From yacht explosions and unmanned drone boat tests to speedboats hurtling through the air and daring rescues in gale-force storms, these videos rocked our world in 2017
The US Navy filmed its speed test of its prototype for a fleet of unmanned drone ships. The Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel is around 132ft-long and clocked 27 knots.
Doyle Sailmakers released footage revealing for the first time how the sails of Sailing Yacht A were made.
Built for the the Russian billionaire, Andrey Melnichenko, the sail-assisted superyacht measures almost 143 metres (468-ft) and has a gross tonnage of about 12,600 GT.
Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth, Cornwall, released a fascinating time-lapse video showing some of its superyachts manouvering in and out of its yard.
From electric bicycle boats to amphibious caravans, watch some of the wackiest ways people are getting out on the water.
From winterising tips to the ultimate guide to the knots you need to know, these videos were packed to the rafters with helpful advice.
The moments the teams push themselves to the limit as they comptete to win the America’s Cup. From collissions and capsizings to incredible cats that fly across the water at well over 40 knots – the on board footage is compulsive viewing.
A motor boat exploded in Minden, Germany, injuring 15 firefighters and one policeman. The yacht exploded in the port of Minden, a German town in the north-east of North Rhine Westphalia.
Dramatic footage shows UK Coastguard winchman clinging to rocks in rough seas as he attempts to save three people in Cornwall.
Hurricanes may be thankfully infrequent in the UK, but these tips will ensure your boat is protected from extreme weather.
The crew of the Newquay Coastguard helicopter have completed their 600th search and rescue mission. The footage shows the helicopter rescue in dense fog.
Speedboat crashes into another vessel and is sent flying through the air during Key West World Championship race.
Rare spectacle captured on film; underwater cinematographer Stuart Ireland captured coral spawning in The Great Barrier Reef.