Steven Gerrard relaxes on a sundeck and an inflatable gets the better of some very wet commandos

In this week’s roundup of the world’s best boating photos, footballer Steven Gerrard relaxes on a sundeck, probably to try and forget the horrors of England’s World Cup ‘performance’, a leak at a Chinese mine causes devastation and some double-hard commandos end up in the drink.

To see all these images head to our gallery or view last week’s best animal boating photos.