Some young sailors and instructors at the Harraseeket Yacht Club, in South Freeport, Maine, put a high-definition GoPro point-of-view camera to good use this summer.
There was no YouTube in 1988, when the 47-foot fishing vessel Linda’s Draw met her end in a storm in Icy Bay off south-central Alaska, but a crewmember on the fishing tender Alaska Eagle, which was shadowing the converted salmon seiner, filmed the entire event.
Add the latest viral video to the list of odd news coming out of Russia, a land where apparently anything goes — even a massive hover craft landing on a beach full of sunbathers.
A 183-foot Benetti in the final stages of construction caught fire Tuesday morning at the builder’s yard in Livorno, Italy.
It’s different strokes for different folks when it comes to fun on the water — or under it, or above it.
It’s hard not to admire someone who chucks a shoreside career for one on the water.
For someone who aspires to be a Coast Guard aviator, Danik Shiv Kumar has a lot to learn.
The Louis Vuitton Cup Finals to determine which syndicate will challenge Oracle Team Racing for the America’s Cup got off to a lively start over the weekend, with Team New Zealand’s catamaran burying a bow while rounding a mark and tossing two crewmembers overboard.
Adrenaline junkies who love extreme sports have a new hero in a young kiteboarder who set a world record soaring 790 feet before gliding to a safe splashdown on Oregon’s Columbia River.
A group of New Jersey anglers got a thrill earlier this season when a great white shark estimated to be 16 feet long circled their boat for 10 to 15 minutes.
Crossing oceans and seas — even long-distance coastal cruising — in a yacht-racing event, a boat delivery or just for plain fun can be one of the most exhilarating experiences in all of life. There is something about the wind and waves and an empty, sterile horizon that brings a sense of awe and peace to even the most jaded human beings.
All of the ingredients for a fine day on the water were there: bright sunshine, a nice bay boat, plenty of fish, even a pretty woman in a bikini.
A new film starring Robert Redford is bound to interest Soundings readers and plays out much like the life-or-death ordeals reported in the magazine.
A classic wooden motoryacht sitting abandoned since 2009 in a Hawaiian marina can be had for as little as a buck, according to the local harbormaster.
A local sailor says he warned officials that construction barges moored at the Tappan Zee Bridge on the Hudson River were inadequately lit before a July 26 nighttime collision that killed two people.
Racing 13-foot aluminum boats with V-8 power plants delivering 300 to 1,000 hp around a narrow, serpentine course is not without with certain risks — even for the spectators.
Chris Fertig and Tyson Garvin for the second time in 12 months will attempt to break the Bermuda Challenge record, a non-stop powerboat sprint of nearly 780 miles from New York to Bermuda.
This underwater video shows a pod of as many as 15 pilot whales interacting with each other around an International Fund for Animal Welfare research vessel off southern Spain.
This guy has an expensive boat. Or at least he had an expensive boat. He may also have a boutique captain’s cap.
I’d just gotten back from Boston, where I'd been working on a 65 Viking Princess. I hadn’t had a chance to sit in my shop and have a day to goof off and drink beer when the phone rang.
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