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VIDEO: Efficiency in motion

It’s easy to take for granted the good work that Coast Guard crews do every day, but watching them in action never gets old.

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VIDEO: Plenty of pull

Trawler yacht builder Nordic Tugs is touting its new NT 39 fast trawler with a promotion that asks the question, “Who ever said all trawlers are slow?”

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VIDEO: Learning its limits

Gunboat uses cutting-edge design and technology in its North Carolina plant to build some of the best sailing catamarans in the world.

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VIDEO: Swimming with mom

The captain of a California whale-watching tour boat recently posted a video documenting a rare sight: twin whale calves swimming with their mother.

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VIDEO: Swept off his feet

The so-called “Redneck Riviera” is along the beaches of the Florida Panhandle and lower Alabama, a region known for down-home country fun.

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VIDEO: Guided missile

The bravest of Grand Canyon tourists sign up for a guided tour riding the rapid at Lava Falls, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “fastest navigable white-water stretch in North America” and producing churning water speeds approaching 30 mph.

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VIDEO: No time to lose

In case you missed it, last week an Alaskan Coast Guard crew documented one of the most dramatic rescues you’ll ever see.

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VIDEO: Greeting 'Deep Blue'

Here’s a great video that makes us wonder whether we’d have the nerve to be submerged in a shark tank with a goliath great white predator circling awfully close to our only protection.

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VIDEO: Good call

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued four recreational fishermen from an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico after their boat sank 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana on Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Touch and go

Well, here’s a boat-related video unlike any we have seen before.

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VIDEO: No joystick required

Good boat handling is always a pleasure to witness, as seen in this clip.

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VIDEO: Curious company

Here’s a video we found that’s hard not to like: A pod of playful dolphins swim alongside a sailboat off the San Diego coast.

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VIDEO: Rescue me

We’ve all seen countless videos of Coast Guard rescue swimmers making the impossible look easy.

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VIDEO: Don't do it this way

Backing a trailered boat down a launch for splashing is a task that experienced boaters take for granted.

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VIDEO: Sailing into history

In another sign of rapidly thawing relations between the United States and Cuba, five two-person teams of American Hobie Cat sailboat racers left Key West's South Beach May 16 on a Key West-to-Havana race that is believed to be the first U.S. government-sanctioned sailing race between the two cities in more than 50 years.

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VIDEO: Smooth operation

A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing mariner from Deep Bay, 25 miles north of Sitka, Alaska, last week.

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VIDEO: Reeling him in

Any angler will tell you that one of the keys to a successful day of fishing is to bring the fish aboard the boat, rather than join it in the water.

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VIDEO: Light lifting

Right now on Martha’s Vineyard, engineers are working to preserve an iconic piece of nautical history.

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VIDEO: (Too) hard to port

Curiously named, The Yacht Week is actually a summer-long festival held annually on Croatia's island-dotted Adriatic Sea coast, and it’s known for wild parties and a weekly regatta that pits enthusiastic amateur sailors with varying streaks of competitiveness.

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VIDEO: Outboard overboard

This video starts innocuously enough: Two young men working on a rescue boat leave an offshore oil-drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

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