Lewis Gordon Pugh is an impressive guy. A maritime lawyer and ocean advocate known as the “Sir Edmund Hillary of swimming” in that tight-knit community, Pugh recently became the first human to complete a long-distance swim at the geographic North Pole in nothing more than a Speedo, cap and goggles.
Here’s a spectacular crash between two performance powerboats, but it has a happy ending.
A wooden figurehead more than 500 years old, carved in the shape of a sea monster, was recently raised from Swedish seas for the first time since the Danish warship went to the bottom.
Seals make a great meal for a great white, which is why an explosion in the gray seal population has the ocean’s ultimate predator coming closer and closer to New England beaches.
Some videos speak for themselves, with little explanation.
The 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race got underway in Great Britain on Sunday with the largest fleet in the 90-year history of the biennial bluewater race.
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunities are just that, and two young Australian anglers had theirs last week — a friendly, close encounter with a southern right whale.
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, rescued three men and a dog after the 70-foot catamaran Brandi Anne sank about 40 miles northeast of Oahu's North Shore on Aug. 9.
Anglers casting lines from a small center console off Huntington Beach, Calif., had to high-tail it away from their spot when a hungry mako shark went airborne.
Professional water skier Freddy "The Nightmare" Krueger wowed crowds at an event last week with two jumps of more than 300 feet, breaking the previous world record of 299 feet, which was set in 2000.
A harrowing tale has come out of Australia, where an overnight fishing trip left a trio of anglers swimming for their lives on Sunday after their 18-foot boat capsized and sank.
Vincent Grison is preparing for the solo Mini Transat race, which takes sailors across the Atlantic in beamy 21-foot sailboats.
The prevalence orcas in the waters off Savary Island in British Columbia makes it a popular spot for boaters to catch a glimpse of these marine mammals.
Say what you will about his outrageous stunts, but Robbie “Maddo” Maddison is a man on a mission.
Professionals who make their living on the water usually do their jobs flawlessly, but accidents do happen, as seen in this clip from the Netherlands.
One of the fastest sailing yachts in the recent Transatlantic Race 2015 — a 2,800-mile sprint from Newport, R.I., to The Lizard, on the southwestern coast of England — is the high-tech racer named Comanche.
The futuristic $15 million prototype aptly named Ghost was built specifically to run stealthily invisible — until it unleashes a devastating blast with its mounted machine gun and rocket launcher.
Boaters tend to love their boats and Larry Jodass is no different.
Midwestern boaters know the bottom of Lake Michigan is a vast graveyard of shipwrecks — at least 2,000 — and local maritime historians say 1,200 of those have long since disintegrated.
Believe it or not, the beginning stages of the next America’s Cup competition began during the past weekend in Portsmouth, England, with some of the most competitive sailors pushing high-tech catamarans to their limits.
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