Commercial fisherman Jeremy Shockley rescued 23 people, including 14 elementary school children, after their charter boat hit a submerged object June 1 in Chesapeake Bay off Bloodsworth Island.
As the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race headed toward the Windward Passage, which connects the Caribbean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean, on June 2, the race was tight.
Sonic Sea is a consortium of scientists, shipping experts, retired Navy personnel, environmentalists, animal welfare specialists and filmmakers.
Doris, at 77 feet, 6 inches from stem head to sternpost, is the largest wooden yacht the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. ever built.
These sailors may be landlocked, but they refuse to abandon their passion.
In April of this year the Viking dragon ship Draken Harald Harfagre, under the command of Bjorn Ahlander, set sail from Haugesund, Norway.
What kid wouldn’t kill to have a miniature version of his dad’s ski boat? So this youngster’s father built one.
Rowing solo 3,229 miles across the Atlantic with no chase boat or assistance is a newsworthy effort. However, when you are 70 years old the effort earns the moniker “The Unbelievable Voyage” from ‘‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not!”
Among marine life, bioluminescence — the production and emission of light by living organisms — occurs widely.
Pleasure boaters who have dealt with fast-moving squalls or successfully white-knuckle-navigated a tricky inlet have war stories they like to tell.
For a limited time there’s a treat available online for the armchair marine biologist in all of us.
The job of harbor pilots is among the most dangerous on the water. They board incoming cargo ships and tankers and guide them through the home waters they know like the back of their hand.
The ARM Cuauhtémoc has been to ports around the world as a sailing ambassador for Mexico. This week New London, Conn., warmly greeted the tall ship and its crew.
When a 42-foot commercial fishing boat began rapidly taking on water after colliding with a larger boat off the New Jersey coast, the three-man crew’s safety training proved to be the difference between life and death.
Margate is a seaside town in Kent, England, where Londoners go to enjoy its sandy beaches.
A day of fishing ended quickly for two anglers who headed out in an open boat from Galveston Bay after a rogue wave swamped and capsized their boat.
The eighth edition of the biennial RORC Caribbean 600 was another spectacle of sail and sun in Antigua as crowds watched the largest fleet in the event’s history set off on a 600-nautical-mile race around 11 islands.
There's something captivating about this two-minute clip, which displays human interaction with marine life at its best.
Nearly every American schoolchild learns about the European explorers of the Age of Discovery. Among the most famous was Vasco da Gama of Portugal, who in the 15th century led the first voyage from Europe to India.
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