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true crime
true crime

Miami Luxury Yacht Owner and Captain Charged in Horrific Coke-Fueled Death

According to the feds, the 91-foot "Miami Vice" was piloted by a captain who regularly did blow—and a French owner knew about it.
Francisco Alvarado
8.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Looks Like Someone Lost a Giant Noah's Ark

The massive floating Bible museum wreaked havoc on a small fishing port in the Netherlands.
Drew Schwartz
1.3.18
travel
travel

I Spent 24 Hours On a Booze Cruise, and I Never Want to Do It Again

Being on a ferry that sails from Sweden to Finland with bottomless wine on tap and all-you-can-eat prawns sounds like a dream. But is it, really?
Benjamin Wirström
12.22.17
VICE Specials
VICE Specials

Venezuela's Alcohol-Fueled 900-Mile Speedboat Race

In a country gripped by economic and humanitarian crises, the rich still turn out in droves for the longest speed boat race on Earth.
VICE Staff
11.16.17
dangerous jobs
dangerous jobs

Harrowing Stories From Working on the Sea

Fishing remains one of the most dangerous jobs in Canada. We talked to captains about their most hazardous experiences.
Quentin Casey
11.13.17
Florida
Florida

The Guys Cashing in on Hurricane Irma's Boat Destruction

The historic storm made a mess of the fleets of ships in Miami's Biscayne Bay. Now salvagers are looking for a windfall.
Francisco Alvarado
9.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Refugee Rescue Boat Tries to Rescue Stranded Anti-Refugee Activists

"To help those who are in distress is the duty of everyone who is at sea—no matter their origins, skin color, religion, or views," the rescue group's chairman said.
Drew Schwartz
8.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Boaty McBoatface Is Finally Hitting the Seas

It should probably be called "Subby McSubmarineface," though.
River Donaghey
3.13.17
travel
travel

What It's Like to See the World for Almost No Money by Traveling on Container Ships

Are you flexible about time? Are you cool with being rocked out of bed by a storm? Container ship travel might be for you!
Mike Pearl
12.13.16
Stuff
Stuff

Why the Fuck Do the British Love Boat Racing?

I thought I'd just see posh boys making fun of poor people while two teams raced, but walked away bizarrely humbled.
Drew Schwartz
3.28.16
Stuff
Stuff

Among the Rich People, Celebrities, and Super-Yachts at the London Boat Show

Scenes from an event so posh that the dude who played the Earl of Grantham on "Downton Abbey" was posing for pictures by wrapping himself in a British flag.
Simon Childs
1.12.16
Stuff
Stuff

An Expert Lays Out the Case for Europe Opening Its Borders to Migrants

Economist Michael Clemens is pretty sure that the continent won't collapse if it lets more immigrants in.
Matern Boeselager
4.29.15