A one-pound boat that could float 1,000 pounds

By examining how water striders walk on water and how wood gets its lightness and great strength, researchers have created a material so buoyant that a boat made from one pound of the substance could carry  1,000 pounds.

Stealth boat speeds through water using supercavitation

US company Juliet Marine Systems has invented a boat that uses supercavitation to glide quickly through the water, undetected by radar.

Boat built from soda bottles prepares to set sail

A boat built from 12,000 plastic bottles it to set sail this month, with the aim of crossing the Pacific Ocean.