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21-year-old rower Mike Johnson lost his life when he went overboard from the Toby Wallace. A report by the MAIB has found safety standards and crew preparation were insufficient to…
The US Navy's 132-foot drone trimaran, Sea Hunter, which targets hard-to detect diesel-electric submarines, could be weaponised
The Harry Potter author bought the 156-foot yacht in January after she chartered it for a family holiday. The Amphirite was previously owned by Johnny Depp before he sold it…
Ahead of the America's Cup action in Portsmouth this weekend, Sir Ben Ainslie has already had his first win! He and his wife, Georgie Thompson have welcomed their first child.
Judge tells Alexander Baird that he had a "callous regard for the law" as he sentences him to prison for nine months.
The crew's arrival on the Isles of Scilly marks the end of their "epic row" along the Cornish coast in a gig they built themselves.
American sailor Steve Shapiro, who was rescued nine times in seven months, has now sold his yacht.
Leicestershire Police say the body recovered on 5 April has been formally identified as that of 22-year-old, Josh Cotton. His death is not being treated as suspicious.
Each impressive million-pound craft is built to withstand the five-metre swells and 100mph winds the Welsh crew takes on.
The SolarSkiff comes in single, double and four-person versions, with prices starting from $3,500. YBW talks exclusively to its creator, American entrepreneur Mark Isaacs.
New Zealand paper goods billionaire Graeme Hart watched his second expedition superyacht - a 380ft behemoth - hit the water in Norway.
Powerful winds from Storm Katie blew a heavy steel barge off its moorings and sent it careening into a bridge on the UK's south coast.
A search continues today for a father whose boat overturned while he was kayaking with his son near the centre of town in Guildford, Surrey, yesterday.
A 58-year-old sailor on a yachting holiday has described how he narrowly avoided tragedy by stepping off his sinking yacht, and onto dry land.
The historic annual Boat Race provided plenty of drama and brought thousands of spectators to West London.
A point-of-view recording shows a Gosport lifeboat crew perfrom a yacht rescue. The lifesaving volunteers responded to a pan-pan mayday call from the yacht on Saturday 26 March.
Government researchers say they've found a US Navy tugboat that went missing nearly a century ago.
A number of events around the UK are scheduled to celebrate the monarch's landmark and those who share the Queen's birthday can board the Royal Yacht for free.