In no particular order, we've pulled together some of the best sailing and boat-themed films of the 1980s. Vote, and let us know which one is your favourite!
ISWAN and KVH Videotel have produced the ‘Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing’ package to tackle mental health issues
ISWAN's 'Seafarers' Mental Health and Wellbeing' package has been created to provide support to sailors with mental health issues and is available free of charge
Toyota Motor Europe sponsors Energy Observer, the hydrogen-powered ship on a world search for renewable energy solutions
Ship Energy Observer is setting off on a six year journey around the world in search of cleaner energy solutions for the planet
Former Northern Lighthouse Board ship Fingal to be turned into a luxury hotel
The Royal Yacht Britannia’s trading company, Royal Yacht Enterprises, has invested £3.5m into turning Fingal into a luxury hotel which will be docked in Edinburgh
C-Worker 7: The first autonomous ship registered in the UK
The autonomous ship - C-Worker 7 - is the first unmanned vessel to sign up with the UK Ship Registry
Toy pirate ship sails from Scotland to Scandinavia
Ollie and Harry Ferguson launched their Playmobil pirate ship from Peterhead in Scotland earlier this year. It has now reached the shores of Denmark, Sweden and Norway
Icebreaker MSV Nordica sets new Northwest Passage record
MSV Nordica set the record for the earliest crossing of the Northwest Passage, after completing the Arctic voyage in 24 days
Rolls-Royce demonstrates world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel
Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark
Hamburg Maritime Festival: see all the pictures from the port’s 828th birthday
Hamburg port is celebrating its 828th birthday with its spectacular annual Maritime Festival, which takes place Friday 5th to Sunday 7th of May and will see over 300 craft from all over the world take part in the event. See all the pictures from this year's celebrations
15 Nautical phrases used in everyday language
We all know what 'going overboard', 'being overwhelmed', 'binging' and 'posh' mean, but did you know that these terms all have maritime origins? We pick our favourite nautical phrases used in everyday language
Lake Constance: the perfect Christmas break
What could be more enchanting than a doing a spot of Christmas shopping on a sailing ship on Lake Constance? If you are looking for a festive break this December, look no further than 'Bodensee' and celebrate Yule visiting the beautiful markets of Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Repairs begin after a ship’s anchor cuts internet cables to the Channel Islands
Repair work has begun on one of the main internet cables to the Channel Islands after it was cut by a ship's dragging anchor on Monday.
Sailing superstitions: 13 things never to do at sea!
Don't paint a boat green, no bananas on ships and don't invite the priest: take a look at 13 of our favourite superstitions at sea
Pioneering British steamship, The Thames, discovered in Russia
The Thames steamship sank in the Russian Arctic in 1878. Now researchers have found the pioneering vessel in the bed of the Yenisei river.
Pictures: Mary Rose warship to go on full public display
For the first time since it was raised from the seabed, the Tudor flagship, Mary Rose will go on full display to the public. See pictures of the historic ship here.
Newly expanded Panama Canal opens
The long awaited expansion of the Panama Canal has now opened. Thousands of people watched the first ship make its inaugural trip along the waterway.
Historic wooden sailing ship, Götheborg for sale
The foundation which owns the Götheborg says it can no longer afford to run the replica ship. It is the world's largest operational wooden sailing vessel.
Researchers believe they’ve found Captain Cook’s Endeavour
The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project says it has now narrowed down the search for HMS Endeavour to a group of five shipwrecks in Newport Harbor.
Video: Final rescue attempts for huge cargo ship headed for French coast
A last-ditch rescue effort is underway to stop an enormous cargo ship from running aground on France's southwest coast.
Weekly round-up: YBW news digest
Microsoft's Paul Allen's yacht MV Tatoosh causes coral reef damage, perilous pair of yachtsmen ask for help for the ninth time in seven months, and Fairline is bought out of administration. Read this week's news in YBW's handy bite-sized format.