A 16-foot jonboat is no place to be with a gale warning in effect, but that’s where two teenage boys in North Carolina found themselves on Sunday.
Why would an experienced tall ship captain sail headlong into the teeth of a well-forecast hurricane barreling toward a destructive and historic assault on the Northeast?
A young couple from Arizona celebrating their first wedding anniversary with a vacation in Thailand were left behind in the water when the skipper of their dive boat headed for shore.
The Salty Dawg Rally — the cruise-in-company to the Caribbean each fall — got under way in a staggered start in early November from Hampton, Va., Beaufort, N.C., and other ports with a 116-boat fleet.
The boats are built for speed, and the drivers live to break records.
For perspective, Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines on Friday, packed more power than hurricanes Katrina and Sandy combined, according to reports.
Retrieving a boat being swept across a bar on a raging river is a questionable decision, but a trio of Kiwis in a small inflatable make it look easy in this video.
Among modern-era shipwrecks, the loss of the 729-foot bulk freighter Edmund Fitzgerald has retained the public’s fascination for nearly 40 years.
Nearly a year to the day that Sandy wreaked havoc from New Jersey to Rhode Island, hurricane-force winds battered the United Kingdom, Germany, Scandinavia and Denmark last week, killing at least 16 people across northern Europe.
Victory parades for sports teams are a long-standing tradition. The latest of three Boston Red Sox World Series championships in a decade continues the Beantown twist of incorporating the Charles River into the procession.
Ceres is a 30-foot, flat-bottomed, two-masted, engineless sailboat that the Vermont Sail Freight Project built during the summer with the purpose of delivering freight under sail. Over the weekend, Ceres became the first sailboat to ship freight to Manhattan in 60 years.
A retired welder from Michigan recently launched a 56-foot steel and aluminum yacht that he spent 18 years building.
Mike “The Griz” Ritz is the host of “Adventures South of the Border,” a cable TV program showcasing some of Mexico’s best sportfishing.
The exclamation “fish on!” can get the adrenaline pumping pretty quickly, especially when there’s a marlin at the end of the line.
The 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show — the largest in-water boat show in the world — starts Thursday.
A Hawaii woman says the man who stole her family’s 47-foot charter sailboat not only devastated their memories but he also took their livelihood when he ran aground.
BASE jumping is an activity in which thrill-seekers use a parachute to jump from fixed objects. BASE is an acronym for the categories of fixed objects from which one can jump: building, antenna, span, and earth.
Lest there be any doubt, an Oct. 11 pirate attack on a supertanker 237 nautical miles off Somalia is a reminder that piracy — though much diminished in 2013 — remains a deadly threat and one that has spurred new warnings for yachts to steer clear of the southern Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden and the western Indian Ocean.
Don’t tell Tucker K. Owings that lightning never strikes twice.
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