UK Boats

Person Killed Aboard World's Largest Cruise Ship In Lifeboat Incident

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK

One crew member is dead and four others injured after an accident aboard the world’s largest cruise liner, after a lifeboat “became detached”. T...

Special Needs Parents - All in the Same Boat

Hayley Goleniowska | Posted 15.07.2017 | UK Parents
Hayley Goleniowska

I clearly recall thinking we'd never travel as a family again as Natty's diagnosis of Down's syndrome was delivered, and that it was bitterly ironic to try to explain our new life path with a travel story. Telling us that our life wasn't heading where we'd planned was crushing at that time... I for one am glad I'm in this boat. And I am grateful for the friendship of my wonderful travelling companions.

Live Slow and Sail Fast (Cast Off the Shackles)

Louis McIntosh | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK
Louis McIntosh

Many of us live vicariously through soap operas, fantasy games and in the not too distant future through a VR headset. Our essential being is being l...

Boaty McBoatface Poll Should Be Heeded By The Government, The Times Warns

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

One of Britain's oldest newspapers has called for Boaty McBoatface to be chosen as the name for a new polar research ship. The Times today urged scie...

Boaty McBoatface's Fate Just Got Torpedoed By A Tory Minister

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

Forget the EU referendum. The public vote everyone is talking about is Boaty McBoatface. The poll to name Britain's new polar research ship closed th...

A Voyage of Endurance: Destination Antarctica-Blog 3

Jonathan Thompson | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
Jonathan Thompson

Blog 3: Tourism in Antarctica On the 100th anniversary of Shackleton's famous Endurance expedition, British writer Jonathan Thompson and photographe...

Building Boats to Rebuild Livelihoods in the Philippines

Katharine Tengtio | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK
Katharine Tengtio

For the people of Dulag, like so many other people across the Philippines, there is still a long way to go before the life that they had before can be restored. With the support of locals, and those abroad, progress is being made and hope remains afloat.

This Man Is Suing Over A Bad Paint Job Of His 391ft Yacht

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is suing Dutch paint giant Akzo Nobel for £62 million in damages, claiming that they carried out an "unsatisfa...

Eerie Tales of Rio Paraguay and the Italian Pornstar

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

After I managed to get an illegal entrance stamp, I sat down to have piranha before illegally getting an exit stamp to Bolivia. My moral orientation was completely lost and furthermore, I knew I was never going to leave Paraguay officially.

Pleasure Cruiser Catches Fire On River Ouse

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

A pleasure cruiser on the River Ouse in East Yorkshire caught on fire on Tuesday morning. Two people on board were rescued. Humber Rescue volunteer...

Preaching to the Deserted

Mike Bonnet | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Politics
Mike Bonnet

To most people I imagine, deterring illegal immigrants from committing a crime they'll have invariably already committed by the time they see the government's message warning against it, sounds completely illogical. (Not to mention exhausting). If only it were so simple though.

WATCH: Students Fake GPS Signal And Hijack £50m Superyacht

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students at the University of Texas' Cockrell School of Engineering hijacked an $80m superyacht by using fake signals to gain control of the vessel's ...

LOOK: World's Largest All Solar Powered Boat

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Tech

The world's largest fully solar-powered has docked in New York ahead of an environmental mission to study the effects of climate change on the Gulf St...

PICTURES: British Rowers Begin 'Toughest' Race Round Coast Of Britain

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Sport

An epic 2,000-mile rowing race around the entire coast of Britain is now underway. The Royal Rowbarge Gloriana led the racers through London's Towe...

Tributes For Father And Daughter Killed In Speedboat Tragedy

PA | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK

A father of four who was killed in a speedboat accident which also left his eight-year-old daughter dead was described as a "great friend and colleagu...

Speedboat Tragedy Victim Named As Nicholas Milligan

PA | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK

The father who was killed in a speedboat accident which also left his eight-year-old daughter dead was named by police today. Nicholas Milligan, 51...

Father And Eight-Year-Old Daughter Killed In Speedboat Accident

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK

A 51-year-old man and his eight-year-old daughter were killed when they were thrown from a speedboat during a family holiday in a picturesque coastal ...

Two Killed In Speedboat Accident In Padstow Harbour

PA | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK

Two people have died and four others are seriously injured after a speedboat accident the ambulance service said on Sunday night. A major search an...

Exiting the Doldrums

Alex Thomson | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

I had my easiest doldrum crossing ever Saturday with only two big black clouds and a slight slow down.

Varying Winds Up to the Equator

Alex Thomson | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

I got my batteries up to 100% on Sunday for the first time since the Indian Ocean and filled up my water supply to the max. I celebrated with a shave just before I tacked, the first shave of the race, true to my word I shaved it into the style voted for by my fans on Facebook.

Christmas in the Southern Ocean

Alex Thomson | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Thomson

Today is another day of DIY. Hydrogenerator problems still plague me but I feel as though I am getting closer to the root of the problem and so hopefully I will get there finally.

WATCH: 'Boaterhome' Is The World's Coolest RV-Speed Boat Hybrid

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Tech

So you're driving your awesome campervan and you're feeling awesome, but then you see a lake ahead of you and no more road. Not awesome! But you kn...

A Fin-tastic Tale

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK

While sharks may not be the death machines that films like Jaws suggest they are, the idea of them actually saving someone’s life would surely be pu...

'My Kite Was Too Small'

PA | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK

Sir Richard Branson had to abandon an attempt to set at least two world records by kite-surfing across the English Channel on Saturday. The Virgin ...

Water Dare-Devil: Branson In Kite-Surf Records Bid

PA | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK

Sir Richard Branson is embarking on an attempt to set at least two world records by kite-surfing across the English Channel. The Virgin entrepreneu...