When French sailor Manu Wattecamps’ 30-foot sailboat became disabled in 20-foot seas and 46-mph winds 400 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska, he knew he was in trouble.
Dolphins are among the most majestic of marine mammals, and many a bluewater sailor has enjoyed a visit from a playful pod at the bow.
We found this clip, which is both eerie and beautiful, showing from the air a sportfishing boat motoring along with more than 100 sharks swimming around outside Destin, Florida’s East Pass.
The Luderitz Speed Challenge is held annually in the harbor town in southwest Namibia, a southern African country known for consistent, strong onshore winds.
The Clipper Round the World Race is unique in that all aboard but the captain are amateur sailors, so no previous experience is required to sail 40,000 nautical miles around the globe.
Timing is everything, particularly for a photographer who launched his drone to capture some footage of two whales he had heard were swimming close to shore off his home town of Esperance, Western Australia.
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, recently raised more than $1 million.
There is no boat in this nautical video, but we’re not sure its star realized that! Even without a boat, it’s worth a look for anyone who enjoys seeing criminals do really stupid things.
The prototype testing is done, so watch for the Quadrofoil, a very cool all-electric hydrofoiling personal watercraft that looks like a waterbug.
In June 2012, students at John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River, Conn., launched a 5-foot, 45-pound, self-righting, self-steering and self-tending research sailboat to chart the currents of the Atlantic as part of the Educational Passages program.
As more European-built boats make their way into American boat shows, we thought we’d take a look at some of the ones that caught our eye.
The Liffey Descent Canoe Race is an annual canoe and kayak race for 18 miles along Ireland’s River Liffey.
Despite drug runners’ creative use of go-fast boats and semisubmersible subs to move contraband into the United States, the Coast Guard remains adept at nabbing drugs at sea.
Australians have a reputation for taking things to the extreme, especially when it comes to their passion for riverboat racing.
Alaska is a world unto its own, so when a family recently took a fishing trip there they found more than they were angling for.
Every boat is built with a purpose, and for some, the purpose is to sail fast — really fast.
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston helicopter crew rescued a 60-year-old man after he fell overboard from a sailboat about 5 miles east of Kemah, Texas, on the afternoon of Sept. 24.
Some videos we come across are just impossible not to love.
The latest viral video offers a point of view that no one wants — an ocean kayaker frantically fending off a super-aggressive hammerhead shark intent on ramming and biting his small boat.
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