’s northern coast.

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VIDEO: Seeking answers

A fire at a Mediterranean Sea resort marina in Turkey destroyed two superyachts with a collective value estimated at $54 million.

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VIDEO: Documenting a disaster

After wrapping up its months-long investigation of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, the National Transportation Safety Board has opened the accident docket and released underwater images and video.

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VIDEO: Warm wishes

We may seem many miles from the high boating season, but our treasured days on the water soon will return.

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VIDEO: Stars of the sea

Port Lincoln is known as the Seafood Capital of Australia because it’s home to the island nation’s largest commercial fishing fleet.

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VIDEO: Out of control

Accidents at marinas, or any place with a lot of boats in tight spaces, are commonplace, but most of them aren’t like this one.

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VIDEO: Wave eater

Chances are you will never drive, let alone own one, but the newly launched Barracuda II is built to be extremely seaworthy, invisible to radar and, yes, bulletproof.

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VIDEO: Multiple troubles

A nautical rescue 60 miles off North Carolina’s Cape Lookout serves as another reminder of the importance of being prepared before you leave the dock.

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VIDEO: Building momentum

The French crew of IDEC Sport, a 105-foot high-tech trimaran designed to break bluewater sailing speed records, is attempting to do a non-stop circumnavigation faster than anyone in history.

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