Boaters are being invited by the Canal and River Trust to take part in workshops to discuss the future of the national boat licence
The sun is breaking through the clouds and winter has finally released its grip on Britain – meaning there’s no better time to start preparing for the new boating season. We’ve rounded up some tips to get you set for the sailing season
Keep everyone entertained with our updated compilation of the best nautical jokes around..they're guaranteed side splitters!
From lighthouses to submarines, we look at the most unusual places to stay in this summer.
The bright yellow Boaty McBoatface submersible will be taking part in its first Antarctic mission this week to study water flow and underwater turbulence
Boat insurance company MS Amlin is asking people to submit their stories and photographs about boat names for a chance to win tickets to the Southampton Boat Show
We all know what 'going overboard', 'being overwhelmed', 'binging' and 'posh' mean, but did you know that these terms all have maritime origins? We pick our favourite nautical phrases used in everyday language
Police were forced to commandeer two private vessels and chase two men in a boat after it hit another vessel on New Year's Eve in Shoalhaven, New South Wales
In no particular order, we've pulled together some of the best sailing and boat-themed films of the 1980s. Vote, and let us know which one is your favourite!
Searches will resume today for Len and Annette Vandepeer and their son, Doug, after they failed to return to the Cape Jaffa boat ramp. They have been missing since Monday night
What could be more enchanting than a doing a spot of Christmas shopping on a sailing ship on Lake Constance? If you are looking for a festive break this December, look no further than 'Bodensee' and celebrate Yule visiting the beautiful markets of Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
The crew of the work boat, Alison, were rescued after the vessel sank off Tower Pier on the River Thames as a result of a collision with a passenger vessel.
Police say they are still searching for missing boater Jason Westbourne, and have now released information about the boat he is believed to own.
From inflatable SUPs to engraved compasses we have plenty of gift ideas for boaters this Christmas
The record breaking pumpkin had its maiden voyage on the lake at RHS Hyde Hall in Chelmsford, Essex...and took the crown in the boat race!
Don't paint a boat green, no bananas on ships and don't invite the priest: take a look at 13 of our favourite superstitions at sea.
Marine stabilisation manufacturer Seakeeper Inc., has announced the release of its latest model, the Seakeeper 3, designed specially for boats between 30- and 39-feet long.
A £190 million project with includes 29 villas, a 600 berth marina and a boatyard has begun construction in Ayia Napa
The 90s gave us some memorable boat-themed film classics. The Hunt for Red October kept us glued to the screen and there was not a dry eye in the cinema when Titanic came out. But which one is the best film of the 90s? Take our poll and vote for…
When you're out at sea, it is imperative you know the "rules of the road"! Watch as a small boat is buffeted out of the way by a large cargo ship in the middle of a shipping lane!