Irishman Fanche Mahe stole the yacht from Saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire and attempted to sail for France because he was "sick of life", a Welsh court heard.
The 88-metre Intensity has spacious decks and boasts a number of standout features including a private owner's deck, floor to ceiling glass and a helipad.
The naval tradition of launching a new vessel by breaking a bottle of champagne over its bow has now been scrapped in Queensland as "environmentally unfriendly".
An investigation has now been launched after an abandoned boat was spotted on fire on the River Thames. It later sank close to the Wokingham Waterside Centre.
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.
Chris Drummond, who was taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, was airlifted from the yacht IchorCoal after experiencing severe chest pains.
The Oman Air team took Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff over the weekend, further extending their lead in the competition.
Eight men were rescued by the Tynemouth and Sunderland RNLI crews after their fishing boat starting sinking a mile off Seaburn, Sunderland.
Ambitious plans to rid the world's oceans of plastic have now moved forward as the Ocean Cleanup unveil its first prototype to be tested at sea.
The Moelfre inshore lifeboat rescued the five men on their makeshift raft as they struggled to paddle back to shore in 20 mph winds.
The sailor suffered burns to his face and body after an explosion on a boat on the Caledonian Canal in the Scottish Highlands.
YBW caught up with Chris Jacks as he finished his single-handed circumnavigation around Britain, and now focuses on preparing for the OSTAR.
Feline brothers, Bolt and Keel were found abandoned behind a rubbish bin. Now they have a life of adventure which includes sailing. Watch the fun they have!
The new sailcloth CVO sneakers are made from sails which have been used by competitive sailors, including members of the US Sailing Team.
The new Fairline Targa 53 OPEN will debut at Cannes Boat Show on 6 September 2016
The redevelopment of Pendennis Shipyard has won the infrastructure category in the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) South West Awards.
An investigation has found the crew and the firm which owned the Enterprise were all "complacent" about the dangers of working on board.
The Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service now has two new lifeboats to carry out its lifesaving work following a generous legacy from a supporter.
Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a Stover Canal barge near Newton Abbot in Devon. It is believed to be the only one of its kind found.
The Russian designer, Max Zhivov came up with the MYBO modifiable yacht system while playing with his daughter. He talks to YBW about the concept.