The week in boating photos: a strange looking warship on trials, an inglorious end for the QE2, and a record-breaking teenage sailor returns home

In this week’s roundup of the world’s best boating photos , we have a strange looking warship on trials, an inglorious end for the QE2, and a record-breaking teenage sailor returning home.

Head to our gallery to see all the photos, and check out previous weeks’ best boating photos .

It’s been another busy week on www.mbmclub.com?

– Download this indispensable Cruising Companion , detailing everything you need to know about cruising at home and abroad this season.

– Take a look at this amazing world freefall record by a lifeboat .

– We’ve also uploaded test pics of the modern classics featured in the latest issue of MBM, the Nordic Cruiser and Admirals Tender .

– Another 360° tour of a boat has gone up – this time it’s the Beneteau Antares 11 getting the treatment. Read the full report in August’s issue.

– And if that’s not all, our intrepid cruisers have just made it back from Guernsey, where the fleet had been weather-bound. Read all the daily reports on our Cruising Club blog .