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VIDEO: Full-throttle jump

Jet boats have risen to the challenge of white water, open water and shallow, and now they’re taking on land — a beach in this case. Watch this heart-stopping video of a 16-foot Lynx Outlaw using a sandy shore for a launch ramp at Tuchodi Lakes in British Columbia, Canada.

Check out this video shot by Brad Dwernychuk:

“They told us that they were going to jump the boat, so they come wide-open across the lake,” Dwernychuk, 16, of Beaverlodge, Alberta, told Caters News. “We thought they were kidding when they said that, and as they got closer to the jump they sped up.”

“I jumped when they hit it, and then we were really fired up.”



VIDEO: Full steam ahead!

The historic steamboat Sabino — one of the last of her kind in existence — is back in action, after a three-year restoration at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Connecticut.


VIDEO: Ready, Set, GO!

Just how fast can a lobster boat go? Head up to Maine and see for yourself, or watch this video.


VIDEO: Thrills and spills

Cocktail Class boats might be small, but they pack a fun and powerful punch.


VIDEO: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Autonomous boating slowly is becoming a reality. And, if a Boston, Massachusetts, startup gets its way, skipper-less boats soon could be put to dangerous tasks, such as firefighting and oil spill containment—or maybe even take you out on your next cruise, hands-free.


VIDEO: Definitely Not A Canoe

Michael Danesi isn’t the first retiree to build a boat in his barn, but Danesi dreams big and is constructing a Chebacco – a traditional 40-foot schooner from New England.


VIDEO: The loveable catboat

Those who appreciate catboats – with their beamy, rounded hulls, un-stayed masts, gaff rigs and ultra-long booms – find that these traditional sailboats are hard to beat, when it comes to practical design and pleasurable sailing.


VIDEO: Classic Maine Style

These Down East boats have a classic feel, but their Maine builders are keeping them up to date.


VIDEO: “Lava Bomb” Injures 23 On Hawaiian Tour Boat

A tour boat navigating around a coastal lava flow in Hawaii this week was struck by a large chunk of lava, injuring 23 people. The basketball-size rock punctured the boat’s roof and covered its deck with volcanic debris