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VIDEO: Dinner guest

During a whale-watching tour off New South Wales, Australia, photographer Robyn Malcolm captured a series of photos she turned into a slideshow of an odd pairing — a seal catching a ride on the back of a humpback whale.

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VIDEO: Pack 'your survival instincts'

The Adventurists is a group of British young men “dedicated to making adventure travel less safe and less boring.”

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VIDEO: 'Where's the kayak?'

California’s Monterey Bay is a whale-watching hot spot. Commercial tour boats offer awestruck viewers a degree of safety from the plunging and leaping of feeding cetaceans, but paddlers who venture too far into the fray are at the mercy of nature, as two of them found out last week.

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VIDEO: Bertram sneak peek

Fort Lauderdale-based Bertram Yacht announced it has retained the services of Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston, Maine, to build prototypes of its initial designs.

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VIDEO: Scary fast

A couple of anglers spotted a pod of orcas five miles off San Diego last week and motored over to have a closer look.

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VIDEO: Angry waters, calm rescue

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued three men from a disabled fishing boat in Alaska’s Bristol Bay on Sunday.

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VIDEO: Head-turning hydrofoil

We’ve all seen the America’s Cup wingsail catamarans and their revolutionary (and expensive) foils, which lift the hull out of the water under some conditions, leading to extreme boat speeds.

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VIDEO: Stranded, but not alone

When workers showed up last Sunday at White Crest Beach in Cape Cod, Mass., a 14-foot male great white shark that weighed about 2,000 pounds awaited them. It had apparently run aground and was thrashing in the shallows.

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VIDEO Reminder: be ready

The Atlantic hurricane season has been relatively slow, but the circumstances are different in the Pacific Ocean, where Hurricane Linda, now weakening, is the eighth major storm of the season.

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VIDEO: Good Samaritan's good call

Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews rescued two men after they ran aground on the Galveston, Texas, North Jetty Monday morning in an accident that ejected one of them and injured both.

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VIDEO: Where's my slip?

And you think navigating the narrow channels at your marina is tricky?

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VIDEO: Land cruiser

Here’s a fun video to kick off the long holiday weekend.

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VIDEO: Dollars for Dominica

Although Tropical Storm Erika delivered nothing but a soaking in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, the storm caused significant damage to the Commonwealth of Dominica, a small island of 289 square miles in the Caribbean.

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VIDEO: Shark bait

We don’t know much about this video, other than the fact that a lot can happen in a 12-second clip of an angler trying to boat a big kingfish.

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VIDEO: Unwelcome visitor

A group of kayakers had a close encounter with an aggressive hammerhead shark off the coast of San Diego during the weekend.

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VIDEO: Innovation and skill

The Moth class of sailing dinghies is endlessly fascinating to watch when top professionals sail them. Designed to hydroplane on foils, they seem to fly above the water.

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VIDEO: Epic arrival

The crew of the new container ship MSC Zoe recently entered the port of Hamburg, Germany, for the first time, and they brought with them a healthy sense of humor.

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VIDEO: Ready and able

As rescues go, this one was most notable for how well prepared everyone was before and after a 22-foot power catamaran capsized with two divers aboard 10 miles off Anna Maria, Fla., on Monday.

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VIDEO: You looking for me?

Filming a nature show on the open ocean is bound to have its share of surprises.

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VIDEO: 'Difficult to breathe'

Lewis Gordon Pugh is an impressive guy. A maritime lawyer and ocean advocate known as the “Sir Edmund Hillary of swimming” in that tight-knit community, Pugh recently became the first human to complete a long-distance swim at the geographic North Pole in nothing more than a Speedo, cap and goggles.

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