An MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria in Warrenton, Oregon, was on a training mission Nov. 10 when they spotted three people whose kayaks had capsized.
Spear fisherman Johan Potgieter was diving about 62 feet beneath the surface off the coast of South Africa when one of the region’s alpha predators — a great white shark — became extremely interested in him.
Trailering a boat on a highway can be a tricky task. We found this short clip of an accident in which a motorist coming from the opposite direction on a two-lane road drives across the center line and takes out a trailered boat, which skitters down the road on its hull.
Its engine had failed, and the 38-foot sailboat Golden Morn was dead in the water in rough seas and 13-foot swells about 19 miles off England’s Lizard Point.
A group of recreational sailors recently had a very close encounter with a whale off Redondo Beach, Calif.
The tall ship L'Hermione is a replica of Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette’s 18th century frigate, Freedom.
Racing high-octane powerboats is not for the weak-kneed. The now ubiquitous on-board camera gives us a front-row seat for the action.
We found the most pleasant eight seconds of video you’ll see all day.
The Transat Jacques Vabre is a biennial double-handed sail race from France to Brazil. The fleet set out from Le Havre last week, but in a matter of days the number of contestants was dwindling.
Boating’s many tribes include an extreme sect composed of bluewater adventurers focused solely on sailing as fast as possible.
The Bay of Biscay, off the west coast of France, is renowned for delivering treacherous sea conditions.
San Diego boaters have a complicated relationship with the sea lions that also call the harbor their home port.
Navigating a Hawaiian inlet with a known reef hazard and breaking surf can test any skipper’s mettle.
Collisions on racecourses are nothing new, but when the racing is among cutting-edge speedsters such as America’s Cup foiling catamarans, the impact can be especially cringe-worthy.
Dan Tracy is a Seattle-based entrepreneur with a passion for clean energy innovation. He recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for an invention that allows kayakers to harness the wind as a source of propulsion.
The Crawling Lander Craft may not be for everyone, but we find this 31-foot self-beaching and launching boat pretty cool.
When French sailor Manu Wattecamps’ 30-foot sailboat became disabled in 20-foot seas and 46-mph winds 400 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska, he knew he was in trouble.
Dolphins are among the most majestic of marine mammals, and many a bluewater sailor has enjoyed a visit from a playful pod at the bow.
We found this clip, which is both eerie and beautiful, showing from the air a sportfishing boat motoring along with more than 100 sharks swimming around outside Destin, Florida’s East Pass.
The Luderitz Speed Challenge is held annually in the harbor town in southwest Namibia, a southern African country known for consistent, strong onshore winds.
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