British Olympic champion - Andrew Simpson - has died in a sailing accident. He was killed when the catamaran he was sailing in capsized during training for the America's Cup in the San Francisco Bay.
The sinking of a ferry on Lake Toba, North Sumatra, is one of Indonesia's deadliest maritime disasters. In a DW interview, maritime security expert, Siswanto Rusdi, explains why these accidents are common in the country.
It may have been four years in the making, but the America's Cup looks destined to go to the team that missed out back in 2013. New Zealand can clinch the oldest trophy in sports when the contest resumes on Monday.
In Wolfgang Fischer's new film, a woman sailing alone on the Mediterranean faces life-or-death decisions. Styx raises uncomfortable questions about personal responsibility and Europe's refugee crisis.
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