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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: 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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VIDEO: Minutes to spare

Thirteen people aboard a sinking motoryacht escaped injury after the Coast Guard cutter Margaret Norvell rescued them earlier this week about 15 miles off Fort Lauderdale.

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VIDEO: 'To get them home'

Two members of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod have received prestigious military aviation awards for heroism for their actions during a lifesaving rescue mission south of Nantucket in February of 2015.

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VIDEO: Bluewater sailors honor their own

Founded in 1922, the Cruising Club of America has about 1,200 members who are qualified by their experience in offshore passage-making.

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VIDEO: Lobster trap has jaws

Viral videos are everywhere, but this one delivered something totally new to us and put smiles on our faces.

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VIDEO: Adrift in 20-foot seas

Two sailors found themselves in serious danger after a storm battered their boat in the Gulf of Mexico, shredding the sails and cracking the hull.

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VIDEO: A taste of spring

Winter finally arrived for boaters in the United States, so for those whose boats are tucked away, it’s time to daydream about the season that lies ahead.

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VIDEO: Ingenious or in danger?

With snowbirds cruising south along the Intracoastal Waterway, this video from a few years back has resurfaced, and even if you’ve seen it, it’s worth another look.

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VIDEO: Tall again

Built in 1973, the 130-foot schooner Harvey Gamage is back in the water after a 14-month refit, ready to return to her mission as a platform for educational programs.

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VIDEO: The plastic continent

More than 100 million tons of plastic is floating around the world’s oceans, and it affects marine species as well as humans.

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