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VIDEO: Rewarding Service

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.

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VIDEO: Crime-breaking waves

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.

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VIDEO: Electric performer

The prototype testing is done, so watch for the Quadrofoil, a very cool all-electric hydrofoiling personal watercraft that looks like a waterbug.

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VIDEO: Healthy glow

Deep-sea divers never know what they’re going to find.

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VIDEO: Research 'drifter' needs a lift home

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.

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VIDEO: Let the sunshine in

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.

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VIDEO: 'A smooth, efficient team'

The Liffey Descent Canoe Race is an annual canoe and kayak race for 18 miles along Ireland’s River Liffey.

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VIDEO: $41 million catch

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.

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VIDEO: A wild, roaring ride

Australians have a reputation for taking things to the extreme, especially when it comes to their passion for riverboat racing.

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VIDEO: Waked by a whale

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.

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VIDEO: Flying at 40 knots

Every boat is built with a purpose, and for some, the purpose is to sail fast — really fast.

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VIDEO: Aid from above

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.

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VIDEO: Natural-born surfers

Some videos we come across are just impossible not to love.

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VIDEO: Hammer time

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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VIDEO: Going to sea in a thriller

Big-budget Hollywood movies on nautical adventure are hard to come by these days, but a whale of a movie is heading to theaters the day after Christmas.

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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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