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VIDEO: Look out below!

BBC television host Steve Leonard and Arctic expert Jason Roberts were filming an episode about polar bears for the documentary series “Incredible Journeys” when they had a very close call.

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VIDEO: Was the Keystone State sabotaged?

The side-wheel steamer Keystone State was pounded in a November storm and claimed by Lake Huron in 1861, with the loss of all 33 hands on board. The ship's final resting place was a mystery for 152 years — until now.

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VIDEO: Move over, Shark Week

The crew of Pumpin’ Hard, of Ocean City, Md., trailed some bait and a video camera off their 58-foot Blackwell’s dredge. Turns out there were some very hungry makos in the vicinity, and they weren’t camera-shy.

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VIDEO: Aquatic convoy

Part of the allure of heading offshore is not knowing what awaits you.

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VIDEO: Adrift with 5 kids on board

Two brothers-in-law and five children were involved in a harrowing rescue as their disabled boat drifted toward shoal water and breaking surf in Florida’s Nassau Sound.

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VIDEO: Trapped for 62 hours

Dramatic footage has emerged of the improbable rescue of a crewman who survived for nearly three days aboard a sunken vessel 100 feet below the surface of the Atlantic.

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VIDEO: Climb of their lives

A 16-foot jonboat is no place to be with a gale warning in effect, but that’s where two teenage boys in North Carolina found themselves on Sunday.

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VIDEO: A skipper's fateful choice

Why would an experienced tall ship captain sail headlong into the teeth of a well-forecast hurricane barreling toward a destructive and historic assault on the Northeast?

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VIDEO: Left behind as 'bait'

A young couple from Arizona celebrating their first wedding anniversary with a vacation in Thailand were left behind in the water when the skipper of their dive boat headed for shore.

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VIDEO: Cruising rally takes a beating

The Salty Dawg Rally — the cruise-in-company to the Caribbean each fall — got under way in a staggered start in early November from Hampton, Va., Beaufort, N.C., and other ports with a 116-boat fleet.

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VIDEO: Party crashers

This was one dockside party to miss.

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VIDEO: Over the top

The boats are built for speed, and the drivers live to break records.

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VIDEO: Most powerful ever recorded

For perspective, Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines on Friday, packed more power than hurricanes Katrina and Sandy combined, according to reports.

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VIDEO: Like roping a wild horse

Retrieving a boat being swept across a bar on a raging river is a questionable decision, but a trio of Kiwis in a small inflatable make it look easy in this video.

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VIDEO: When the gales of November come early

Among modern-era shipwrecks, the loss of the 729-foot bulk freighter Edmund Fitzgerald has retained the public’s fascination for nearly 40 years.

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VIDEO: The saint that came roaring in

Nearly a year to the day that Sandy wreaked havoc from New Jersey to Rhode Island, hurricane-force winds battered the United Kingdom, Germany, Scandinavia and Denmark last week, killing at least 16 people across northern Europe.

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VIDEO: A World Series ring and a duck boat

Victory parades for sports teams are a long-standing tradition. The latest of three Boston Red Sox World Series championships in a decade continues the Beantown twist of incorporating the Charles River into the procession.

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VIDEO: A new day for sail freight?

Ceres is a 30-foot, flat-bottomed, two-masted, engineless sailboat that the Vermont Sail Freight Project built during the summer with the purpose of delivering freight under sail. Over the weekend, Ceres became the first sailboat to ship freight to Manhattan in 60 years.

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VIDEO: A substantial achievement

A retired welder from Michigan recently launched a 56-foot steel and aluminum yacht that he spent 18 years building.

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VIDEO: An angler's fate is sealed

Mike “The Griz” Ritz is the host of “Adventures South of the Border,” a cable TV program showcasing some of Mexico’s best sportfishing.

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