The six-boat fleet competing in the Volvo Ocean Race is navigating the most treacherous leg of the round-the-world race as it traverses the volatile Southern Ocean en route from Auckland, New Zealand, to Itajai, Brazil.
A South African great-grandmother is bent on proving you’re never too old to learn new tricks.
When a 70-year-old man injured his back aboard a 29-foot recreational boat nearly 40 miles offshore, the skipper made a mayday call via VHF channel 16.
There are plenty of failed-boat-launch videos out there, but here’s one we hadn’t seen before — a quick clip, courtesy of Eastern Europe.
Lecanvey is a seaside village in County Mayo, Ireland, known for big tidal swings.
Transiting a tricky inlet is among the biggest challenges of boating.
It probably seemed like a good idea at the time, but that doesn’t mean it was.
Two anglers wisely invested in an EPIRB, and it led to a speedy rescue when their 25-foot boat capsized.
Video camera-rigged unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, seem to be everywhere these days — like gnats at a quiet anchorage.
With winter finally and mercifully releasing its grip in the Midwest and Northeast, here’s one more look at the conditions that preceded the thaw.
The setting: Force 9 winds and 13-foot seas about 8 miles southeast of Stornoway, a fishing village on the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
We don’t know how the tow vehicle and trailer came to be underwater, but when that happens, you need a better plan than this.
Racers come in all stripes. Beyond the familiar performance powerboats is a different breed of speed freaks: pontoon boat racers.
We don’t know a lot about the circumstances, but this video appears to be from a whale-watching expedition.
A research team led by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen says it has located a World War II Japanese battleship that was considered one of the world's largest and the most technologically advanced warship of its time.
Surveillance video was released of a boat crashing into a popular beachfront restaurant south of Tampa, Fla., and it’s amazing that the skipper didn’t kill anyone.
The tradition of ceremoniously launching a new vessel, whether it be with a bottle of champagne smashed across the bow or a few carefully chosen words of blessing, dates back thousands of years.
Boats and waterskiing have gone hand in hand since at least the 1940s, and jumping is among the most impressive parts of the sport.
It doesn’t boast the drama of Herman Melville’s classic Moby-Dick, but a charging sperm whale got the attention of a Chilean fishing-boat crew recently.
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