The weird and wonderful world of boating told in pictures from across the globe

This week in the world’s best boating photos, Kanji the sea lion grins and bears another show at Japan’s Sea World, Tom Cruise takes to the water for the filming of Mission Impossible IV and ‘beaver boats’ on the Yangtze River get busy at the dam.

To see all these images head to our best boating photos gallery or check out our selection of last week’s best boating photos.