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VIDEO: Desperate measures

A crew of drug runners were shuttling their contraband in a go-fast boat when Panamanian narcotics officers joined them in hot pursuit.

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VIDEO: Split and spilling

A maritime disaster unfolding off Taiwan has caused no deaths, but there are serious concerns about its effects on the environment.

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VIDEO: Swarm of Moths

They are the coolest (or strangest-looking) sailing dinghies you’re likely to encounter on the water, but there is more to Moths than meets the eye.

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VIDEO: Special delivery

The hope for anyone on a whale-watching tour is that the stars align and they get to see a breaching mammal up close.

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VIDEO: 500 years under the sea

Eighteen years of research, excavations and archaeological analysis paid off when a British shipwreck-hunting team discovered one of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama's ships.

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VIDEO: Humpbacks come to play

The career of a marine wildlife photographer offers moments of magic, and sometimes pursuing their vocation leads to a once-in-a-lifetime event.

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VIDEO: Our ocean playground

For those with a passion for the water, a new adventure/environmental documentary is touring the country with screenings at select locations.

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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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