Crossing oceans and seas — even long-distance coastal cruising — in a yacht-racing event, a boat delivery or just for plain fun can be one of the most exhilarating experiences in all of life. There is something about the wind and waves and an empty, sterile horizon that brings a sense of awe and peace to even the most jaded human beings.
All of the ingredients for a fine day on the water were there: bright sunshine, a nice bay boat, plenty of fish, even a pretty woman in a bikini.
A new film starring Robert Redford is bound to interest Soundings readers and plays out much like the life-or-death ordeals reported in the magazine.
A classic wooden motoryacht sitting abandoned since 2009 in a Hawaiian marina can be had for as little as a buck, according to the local harbormaster.
A local sailor says he warned officials that construction barges moored at the Tappan Zee Bridge on the Hudson River were inadequately lit before a July 26 nighttime collision that killed two people.
Racing 13-foot aluminum boats with V-8 power plants delivering 300 to 1,000 hp around a narrow, serpentine course is not without with certain risks — even for the spectators.
Chris Fertig and Tyson Garvin for the second time in 12 months will attempt to break the Bermuda Challenge record, a non-stop powerboat sprint of nearly 780 miles from New York to Bermuda.
This underwater video shows a pod of as many as 15 pilot whales interacting with each other around an International Fund for Animal Welfare research vessel off southern Spain.
This guy has an expensive boat. Or at least he had an expensive boat. He may also have a boutique captain’s cap.
I’d just gotten back from Boston, where I'd been working on a 65 Viking Princess. I hadn’t had a chance to sit in my shop and have a day to goof off and drink beer when the phone rang.
Rockland County (N.Y.) investigators today began piecing together the specifics of an accident on the Hudson River this weekend that left two dead after a 21-foot powerboat slammed into an anchored barge.
There are fish stories — and then there’s the tale that angler Anthony Wichman will be telling for years to come.
Four diving buddies seeking a close-up look at the sea life off the California coast got way too close for comfort, with one nearly becoming part of the food chain.
A 95-year-old tall ship used for sail training became trapped against the cliffs of the Irish coastline earlier this week when its engine gave out while it was motoring from port.
America’s oldest commercial vessel, the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, took to the water on Sunday for the first time in five years as a multimillion-dollar restoration project reached a significant milestone.
Celebrity journalist Geraldo Rivera is known for voicing his opinion on controversial topics, but he’s also known for his love of sailing.
Regulator Marine recently created a seating unit specifically centered around a cockpit grill. This option, which can be added to the 34 CC or the 34 SS, came as a direct response to customer feedback, says Regulator President Joan Maxwell.
Two days into the Transpac, the 2,225-mile Los Angeles to Honolulu race organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club, the mast of one racer came toppling down on the deck.
It might have seemed like a good idea at the time, but reality finally crashed the haul-out party.
B-grade movie fans find a guilty pleasure in watching films that are so bad they defy logic. For those interested in sharks, pretty girls and one of the most far-fetched plots ever hatched, there is the Syfy channel’s “Sharknado.”
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