Ukraine’s Poroshenko accepts American patrol boats after claim the deal was deliverately stalled

The US Coast Guard has handed over two patrol boats that it no longer needs to Ukraine. The move is meant to boost Ukraine’s pathetic fleet, but was reportedly stalled for years due to corruption in the government. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday took a break from complaining about Russia to the UN General […]

13 people were injured and 4 are missing after 2 boats collided on the Colorado River

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Two recreational boats collided head-on Saturday in a stretch of the Colorado River marking the California border with Arizona that was crowded with people enjoying the Labor Day weekend. One boat sank, leaving 13 people injured, authorities said. Another four people were missing and “presumed submerged.” The crash happened in […]

Venice Bans Kayaks and Other Recreational Boats From the Grand Canal

Venice Bans Kayaks and Other Recreational Boats From the Grand Canal Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site […]

Car Brands Are Trying Everything To Stay Relevant, Including 2000+HP Boats

– I knew we were getting pulled over even before the blue lights came on. In this respect, boats are the same as cars. You pass the Coast Guard going in the opposite direction, there’s a pause for a moment or two, and then the law expresses its interest by ripping a tight 180. At […]

Noah’s Ark smashes boats two-by-two in storm-hit Dutch harbour (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 20:37 A huge replica of Noah’s Ark caused “significant” damage after gale-force winds sent the model crashing into other boats during a near-Biblical storm in a Dutch fishing village. Seven people and several animals had to be rescued in the port of Urk Wednesday when the vessel – a 70-meter-long […]

Italy gets OK from Tripoli to deploy boats to combat human traffickers from Libya

Published time: 27 Jul, 2017 22:10 The Italian government has been officially invited by the UN-recognized government in Tripoli to assist in anti-human trafficking operations designed to help stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean in an unprecedented move. A plan for the rapid deployment of Italian ships could be presented to the Cabinet […]

Norway’s fjords: Natural wonders, Viking boats and a glimpse of the past

GETTY A view over Geirangerfjord The road soars, dips and curls around hairpin bends wound as tightly as a perm. The coiled curves of Eagles Road, located high above Norway’s serrated western coast, lead the way to a panoramic viewpoint. Beside me, its thunderous roar flooding my ears, stands a waterfall and I get an […]