The family of four, with a critically ill 1-year-old, rescued from their disabled sailboat last week nearly 1,000 miles off Mexico, has faced a backlash of criticism, but they will not face repaying the $663,000 it cost to get them.
The boats in the Top Alcohol Flatbottom class are known as the “funny cars” of drag boat racing, reaching speeds north of 175 mph.
In the end it appears to be a viral video by design, but it sure is funny.
Capt. Mark Garry is a charter fishing guide based in Smithtown Bay on New York’s Long Island.
They are a family of four who set off for a bluewater adventure and landed in a media firestorm over the parents’ decision to sail around the world with children 1 and 3 years old.
Hong Kong residents who walk and jog along a seaside pathway in the Pok Fu Lam district got a close-up look at a 637-foot container ship just a few yards off the seawall.
The Icicle Trophy is a regatta series that runs through the winter months in the Netherlands.
At 1,132 feet, the Queen Mary 2 is the largest ocean liner ever built. She was christened by Queen Elizabeth II in 2004 and has undertaken more than 420 voyages, including more than 200 trans-Atlantic crossings, and has called at 182 ports in 60 countries.
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.
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