It's been about a week since we returned from our super-awesome trip to the Dry Tortugas and Florida Keys, and we wish we were back in that crystal clear water! Adjusting back to our normal work routines has been tough and it's been even tougher finding the time to edit my dive videos from Looe Key. … [Read more...] about Diving Looe Key [Video]
On Wednesday, we left Newfound Harbor in the a.m. and headed out to Looe Key to dive. The seas weren't as bad as the day before, but visibility was still stirred up on the reef. After diving, we headed to Bahia Honda to anchor for the evening. Bahia Honda is a Florida State Park … [Read more...] about Bahia Honda and Looe Key
After 2 great days (Sunday and Monday) diving, we were psyched to continue with our routine. On Tuesday and Wednesday we headed out early in order to grab a mooring ball at Looe Key. Both days weren't quite as calm and clear as the previous 2 days, but the diving continued to not disappoint. Since … [Read more...] about Eat, sleep, dive … repeat!
We arrived at Newfound Harbor on Saturday afternoon and anchored the Blue Turtle. Corey set out for a paddle on his kayak while Randy and I cleaned up the boat and I got dinner ready. When Corey returned, he told us he met a group of folks on Picnic Island who were playing ukelele and invited us for … [Read more...] about Loving Looe Key and Newfound Harbor!
Once we left the Dry Tortugas, we headed to the Marquesas Keys where we knew there was an anchorage. We spent a night there knowing that we were only 25 miles from Key West and it would be a fairly short trip the next day. On Saturday morning, we left for Key West and landed there around 12:30pm. We … [Read more...] about A week in Key West Bight Marina
So tomorrow it's back to the grind—the routine, the work, the clients. I worked some last week, but was out some due to us breaking down in Naples and retrieving the car. I just watched this video and soooo wanted to be back there (Dry Tortugas). Don't get me wrong, I love my work and clients and … [Read more...] about Post Tortugas/Keys trip wrap up
With one last weekend in the Keys before we head back, we decided to go back to our favorite dive spot so far—Looe Key—anchoring again at Newfound Harbor. We stayed at Newfound Harbor on Friday night and got up early on Saturday to head to the reef. We arrived before any other boats, before even … [Read more...] about Last weekend diving Looe Key, July 25-27, 2014
I finally had an opportunity to pull together some footage of a couple of out dives at Looe Key. Our friend, Melvin (the Goliath Grouper), makes a couple of appearances with his entourage. We were so lucky to have him swim beneath our boat for a while to let us see him and take some photos. Please … [Read more...] about Diving Looe Key [Video]
Since last week was spent on the dock at Marathon Marina, we decided we want to anchor out and dive for the weekend. Randy did some searching for anchorages and found one at Bahia Honda which is close enough to Looe Key for us dive. So, Friday afternoon we left the dock and headed toward Bahia … [Read more...] about Bahia Honda anchorage & Looe Key dive, July 11 – 13, 2014
On Saturday morning, July 5th, we left Key West and headed for Looe Key. Looe Key is a National Marine Sanctuary located 5 nautical miles off of Big Pine Key. The last time I was here was back in the 1990's with my parents. At the time I was only snorkeling while they dove the reef, but it was so … [Read more...] about Looe Key, July 5 – 6, 2014