Making the news this week: the oil slick off the coast of Louisiana and 900 people swim the Orinioco River

In this week’s roundup of the world’s best boating photos, we see the weathered oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico, an incredible salvage picture from South Korea and 900 people swim the Orinioco River in Venezuela.

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