Watch: Heavy Surf Sea Trials with Safehaven Marine’s ‘Thunder Child’

Here's a look at the heavy surf sea trials of Safehaven Marine's new XSV 17 craft during several days of recent storms to hit Ireland. The vessel here is the Thunder Child, powered by Caterpillar C12.9 1,000hp engines. Safehaven says during trials they managed to get 50kt winds and 6m waves, during which the vessel handled "fabulously". Make sure to turn on … [Read more...]

WATCH: How NOT To Capsize When Crossing The Bar [VIDEO]

Curious how NOT to capsize your fishing vessel in heavy seas? New Zealand journalist Geoff Mackley decided to visit the infamous Greymouth Bar, grab the saltiest old sea-captain he could find; an unintelligible yet undeniably talented Kiwi fisherman, and ask that very question. The dialogue in this video is impossible to understand but, trust us, amid … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – ‘Barracuda’ Law Enforcement Vessel in Heavy Surf Sea Trials

Scroll Down For Video Following up on yesterday's ship photos of the day of Safehaven Marine's Interceptor 48 rescue vessel in heavy surf sea trials, here's a look at the company's new 'Barracuda', a high speed Interceptor designed for military and law enforcement. According to Safehaven Marine, "‘Barracuda’ is a high speed low RCS Interceptor for military and law … [Read more...]

Video: Big Wave Surfer Jumps Ship, Gets HUGE Air

Well, this happened. All that sandsliding as a kid finally paid off. Use the launch ????. I piss myself laughing watching this now, but we were all pretty puckered up at the time! ???? @jayjohnsonasp A video posted by Mark Healey (@donkeyshow) on Dec 21, 2014 at 11:08pm PST Editor's note: The Youtube video previously posted was removed by user. The one above was the … [Read more...]