The boating week in pictures: New Zealand surf boat flips on a wave, Japan calls off whaling fleet and Vietnamese tourist boat sinks, killing 12 people

This week in the world’s best boating photos, a rower does a 180 degree flip at the surf boat races in Auckland, Japan brings its whaling fleet home from the Antarctic and twelve people died after a Vietnamese tourist boat sank in in Halong Bay.

To see all these images head to our best boating photos gallery and look back through all of our weekly picks from the past few months.