In case you haven’t heard, Americans Steve Shapiro and Bob Wiese, both 71, have repeatedly attempted to sail a ragged 40-foot wooden boat that Shapiro purchased in Norway across the Atlantic to Maine.
Superb engineering by a talented team was required to save a 538-foot South Korean cargo ship that was crippled in deteriorating conditions off the coast of France and listing by 40 to 50 degrees.
Traditionally rigged sailing vessels — tall ships — have a universal appeal.
Thirteen people aboard a sinking motoryacht escaped injury after the Coast Guard cutter Margaret Norvell rescued them earlier this week about 15 miles off Fort Lauderdale.
Two members of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod have received prestigious military aviation awards for heroism for their actions during a lifesaving rescue mission south of Nantucket in February of 2015.
Founded in 1922, the Cruising Club of America has about 1,200 members who are qualified by their experience in offshore passage-making.
Viral videos are everywhere, but this one delivered something totally new to us and put smiles on our faces.
Two sailors found themselves in serious danger after a storm battered their boat in the Gulf of Mexico, shredding the sails and cracking the hull.
Winter finally arrived for boaters in the United States, so for those whose boats are tucked away, it’s time to daydream about the season that lies ahead.
With snowbirds cruising south along the Intracoastal Waterway, this video from a few years back has resurfaced, and even if you’ve seen it, it’s worth another look.
Built in 1973, the 130-foot schooner Harvey Gamage is back in the water after a 14-month refit, ready to return to her mission as a platform for educational programs.
More than 100 million tons of plastic is floating around the world’s oceans, and it affects marine species as well as humans.
On New Year’s Eve, the crew of the MOD70 Phaedo³ set a new record by circumnavigating the Caribbean island of St. Barth in 1 hour, 5 minutes. With a maximum speed of 39 knots and rarely falling below 30 knots downwind, the run made for an exhilarating ride.
Five fishermen are lucky to be alive after a dramatic but well executed rescue from treacherous sea conditions in the icy waters off Norway’s northern coast.
A fire at a Mediterranean Sea resort marina in Turkey destroyed two superyachts with a collective value estimated at $54 million.
After wrapping up its months-long investigation of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, the National Transportation Safety Board has opened the accident docket and released underwater images and video.
We may seem many miles from the high boating season, but our treasured days on the water soon will return.
Port Lincoln is known as the Seafood Capital of Australia because it’s home to the island nation’s largest commercial fishing fleet.
Accidents at marinas, or any place with a lot of boats in tight spaces, are commonplace, but most of them aren’t like this one.
Chances are you will never drive, let alone own one, but the newly launched Barracuda II is built to be extremely seaworthy, invisible to radar and, yes, bulletproof.
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