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Tugboats are some of the most powerful vessels on the water. They are designed to move massive objects, such as large ships and barges, and are capable of pulling weights Read more
Ships are an essential mode of transportation for people and goods across the world’s oceans. Each ship has a unique name and classification, often identified by a prefix that denotes Read more
If you’re planning a cruise to Costa Maya, chances are you’re looking forward to spending some time on the beach. Luckily, there are plenty of beautiful beaches near the cruise Read more
There’s something magical about watching a ship glide gracefully across the water, leaving a trail of gentle waves in its wake. For some people, this fascination goes beyond casual admiration Read more
Piracy has captured the imagination of people for centuries, from the tales of Blackbeard to the more recent cinematic adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow. Despite this fascination, piracy remains a Read more
The program RaceSail for scoring sailboat races and regattas has been developed by Ed Mitchell, but lately was discontinued by its author. We decided to acquire the website as Read more
Looking to find the perfect boat for fishing in the flats? Then you might find yourself looking at a microskiff. Compact and narrow, the microskiff has become a top choice Read more
A critical component to avoiding environmental or economic damage during a marine catastrophe is the ability to respond swiftly and appropriately in the aftermath of an accident to save all Read more
Risk is an important issue in the maritime industry because of the public’s concern for several catastrophic accidents. While marine insurance typically provides coverage against definite and quantifiable risks to Read more
Have you ever wondered why every ship has rudders? Why isn’t the ship’s bow (the forward part) equipped with a rudder? Or why is it usually positioned behind the propeller, Read more
Can you identify the difference between and compare carbon fiber vs fiberglass? Contrary to what many people think, they are not the same thing. Both carbon fiber and fiberglass are Read more
The question of how submarines work might be like magic for the general public, no one can even imagine how a submarine that is so massive can perform the miracle Read more
Anything can happen while on the sea, such as disasters, loss of life, and even ships becoming ghosts. There are famous real-time stories of ships that disappeared in thin air Read more
Although the term “she” is a pronoun commonly used by human beings, it is also used when referring to ships. The term has been utilized for centuries, and there are Read more
Intergovernmental Oceanic Commission statistics reveal that over three million shipwrecks are scattered on the ocean floor. On estimate, less than 1% of the discovered shipwrecks. Most of these shipwrecks have Read more
The vast world’s oceans hold unprecedented mysteries, among them being deep trenches. Ocean beds have valleys, plateaus, flatlands, and mountains, similar to the earth’s surface. Such features have led to Read more
As is the typical answer, the ocean appears to look blue, but as we all know if you have a smaller quantity of water, in a glass for example, it Read more
PWCs, otherwise known as personal watercraft or even sometimes by the brand name Jet Ski, are very clever marine vehicles that utilize a pump and an impeller to channel and Read more
Sharks are perhaps some of the most feared animals in the ocean, maybe even the world. Being the subject of countless horror and action movies and series, sharks are often Read more
On certain forms of transport, there is a chance that you have heard the term knot being referred to as a unit used to measure speed. You will most commonly Read more

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