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VIDEO: Fair warning

Don’t expect it as a smartphone app or a feature on the multifunction display at your helm station anytime soon, but some really smart people at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a prediction tool that may give mariners a 2- to 3-minute warning of an incoming rogue wave.

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VIDEO: To the limit

Training has begun for the next America’s Cup, which will be held in Bermuda in 2017, and the teams are honing their skills aboard AC45S training catamarans.

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VIDEO: Bow rider

This video went viral a couple of years ago, but it has recently resurfaced because it’s so cool.

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VIDEO: Bluewater superhighway

From the perspective of our local cruising grounds — patches of water and solitude we know and love as our own — we can forget there’s a great big maritime world chugging along 24 hours a day.

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VIDEO: Born to run

The J Class has its roots in the oldest sporting race in the world — the America’s Cup. The renowned international event was born in the 19th century from an annual race around the Isle of Wight called the 100 Guinea Cup.

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VIDEO: Mummified sailor had heart attack

A German adventure sailor whose mummified body was found Feb. 26 aboard his partially sunken yacht off the coast of Barobo in the Philippines died of a heart attack.

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VIDEO: On the second try

Dramatic video shows a Coast Guard helicopter crew rescuing commercial fishermen from their 76-foot scalloper after it ran aground off New York’s Rockaway Beach on Feb. 25.

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VIDEO: Fast and furious

Purists may not like it, but the America’s Cup has evolved, leaving monohulls in its wake and offering competition among lightweight multihull racing machines.

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VIDEO: Swimming with a giant

Coming face to face accidentally with this creature in the open ocean could certainly cause panic, but an enormous ocean sunfish that divers spotted off Portugal is completely harmless.

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VIDEO: Caribbean classic

The eighth edition of the biennial Caribbean 600 started in spectacular style in Antigua on Monday as crowds watched the largest fleet in the event’s history set off on a 600-nautical-mile race around 11 islands.

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VIDEO: One was saved

The life-and-death drama of desperate migrants fleeing their homelands for a better life in Europe is inescapable in the news, but this powerful clip puts a human face on the crisis.

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VIDEO: Canine dockmaster

Boaters and sea lions have a complicated relationship in Southern California, with strong opinions falling on both sides.

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VIDEO: Keeping a tradition alive

An interesting boat refit is underway at a small New Jersey boat shop.

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VIDEO: 'Disaster averted'

All three crewmembers were rescued safely after the 74-foot Carolina-style sportfishing boat Afunday hit a reef off the port city of Fajardo in Puerto Rico.

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VIDEO: Nature's fury

There is something primal about imagery that captures the sheer power of the world’s oceans.

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VIDEO: Revved up and ready

It’s finally here.

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VIDEO: From the depths

One of the many worries on boaters’ minds is how their baby is fairing even when she was left safely secured in her slip.

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VIDEO: Captains of calamity

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.

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VIDEO: Steered away from danger

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.

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VIDEO: True-blue crew

Traditionally rigged sailing vessels — tall ships — have a universal appeal.

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