The best boating photos from around the world

Making the news this week: a bubble-blowing whale, HMS Illustrious and it's surf's up... in Scarborough

In this week’s roundup of the world’s best boating photos,

we have a surfer laughing in the face of frostbite in Scarborough, workers clearing pier wreckage to make way for a new Brighton landmark and HMS Illustrious going in for a refit.

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