Key West

Dale Jr. reflects on Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida Keys

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. got a firsthand look at Hurricane Irma’s destruction when he made the drive from Key West to Homestead this …

NASCAR

The Passion of Yowaiski

If you didn’t get a chance to watch or listen to Friday afternoon’s broadcast of the Super Boat International Offshore World Championships in Key …

5 LGBTQ Festivals to Catch Before Year's End

Pride-type weekends are generally held in June or are summertime events.<p>But just because the weather’s taken a cold turn and we’ve said goodbye to …

LGBTQ

Race World Offshore Releases 2018 Schedule

During its first official press conference last Thursday evening in Key West, Fla., the organizers of Race World Offshore announced their 2018 event …

Motorsport

Bill Welzein Swims Around Key West 96 Times, Aiming for 100 - Swimming World News

<b>Bill Welzein</b> completed the 12.5-mile circumnavigation swim around Key West, Fla., on Nov. 2 for an unprecedented 96th time. Over the next year or so, …

Swimming

Powerboat sent flying through the air following crash at Key West race

A shocking crash at a powerboat race in Florida was caught on camera Friday, sending one of the fast-moving boats soaring through the air.<p>Yet …

World News

SBI Key West Worlds Day 3: Saving The Best For Last—And First

Thanks to longtime debates over spec power and a steady longtime decline in racer interest, Super Boat International’s Superboat Stock class has …

Motor Racing

Scary moment at the annual Key West Super Boat World Championships

Two boats collide and are severely damaged, rendering them unable to compete in the final day of racing.

Boaters unharmed after speedboats collide in Key West

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) – Two speedboats collided at the Key West World Championship, Friday, causing one of them to go airborne.<p>One boat skimmed the …

Boating

Mystic Hosts Inaugural Key West Lunch Run

John Cosker, the owner and founder of Mystic Powerboats, perfectly described the evolution of his DeLand, Fla.-based company in a short welcome …

Florida

Reggie Fountain In Key West: On the Kilo Boat, 100-MPH Cruiser and More

Reggie Fountain, the founder of the legendary high-performance powerboat company in Washington, N.C., that bears his name, is at an age—and …

Boats

FWC Reports Key West Crash

Florida Powerboat Club has reported FWC contacted them concerning a single vessel incident in Marathon involving a rollover and of one of our …

Motor Racing

OSO/SOTW Key West Bash Raises $10,400 for Local Charity

<i>Last night's OffshoreOnly.com/Speedonthewater.com Key West Bash at the Sandbar Sports Grill was a smashing success.</i><p>Thanks to the generosity of …

P1 offer condolences after Joe Sgro passing

P1 AquaX<p>Powerboat P1 is the fastest growing marine motorsport series in the world and has a long term commitment to growing and developing the sport …

Motor Racing

Coil, Tomlinson win 2nd day Key West race, but trail overall

Performance Boat Center, piloted by Myrick Coil of Osage Beach, Missouri, and Miami's John Tomlinson, has earned a second-day Superboat class victory …

Motorsport

Why you should still visit the Caribbean, Napa Valley and other areas in recovery

This fall may go down as one of the worst for Caribbean islands that were pummeled by multiple hurricanes — not to mention the devastating wildfires in California. For weeks we’ve seen images on the news of wrecked beaches, downed power lines and people in need of basic resources. But that doesn’t …

Travel

Powerboat flips in the Keys, injuring four people

What should have been a day of fun turned to disaster Thursday just before noon when a 50-foot powerboat heading south on the bayside of Marathon …

Motor Racing

Big Thunder Plans to Show Off 32-Foot Cat in Key West and Englewood

Hopefully Ed Champion and Jim Watson of Big Thunder Marine were getting close to settling in for the Florida Powerboat Club Key West Poker Run by the …

Boats

PBC Road Show Continues In Afterglow Of Fort Lauderdale

Just in time for the first race of the Super Boat International Offshore World Championships, Brett Manire is heading to Key West, Fla., today to …

Fort Lauderdale

Ready for a Repeat?

Before the end of the day, Rusty Rahm—the owner of the 48-foot MTI catamaran <i>Wake Effects</i>—will have a better idea of where his team sits in its quest …

Motorsport

Magnificent historical home in Key West asks $6M

Next to the Truman Little White House<p>A historic home in Key West just listed for $5.95 million ($1,809 per square foot), placing it among the ten most expensive homes for sale in the vibrant town that occupies the southernmost point in the continental United States.<p>Located at 103 Front Street, …

Miami

10th Edition of Conch Republic Cup >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Key West, FL (November 5, 2017) – The Conch Republic Cup (CRC) announced the 10th Edition of the Key West Cuba Race Week to be held January 26 – …

Sailing

It’s Time to Reshape How We Think About Change

“I’ve recently left my job in FinTech to start my own thing. The only problem is that I’m not so sure what that is exactly. I mean, I have an idea, …

Self-improvement

After Irma, Key West gets on with the business of pleasure

FLORIDA KEYS — It didn’t seem bad at first. Key Largo was bright, sunny, and relatively unscathed. There were a few gas stations missing their signs …

Key Largo

A woman climbs a tree to save it from the chainsaws

Emalyn Mercer didn’t hesitate Wednesday morning when she woke to the sound of chainsaws outside her home.<p>When she realized the city of Key West …

This man answered an online ad offering an 11-year-old for sex, feds say

Federal agents arrested a Florida Keys man last week who they say sought sexual relations with an 11-year-old boy after seeing an ad on a hook-up …

Crime

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Sailing

Weirdness returns to Key West after Hurricane Irma

KEY WEST, Fla. – Things are weird in Key West. And that's a good thing for the Florida Keys economy.<p>The flamboyance and bare flesh of Fantasy Fest are a relief for business owners who say they've been trying to weather an economic storm that hit after Hurricane Irma battered the middle stretch of …

News (U.S.)

10 Thanksgiving Getaways for a Long Weekend With Zero Drama

People talk about Thanksgiving travel like it’s going to the DMV. Somehow America’s greatest holiday became a thankless chore for the sake of …

Cayman Islands

Key West Poker Run Excitement Builds

Once again, the Florida Powerboat Club is busy getting ready for next month’s Key West Poker Run. And thanks to a special anniversary—this year’s …

Motor Racing