Category Archives: maritime

Russian flyboarders

In the city of Konakovo, Tver region, a performance of flyboarders in neon suits and torches took place. Extremes hovered over the Volga on 15-meter jets of water. – Goog translate.

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Dealing with Somali pirates

Pirates have become a huge problem for freighters such that some shipping lines are hiring actual security forces to protect their vessels and cargo. Some of these scenes are from the US Navy. [5:17]

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Barefoot water skiers

Trying to set a new world record, one boat pulls 33 barefoot skiers. Not one foot was ticklish and no one wore socks.

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Jet boat build time lapse

HP Shoal Runner 21′ Raptor RK (radius keel) construction video. More info.

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Challenging landing

A landing conducted by a Prism Defence Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer during development of Ship Helicopter Operating Limits for the Lynx Mark 90B helicopter onboard the KNUD RASMUSSEN class Offshore Patrol Vessel. Prism Defence was formed in 2004, … Continue reading

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2017 Salmon River Jet Boat Races

This is the Saturday morning upriver leg of the race. I wasn’t able to get as good as a spot as last year, but the roar of these awesome boats is worth watching. [4:22]

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Drag boats

Drag Boat MPH record set 2017 Lucas Oil Drag Boat race, Parker, Arizona [5:45] And then there’s this… The world’s fastest pontoon boat.

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Longtail boat

Some of these boats in Thailand have jet ski engines.

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Boating like a boss – fave

Launching Docking

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Boat terminal in Bangladesh

Big ships and small boats fight for limited space at the Dhaka ferry terminal.

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Surfing safety boat goes surfing

When a huge set wave nearly trapped the safety boat in the impact zone at Jeffreys Bay, they skillfully skirted disaster by ripping their way across the big green wall. Wave drifting.

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Aircraft carrier sharp turns

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) performs high-speed turns in the Atlantic Ocean. Abraham Lincoln is underway after successfully completing its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul and will spend several days conducting sea trials.

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Aircraft Carrier – online trailer

The mission to protect and defend the world’s oceans has become far more complex and challenging in recent years, and naval aviation has become increasingly vital to success. One of the greatest engineering feats in history, the modern U.S. nuclear … Continue reading

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Ferry crash

A large ferry boat crashed into a dock in the Dominican Republic. An amazing demonstration of the power of kinetic energy in a large mass in motion. [Streamable] Alternate POV

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Somali pirates

The fight between Somali pirates and a Private security guard squad on board a cargo ship, when pirates were trying to board the ship.

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Fastest hydroplane on Earth

After a 100+ years of evolution in race boat design, the modern Unlimited Hydroplane is the world’s fastest race boat, capable of speeds over 200mph and powered by a 3000 horsepower Lycorning T-55 L-7 military Chinook helicopter turbine engine.

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