Crazy Historic Sea Voyages

Crazy Historic Sea Voyages

For thousands of years men have been exploring the world through sea voyages, and a lot of them have done it in the most crazy way! Check out some of the historic sea voyage.   Ernest Shackleton British polar explorer Ernest Shackleton had some of the most incredible sea journeys under extreme … Read more

Interesting Facts About Steam Powered Ships

Interesting Facts About Steam Powered Ships

Check out those interesting facts about steam powered ships that dominated the seas especially during the Industrial Revolution era. Scottish inventor James Watt is renowned for his improvements in the steam power and steam engine technology. He invented and patented different types of steam engine that kicked off the Industrial Revolution. The … Read more

History of Cruise Ships

History of Cruise Ships

All of us are dreaming of luxury, and part of that luxury is to experience getting aboard a luxury ship. Check out some of the beloved cruise ships here in this article. Majesty of the Seas  The MS Majesty of the Seas is a cruise ship launched in 1992. Built in the shipyards in … Read more

Amazing Boat Races

Amazing Boat Races

Since the first race in 1829, there has been no stopping to sailboat racing. This adventurous and refreshing sport has a very interesting history and throughout the year, there are numerous racing events that keep the racers busy, active and competent. Let’s take a look at some of them: Beer Can Regatta … Read more

Interesting Facts About Powerboat Racing

Interesting Facts About Powerboat Racing

It’s not only powerboat racing as a sport that is thrilling and adventurous, but also its history that catches the attention of sea lovers. From the mid eighteen century to date, powerboat racing has evolved and taken the modern touch with speed boats that are faster and much safer. The advancements in … Read more

Different Types of Power Boats

Different Types of Power Boats

You may be surprised to find that there is more than just one or a couple of types of power boats. You will find many of them here in this gallery! Downeast-Cruiser These boats are familiar on the coasts of the New England region. A Downeast Cruiser consists of a head, a … Read more

Introduction to Boating History

Introduction to Boating History

Boating is one of mankind’s oldest pursuits. Over the centuries technology has helped people to produce more sophisticated boats. However, primitive and basic vessels still exist in many parts of the world. Although the boating history dates back some 8000 years BC, the interest dates till today, in fact, the love for … Read more

Types of Fishing

Types of Fishing

  Fishing is a favorite sport for many. For those who would like to join the angler’s club you may have to get familiar with some of these fishing terms: 1. Ayu-fishing Ayu fishing has been practiced in Japan since 430 years ago during the era of the samurai. Rods used in … Read more

Famous Sea and Shipping Quotes

Famous Sea and Shipping Quotes

If you love the sea, boats and ships, these quotes will tug your heart closer to your maritime passions. The cabin of a small yacht is truly a wonderful thing; not only will it shelter you from a tempest, but from the other troubles in life, it is a safe retreat – … Read more

Famous Pirate Ships

Famous Pirate Ships

Here is the list of ships of the history’s most (in)famous swashbucklers and bucaneers. The-Ark-Royal The Ark Royal was an English galleon ordered by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1586. It was first named as “Ark Raleigh” as it was customary to name the ship after its owner. However, she was later purchased … Read more

Famous War Ships

Famous War Ships

The following are the famous warships that sailed and ruled the seas from the 18th to 20th centuries. Essex-CV-9 When Essex CV-9 arrived, it marked the beginning of American dominance in naval air power during the Second World War. The lead ship of the Essex class, she was commissioned in December 1942. … Read more

Famous Historical Ships from Around the World

Top Most Famous Ships in History

There are many ships which have made the history books for many reasons, from wars to military to civilian. Ships being the symbol of a country’s power haven’t pretty much changed since the ancient times. Moreover, ships have been important means of transport for goods, passengers, expeditions and trade throughout centuries, ever … Read more