Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters

Five Dangerous Waters crew members embark upon an epic adventure riding their personal watercraft from Seattle up through Alaska and across the Bering Strait to Russia.

Episode Guide

  • Dangerous Waters - Never Lose Faith (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Never Lose Faith

    The men explore sunken Japanese Navy vessels from World War II; poor fuel is wreaking havoc with the expedition's Jet Ski; Steven finds a way for the expedition to move on.

  • Dangerous Waters - The Gift (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    The Gift

    Philippine locals come to the aid of the expedition; the men receive unexpected help at Noa Noa Island; every last drop of fuel is filtered; the crew finds a remote cemetery.

  • Dangerous Waters - Engine Trouble (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Engine Trouble

    Poor fuel quality begins causing problems; Troy is forced to leave the expedition; Steven enters a small native village looking for fuel.

  • Dangerous Waters - Threat Region (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Threat Region

    Steven hatches a plan to get Troy into the Philippines; customs, police, and military warn the team to avoid all marine traffic; insurgents are active in the entire threat region; the crew head in the wrong direction.

  • Dangerous Waters - Humbled (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:


    Military warn the expedition of terrorist threats; the crew explores a floating village; Troy looses his passports and medications; tensions are high.

  • Dangerous Waters - Storm Troubles (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Storm Troubles

    The crew departs Malaysia and head into Brunei; thunderstorms continue to cause problems; terrorism becomes a real threat to the expedition.

  • Dangerous Waters - Rolling the Dice (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Rolling the Dice

    The expedition shrinks with only two operating watercraft and three men; Steven sends another member of his team home; the coast of Borneo is beautiful and full of danger.

  • Dangerous Waters - Hard Decisions (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Hard Decisions

    Steven is forced to send a crewmember home.; the expedition attempts to cross the South China Sea; disaster strikes during a huge storm.

  • Dangerous Waters - The First 10 Miles (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    The First 10 Miles

    The expedition moves off shore shadowed by a new fuel support boat; mechanical mishaps cause a Jet Ski to sink; Steven's back is against the wall.

  • Dangerous Waters - A New Crew (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    A New Crew

    A whole new Dangerous Waters crew meets in Singapore; preparations for departure take an unexpected turn; Steven recruits the Spikey Lady; equatorial thunderstorms cause havoc.

  • Dangerous Waters - Tragedy & Triumphs (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Tragedy & Triumphs

    A dangerous flight to refuel the expedition; The men camp among brown bears; The crew finds a dangerous shipwreck and question Steven's leadership.

  • Dangerous Waters - Northern Waters (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Northern Waters

    The expedition encounters brown bears on Afognak Island; The men cross the Shelikoff Straits, notorious for sinking ships; Steven calls for help when the men are stranded without fuel.

  • Dangerous Waters - Nothing Comes Easy (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Nothing Comes Easy

    The crew has been chased off the water by lightening; a Monsoonal weather pattern brings harsh ocean conditions as the team approach the border of Thailand; the crew get bad news from the Malaysian Border Authority.

  • Dangerous Waters - Natures Witness (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Natures Witness

    The expedition stumbles into devastation caused by a Typhoon; the crew gets thrown from their watercraft in rough seas; lighting filled Monsoonal storms plague the men's progress forcing an unexpected overnight.

  • Dangerous Waters - Darkness Calls (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Darkness Calls

    The expedition heads out into a dark ocean with rough conditions pushing the men into an unknown Malaysian village.

  • Dangerous Waters - Changing Course (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Changing Course

    The crew lays low in Thailand waiting for their Jet Ski; Steven struggles to keep the men focused.

  • Dangerous Waters - Security Threat (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Security Threat

    The crew is told they are a threat to the National Security of India.

  • Dangerous Waters - Bad Decisions (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Bad Decisions

    Rough ocean conditions; coastal fishermen are suspicious of the expedition; the crew makes an unexpected stop that changes everything; Indian government authorities flip flop.

  • Dangerous Waters - The Hidden Coast of India (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Hidden Coast of India

    Jet Ski on the beach, the men discover the coast of India different from anywhere else; a horse and cart deliver fuel.

  • Dangerous Waters - Success! (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:


    Steven's trip to New Delhi is successful and the expedition is able to claim their Jet Skis.

  • Dangerous Waters - 1,000 Miles (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    1,000 Miles

    The government of India is not allowing the Jet Ski to clear customs; Steven fly's 1000 miles to New Delhi for face to face meetings while the expedition is preparing to return to the United States.

  • Dangerous Waters - Indian Customs (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Indian Customs

    Indian Customs threatens to shut down the expedition and send the Jet Skis back to the United States; Steven travels to New Delhi.

  • Dangerous Waters - New Adventure (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    New Adventure

    The crew has unfinished business in Greece and are forced to return to Kos in order to claim their gear; the men travel half way around the world and arrive in Mumbai, India.

  • Dangerous Waters - Mumbai, India (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Mumbai, India

    The crew has unfinished business in Greece and are forced to return to Kos in order to claim their gear; the men travel half way around the world and arrive in Mumbai, India.

  • Dangerous Waters - The Home Stretch (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Home Stretch

    The crew experiences a rough ride to Athens, Greece; a storm off the Sahara Desert heads their way.

  • Dangerous Waters - Breaking Boundaries (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Breaking Boundaries

    The crew is forced to head into the country of Albania; Patrick and Steven get up close and personal with a black bear.

  • Dangerous Waters - Avoid Albania (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Avoid Albania

    The men all receive their captain's license in Croatia and head South for Montenegro; customer's officers try to fine the expedition.

  • Dangerous Waters - Border Violation (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Border Violation

    Scott quits the team and heads home; Croatian Police force the crew off the water for days; Steven disappears into the Croatian countryside.

  • Dangerous Waters - Quitters Quit (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Quitters Quit

    Scott takes a beating in the rough waters of the Adriatic; the men get blown off the waters in Croatia and tour ancient Roman Ruins; Scott is at his breaking point.

  • Dangerous Waters - Denied (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:


    The crew are denied access to the Danube River in Austria and forced to look for other options; a stranger with a truck is trusted to transport the Jet Ski over the Alps to the Adriatic Sea.

  • Dangerous Waters - 5 Miles Per Hour (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    5 Miles Per Hour

    German Police slow the crew down.; a Viking Cruise ship invites the men aboard; things get difficult in Austria.

  • Dangerous Waters - German Police (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    German Police

    The crew continues through the lock system when they are suddenly denied access by the German Police; fuel is running out.

  • Dangerous Waters - Lock Troubles (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Lock Troubles

    Traveling into the Mainz Canal system the crew must navigate through nearly 60 locks in their push to the Black Sea; Jake nearly capsizing on the stern of a huge riverboat.

  • Dangerous Waters - The Magic of Germany (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Magic of Germany

    The crew arrives in Amsterdam and head into the Rhine River System; German Police stop the team for questioning.

  • Dangerous Waters - Foreign Struggles (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Foreign Struggles

    In Germany, cameraman Casey Bays puts Steven's patience to the test; Scott continues to show signs of discontent; news media from around the world takes interest in the expedition.

  • Dangerous Waters - The North Sea (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The North Sea

    The men travel south down the coast of Denmark getting a first hand look at World War 2 bunkers; the expedition's main GPS fails miles from shore.

  • Dangerous Waters - Scared Straight (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Scared Straight

    The expedition makes another attempt to reach the Shetland Islands on Easter Sunday; Steven struggles to keep Scott focused on the teams mission; the crew reaches Europe.

  • Dangerous Waters - Steven, I'm Scared (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Steven, I'm Scared

    New crew member Scott gets his first taste of an angry ocean; relentless high sea's put the entire expedition on a new course.

  • Dangerous Waters - The North Atlantic (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The North Atlantic

    The men arrive in Iceland to find their jet ski is still in transit; snow and Ice hamper the crew's departure; a village buried by a volcano.

  • Dangerous Waters - Iceland Bound (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Iceland Bound

    Steven and new crew member, Scott, pull the Jet Ski 3100 miles to meet a transport ship bound for the North Atlantic.

  • Dangerous Waters - Flashback (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:


    Steven, Patrick, and Charles take a look back at struggles the team has been through since leaving Seattle over 6000 miles ago: disgruntled crew, short on money, the Russian military, changing the expeditions route, and heading into the ice.

  • Dangerous Waters - After the Expedition (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    After the Expedition

    For the first time ever the crew of Dangerous Waters round table the expeditions adventure this season and talk about some of the things that happened behind the scenes. With Steven Moll, Patrick McGregor, Jake Hammer, Casey Bays, and Chris Harvey.

  • Dangerous Waters - Locked In (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Locked In

    The ice pack moves in around the fuel boat and all the Jet Ski Watercraft. Gasoline barrels rupture, the team all hunker down on the fuel boat, the weather moves in. The team must make their most difficult decision ever before someone gets hurt.

  • Dangerous Waters - Abandoned (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    The Whalers refuse to haul the expeditions fuel any further North. The men must calculate if they have enough fuel and food to make it and the ocean begins to freeze right beneath the men's watercraft.

  • Dangerous Waters - Superstitions (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:


    Steven's watercraft continues to sink. The expedition takes refuge on a deserted, frozen beach and the Whaling boat captain gets a funny feeling and changes everything for the expedition.

  • Dangerous Waters - Polar Bears (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Polar Bears

    For the first time this season, the crew begins seeing Polar Bears roaming the frozen tundra. The weather continues to build and Steven has to make a decision on the fate of his watercraft.

  • Dangerous Waters - It's Sinking (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    It's Sinking

    Freezing spray covers the men. In the black of the Arctic night, Steven's watercraft sinks and the weather report looks grim. High winds almost capsize the fuel boat and the Whalers boat goes adrift.

  • Dangerous Waters - On The Edge (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    On The Edge

    An Arctic blizzard howls down on the crew; the men try to convince the local hunters and trappers to help them haul fuel North; ice reports show an advancing ice cap; freezing spray blanket the crew.

  • Dangerous Waters - Gjoa Haven (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Gjoa Haven

    An Arctic blizzard howls down on the crew; the men try to convince the local hunters and trappers to help them haul fuel North; ice reports show an advancing ice cap; freezing spray blanket the crew.

  • Dangerous Waters - Jenny Lin (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Jenny Lin

    The crew depart Cambridge Bay in unsettled weather and are forced to take refuge on Jenny Lin Island. The wind changes direction and the fuel boat along with all of the Jet ski come crashing onto the shore and Steven's watercraft is sinking.

  • Dangerous Waters - Calculated Risk (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Calculated Risk

    The team decides to overnight in a barren cove. Steven and the fuel boat leave the rest of the crew at the camp and risk a 120-mile round trip journey for supplies.

  • Dangerous Waters - The White Wolf (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The White Wolf

    Behind schedule, the men push themselves to near exhaustion riding for over 350 miles in the dead of the Arctic night. The coast is riddled with caves and hidden coves. At twilight the men run upon an White Arctic Wolf.

  • Dangerous Waters - The Ice (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Ice

    The expedition burns more fuel than anticipated and is forced to re-route. The hills along the coast begin to catch fire. 25 miles offshore the men get trapped by the Arctic ice with no way out.

  • Dangerous Waters - A Snails Pace (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    A Snails Pace

    Pushing into the Arctic Ocean the team almost sinks their fuel boat.

  • Dangerous Waters - The Long Road (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Long Road

    The expedition hauls their machines and gear up some of the roughest roads in North America.

  • Dangerous Waters - Flashback (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    Steven, Patrick, and Charles take a look back at struggles the team has been through since leaving Seattle over 6000 miles ago.

  • Dangerous Waters - For Miles & Miles (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    For Miles & Miles

    The team attempt their longest day of travel yet and end up camping on a beach with huge Brown Bears. An Arctic storm traps the men at a native village on the North slope of Alaska.

  • Dangerous Waters - A Mutiny of One (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    A Mutiny of One

    The men free themselves from the lagoon but Andrews attitude begins to effect the team. North bound the men push above the Arctic Circle and are forced to overnight in Kotzebue. Steven puts Andrew on notice.

  • Dangerous Waters - Ice Cold (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Ice Cold

    The team gets stuck in a maze of Arctic ice; Steven is forced to send one of the crew home.

  • Dangerous Waters - No Confidence (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    No Confidence

    The expedition has been forced to cross back across the Bering Strait to the United States; tempers flare and moral sinks as the expedition gets caught in a shallow lagoon.

  • Dangerous Waters - The Bering Strait (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Bering Strait

    On a quiet morning, the expedtion faces their final day and attempt to cross the Bering Strait; the seas turn huge and the men fair their fears.

  • Dangerous Waters - The End of the Line (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The End of the Line

    Steven develops a high fever; camping on the edge of the world.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Dangerous Waters

    An attempt at a 100 mile open water crossing in the Bering Sea.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Dangerous Waters

    The expedition enters the Bering Sea; Wesley calls it quits.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Dangerous Waters

    A pilot risks a flight to refuel; the men are forced to camp among brown bears.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Dangerous Waters

    The men cross the Shelikoff Straits, notorious for sinking ships; Steven makes an emergency call.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Dangerous Waters

    The team experiences glaciers as they travel through southeast Alaska.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Dangerous Waters

    The team gets caught in a small craft just below Haines, Alaska; some members are thrown into the frigid waters.

  • Dangerous Waters - Detainment (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    The men have been taken into custody at gunpoint by the Russian military and are detained for several days.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Dangerous Waters

    The men have been taken into custody at gunpoint by the Russian military and are detained for several days.

  • Dangerous Waters - Back to the Bering (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Back to the Bering

    The men return to the Bering Strait nine months after their first failed attempt to cross into Russian waters.

  • Dangerous Waters - On the Edge 2 (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    On the Edge 2

    The men fear they may have to turn back unless they can find local help with getting fuel out to the Canadian border; an Arctic storm bears down on the village.

  • Dangerous Waters - Season Review (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Season Review

  • Dangerous Waters - Ko Samui,Thailand (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Ko Samui,Thailand

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Dangerous Waters

    Camping on the edge of Prudhoe Bay the team must face the financial realities of the expedition. Prices for fuel continue to rise as the expedition arrives at the last village in the United States, Kaktovik.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Dangerous Waters

    Completely out of fuel the team is stuck waiting for the weather to clear and a plane to resupply the expedition. The men hunt for fuel and cook fresh meat on an open fire.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Dangerous Waters

    The team experiences the worst ocean conditions and gets stranded at an abandoned DEW line site.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Dangerous Waters

    The team arrives in Alaskan waters and is forced to overnight on a deserted beach.

  • Dangerous Waters - Dangerous Waters (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Dangerous Waters

    Five men make an ambitious attempt to travel from Seattle to Russia by crossing the Bering Sea and Bering Straight.