The boating week in pictures: French protests hit the Route du Rhum, the HMS Astute finds her way home and the Amazon goes through a dry spell

This week in the world’s best boating photos, boats lie stranded on the Rio Negro river in Brazil, civil unrest in France over pensions infiltrates a marina and a slice of life on the River Cam.

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.