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.
It sounds pretty gross, and it is, but the story behind a unique effort to study whales is pretty interesting — and pretty inventive.
Coast Guard rescue swimmers continue to impress us by making the impossible look routine. Two swimmers stationed in the Pacific Northwest did that last week as — within hours in separate incidents — the crews of two boats found themselves in big trouble.
Jon Rawlinson is a professional filmmaker specializing in documentary and commercial production.
It will be 10 years since Hurricane Katrina came ashore near Buras, La., on the morning of Aug. 29, 2005, as a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 145 mph. Expect an onslaught of news reports commemorating one of the nation’s worst natural disasters.
It all unfolded quickly: A three-person crew 150 miles offshore discovers their engine room full of water, sends their last known position via satellite phone and abandons ship into a life raft.
In case you didn’t see the jaw-dropping video of a professional surfer fighting off a shark attack on live TV, you certainly should.
M32s are 32-foot one-design carbon fiber catamarans built specifically for lightweight and fast racing.
When Hurricane Carlos brushed past Acapulco, Mexico, in June with 85 mph winds, the resort city’s port was closed for safety.
Pacific Northwest resident Brad Rich was on a fishing trip last week with a buddy in Day Harbor, near Alaska’s Resurrection Bay, when some whales that were breaching in the distance aroused their curiosity.
Phaedo3 achieved the fastest elapsed time in the Transatlantic Race 2015, averaging more than 600 miles a day for four days during the 2,800-mile run from Rhode Island to England.
Here’s a video that offers a different perspective on a typical day on the job for the Coast Guard. We see crewmembers responding to an emergency from the coxswain’s point of view.
Making movies is a slow business, but nautical history buffs are getting a taste of what Hollywood is cooking up for its big-screen treatment of the legendary 1952 Pendleton rescue off Cape Cod.
In case you missed this clip, which exploded on the Internet during the long July 4 holiday weekend, here’s another chance.
The July Fourth weekend brought stellar weather and an international fleet of tall ships to the historic harbor of Greenport, N.Y., on the north fork of eastern Long Island.
The two sides of the GoPro coin are that although the rugged portable camera can capture recreational fun at its best, it can also capture unfortunate accidents.
Shetland, an archipelago off the northeast shore of Scotland, boasts the highest density of otters in Europe.
Last summer, we brought you video of Brad Domke riding the largest wave ever on a skimboard.
For 11 seasons, the Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch has thrilled armchair seaman with the exploits of commercial crabbers on Alaska’s Bering Sea.
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