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Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

Oyster | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting.

Little Girl Saves Capsized Boat With Her Crazy Legs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.08.2014 | Weird News

Unless you are living a seaborne lifestyle, you probably don't run into the "oh man, my boat has capsized again" problem very often. But this Baja...

Voyage of the New World

Mark Eveleigh | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Mark Eveleigh

Her looks might be respectfully olde-worlde but Dunia Baru (New World) has brought hundreds of years of Sulawesi shipbuilding traditions to a level of near-perfection.

An Ode to Rebel Parents

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Dana H. Glazer

Like all good rebels, rebel parents challenge our hyper-protective, fear-ingrained, consumer-driven lives, and frankly, I think we are a lot better off with them throwing caution to the wind than we are with the more pervasive absentee or "helicopter" parents.

What Does The Boat Say?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

"I liked the part where he said BRWABLGABLWRABRABLA," says one YouTube commenter. We 100% agree. Via Tastefully Offensive...

"Gone Fishing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima If legendary composer George Gershwin had also been a fisherman, one of his greatest works might have been "Porgy and Bass." I could...

'This Guy Really Delivers'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.15.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

With apologies to Nathaniel Hawthorne, who is dead and can't sue me, I live in the House of the Three Gables. When the vent in the main one, the Clark gable, was gone with the wind after a recent storm, my wife, Sue, asked me to fix it.

Boats of Doom: 18 Nautical FAILS

Oliver Noble | Posted 10.05.2012 | Comedy

With summer coming to a close it’s our last chance to enjoy the misfortunes of people injuring or otherwise humiliating themselves during water spor...

How Could the Sinking of the Titanic Have Been Prevented?

Quora | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Chris O'Regan, Amateur Titanic enthusiast from Brisbane 1. Titanic could have been constructed with...

PHOTOS: 7 Cruises That Help You Stay Fit At Sea

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Enjoy your vacation without taking home extra pounds as a souvenir.

Crew Rescued From Burning Boat

Posted 02.20.2012 | World

Dramatic footage released by Iranian state television shows nine crew members being rescued from a burning boat. In the video above, black smoke billo...

Bizarre Boatjacking Compared To Infamous 'Craigslist Killer'

Posted 09.03.2013 | Crime

UPDATE: Leutbecker was ultimately charged with one felony count of robbery with a firearm. The County Clerk's office told the Huffington Post Leutbeck...

Sailing In A Giant Duck? Whatever Floats Your Boat

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Ducks are great swimmers -- but they also make for great boats. At least according to shipbuilder Christian Bohlin, who sailed his eye-catching duc...

A Man In A Boat

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

What does it mean to be a good man? I am admitting here, for my grandfather's sake, that the answer is not as straightforward as I'd once imagined.

Details of 18th-Century 'Ground Zero Ship' Revealed

Yahoo! News | Andrea MustainOurAmazingPlanet Staff WriterLiveScience.Com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Pro Athletes Tour the Gulf, Share Their Thoughts

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Avital Andrews

Today a group of professional athletes and Olympians boarded a fishing boat to tour the oil devastation on the Gulf Coast. Then they held Sierra Club-hosted conference to share their impressions of the damage.

Photo Appears To Show John F. Kennedy With Naked Women

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TMZ has obtained a never-before published photograph which appears to show John F. Kennedy on a boat filled with naked women -- it's a photo that cou...


Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

"Seasickness is mostly mind over matter," said Capt. Joe, adding that he used to get sick as a boy when he went on fishing trips with his father and uncles. "You grow out of it."

Unemployed Single-Mom Weathers Bad Economy On Small Boat

Central Florida News 13 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Florida may be a great place to have a boat, but for one family, boating has become their worst nightmare as the tough economy has kept them anchored....

Boat Carrying Haitian Migrants Capsizes, 113 saved, 85 missing

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos — Rescuers searched by sea and air Tuesday for nearly 70 Haitians after an overloaded sailboat ran aground and ...