maritime disaster

34 Missing and Feared Dead After Scuba Diving Boat Catches Fire off California Coast

The 75-foot boat caught fire in the early morning hours while divers were sleeping below deck.
David Gilbert
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Teen Survived at Sea for 49 Days in This Rickety, Floating Hut

Miraculously, ten ships passed by without seeing him before one finally came to the rescue.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Innocent Scottish Metalhead Campout Turned into a Massive Police Rescue Operation

The locals apparently thought they were some suicidal cult.
Drew Schwartz
First Dates

A First Date in a (Sort of) Boat with Paramore’s Zac Farro

I, a massive Paramore fan, got into a fake boat in a restaurant and drank cocktails with the drummer and man behind HALFNOISE.
Hannah Ewens
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Gaping Sinkhole in Florida Is Swallowing Everything in Its Path

It's already gobbled up two homes, a boat and a hot tub.
Drew Schwartz

All Aboard the Ship Sailing Near-Extinct Grains From Oslo to Istanbul

Norway-based art collective Futurefarmers has commandeered a former rescue boat to transport ancient grains from Oslo to Istanbul. “We’re using the seeds as a way to talk about challenges within the food system,” says Amy Franceschini, one of the...
Daisy Meager

A Boat, 40 Passengers, and a Bunch of Performance Art

We went on a boat tour exploring New York’s murky colonial history with New Draft Collective.
Andrew Nunes
Restaurant Confessionals

What It's Like to Be Head Chef on a Luxury Superyacht

Head chefs with alcoholic problems was a pattern that soon emerged during my time in the kitchen of superyacht. When you’re living and working in such close confines, half the job is getting on with everyone.

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat for This Shark Sculpture

A discarded fuel tank from a F-94 bomber transforms into a miniature kinetic submarine sculpture.
Nathaniel Ainley

This Guy Saved a Sinking Boat with a Vodka Bottle Cork

Boater Joseph Lehr saved his sinking vessel just off Rockaway Beach in New York this week by plugging it with a cork from a vodka bottle. Joseph, we salute you.
Daisy Meager
Vice Blog

We Spoke to Some of the People Upset About 'Boaty McBoatface' Losing to David Attenborough

Did people really think a research vessel named 'Boaty' was going to sail around the Arctic?
Sophie Hyatt

The Hangover News

This weekend, Boaty McBoatface won that naming poll, Lily Allen spoke about her seven-year stalker trauma and more.
Zoe Denton