Making the news this week: a giant pirate ship baloon, huge waves breaking on the Californian coast and lobster boats at rest in a Nova Scotia harbour

In this week’s roundup of the world’s best boating photos, we have a giant pirate ship baloon, even bigger waves breaking on the Californian coast and lobster boats at rest in a Nova Scotia harbour.

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