What recent great white sightings in the Keys mean

April and May have been big months for big sharks in the Keys. In mid-April, a fisherman named Carter Bates posted a video online of a white...

Marathon ladies teach girls about boating safety

“Everyone involved in the program this past weekend was a woman,” said Susan Prichard of Marathon Marina. “The Coast Guard’s engineer, the coxswain (captain) to the fuel...

Go Fishing! Mother’s Day Dolphin Tournament in Marathon

It’s time. The annual Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys fishing tournament always coincides with Mother’s Day. And it always targets dolphin. “This is by far our...

Reef Relief camp adds ‘Big Kids’

For 32 years, Reef Relief has been established in the Keys, first as a fledgling environmental nonprofit, and now as a source of action and influence in...

Kayak dock proposed for Sunset Park on Grassy Key

The City of Marathon has plans for a kayak dock on Grassy Key. Designed by K2M, the project has already garnered a variety of approvals — environmental...

Blue Star adds diving, fishing operators

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has added A Fishing Guide of Islamorada, Flying Fish Charters of Key West, and Sail Fish Scuba of Key Largo, Florida, as...

Big Kahuna Watersports offers customizable jet ski tours in Marathon

Not every workday begins by throwing on board shorts and a life jacket, pushing a Jet Ski into the water, and taking off for a scenic ride...

SWIM SURVIVAL

Parents bring their very young children — six months and up — to the pool four days a week for 10 minutes, for up to six weeks....

Iraq, Afghanistan War Veteran makes incredible 300 Mile Paddle Journey to Keys

Veteran Josh Collins and local paddleboard legend Scott Baste have completed the Everglades Challenge once before. Besides Baste and Collins, only two others have completed the long,...

Going Green on the Deep Blue – Honest Eco launches first electric hybrid charter...

Honest Eco’s Billy Litmer is making waves with his environmental mission: leading eco tours on an electric boat built from scratch, with a little help from an...