Hamburg port is celebrating its 828th birthday with its spectacular annual Maritime Festival, which takes place Friday 5th to Sunday 7th of May and will see over 300 craft from all over the world take part in the event. See all the pictures from this year's celebrations
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
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!
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.
Repair work has begun on one of the main internet cables to the Channel Islands after it was cut by a ship's dragging anchor on Monday.
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.
The Thames steamship sank in the Russian Arctic in 1878. Now researchers have found the pioneering vessel in the bed of the Yenisei river.
For the first time since it was raised from the seabed, the Tudor flagship, Mary Rose will go on full display to the public. See pictures of the historic ship here.
The long awaited expansion of the Panama Canal has now opened. Thousands of people watched the first ship make its inaugural trip along the waterway.
The foundation which owns the Götheborg says it can no longer afford to run the replica ship. It is the world's largest operational wooden sailing vessel.
The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project says it has now narrowed down the search for HMS Endeavour to a group of five shipwrecks in Newport Harbor.
A last-ditch rescue effort is underway to stop an enormous cargo ship from running aground on France's southwest coast.
Microsoft's Paul Allen's yacht MV Tatoosh causes coral reef damage, perilous pair of yachtsmen ask for help for the ninth time in seven months, and Fairline is bought out of administration. Read this week's news in YBW's handy bite-sized format.
The Royal Yacht Britannia, the Queen's former ship, tops the list for the 10th year in a row.
Faced with rough seas and monster waves, the crews of these ships show some incredible seamanship. Take a look at the dramatic footage.
Watch the dramatic footage of these ships and boats caught in a storm and battling it out in rough seas.
Used during the Cold War to unofficially spy on Britain and the US, the vessel has now been turned into a luxury superyacht. Take a look at all the pictures of her stunning interior here.
From daredevil manoeuvres, to seamanship skills in choppy seas, we take a look at some of the most amazing and sometimes downright frightening boating videos.