There aren’t a lot of builders that are willing to capsize a new yacht, but Dutch company Elling had a point to make.
You’re in the middle of the Pacific making a sail change in 50 knots of wind and gusts to 70 knots. And you go over the side.
The land Down Under produces a hearty breed of boaters who earn their stripes by navigating some of the trickiest and most unforgiving waters.
Twenty-five years ago this week, the Exxon Valdez left Valdez, Alaska, with 53 million gallons of crude oil, bound for California. A harbor pilot guided the ship through the Valdez Narrows before turning the bridge back over to Capt. Joseph Hazelwood.
The Riverland Dinghy Derby is an annual race held on the first Sunday in February in South Australia. What started as a bet between friends in 1981 is now a regional attraction that draws competitors and spectators from across Australia.
A Canadian man drove his family eight hours to Prince Rupert in British Columbia in the hope that he could show his children the majesty of whales in their habitat.
St. Malo, France, overlooks the English Channel and is known for its history of privateers, its beautiful medieval walled city and its popularity as a seaside resort. It’s also home to some of the highest tides in Europe.
It appears there won’t be a graceful exit for what was an elegant 70-foot steel-hulled motoryacht.
Feeling nostalgic for the adventures that “progress” has eliminated? So are we.
A towboat captain and his three-legged dog were responding to a call on the protected waters of Texas’ Matagorda Bay on Sunday when a storm swept through and kicked up 20-knot winds and a 4-foot chop.
The skipper of a Princess V57 thought the yacht could clear the stone-arched Richmond Bridge on London’s Thames River.
The raw power of a storm at sea is something that only few experience first-hand. However, talented filmmakers can transport the rest of us into the heart of the beast.
Every winter on the North Shore of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, high surf dams the Waimea River mouth with sand and heavy rains flood the valley.
There has been plenty of grumbling about the endless winter a good portion of the United States has endured, but you’ll hear no complaints from the iceboating tribe.
The Coast Guard’s reputation for fast, efficient, safe rescues is not earned without a lot of hard work behind the scenes.
Radio-controlled, camera-equipped drones have been used to record everything from the Costa Concordia wreck to the view over Niagara Falls.
British sailor Alex Thomson has a reputation for taking risks, whether sailing solo around the globe or using his boat as a platform for stunts.
Pe‘ahi, on the north shore of the Hawaiian island Maui, earned its nickname “Jaws” for having some of the largest surf in the world.
“Consider the subtleness of the sea,” Melville advised us in “Moby Dick.” But more than a few diners in Southern California would beg to differ with his characterization.
A young Canadian woman on a whale-watching boat off Mexico had a close encounter with nature in the form of a slap in the face.
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