Winter months are quiet on the rivers and coastal waters of the northeastern United States. All but the heartiest of recreational boaters are on the hard, leaving the icy aquatic to commercial mariners.
We don’t know the story behind this video we found at the website LiveLeak, but the 40-second clip needs little explanation.
Humor is subjective, but now that the American obsession with Super Bowl commercials is behind us for another year, we found this amusing nautical-themed advertisement for a Dutch insurance company to be worth a few laughs.
A Coast Guard crew captured some amazing video of a single-engine plane stalling in midair after it ran out of fuel off Hawaii.
The Coast Guard rescued a millionaire Pinterest investor, his son and three crewmembers after his $2.5 million Gunboat’s mast broke in heavy winds and high seas.
We found this video filmed and posted by professional water skier Tadd Thorson that shows off a trick we hadn’t seen before.
As responsible boaters, we’re always aware of the yahoos with whom we share the water.
As a previously uneventful Northeast winter suddenly made its presence felt and the Blizzard of 2015 buried New England in snow, the Soundings crew in Essex, Conn., is embracing the season (or at least trying to).
Benoît Stichelbaut is an extremely talented French maritime photographer who has focused his lenses on all the world's waters, from St. Malo to Cape Horn.
A solo sailor was caught Monday in deteriorating weather off Florida’s Passage Key, where he was driven aground.
A five-member fishing crew was lifted to safety from a sinking boat off the coast of Scotland in the North Sea by a coastal rescue team.
An Australian film crew investigating a herd of beached pregnant sperm whales was interrupted by more than a dozen circling great white sharks, including one particularly big one with an attitude to match.
It didn’t make much news in the United States last week, but a churning low-pressure system dubbed Storm Rachel battered the United Kingdom.
Boats and bridges can sometimes be a mix of oil and water, and merry old England has an infamous bridge that is something of a boat killer.
They look cute and lovable, but hippopotamuses are by nature very aggressive and are widely considered to be among the most dangerous large animals in Africa.
Sailing a Moth hydrofoil dinghy looks easy in the hands of professionals such as the ones in this video.
There is no script to a whale-watching excursion. You can never be sure how it will play out.
Heading to port in a storm, the dry cargo ship Gulf Rio ran aground and nearly sank last week on the Black Sea.
There are plenty of stories of solo boaters who fall overboard as their boat throttles on without them.
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