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Boating in Marathon FL

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Turn onto 35th St. on the Gulf Side,
3502 Gulfview Ave., MM49, 
Marathon, FL. 33050

305-619-0140

Florida Keys Sailing 

Marathon Florida Sailing

A Totally "Hands On" Sailing Adventure You'll steer and operate the Sailboat! 

 

Wonderful Adventure - Sailing in Paradise!

- Great For the Entire Family - 

Complete with Sailing Lessons;  Cooler & Ice 
1/2 Day – 4hours   9am-1 or 1-5 - $330 + tax
Full Day – 9 AM until 4 PM - $594 + tax
 (Price includes the Boat & Captain)
This is a Private Charter based on 2 people aboard
$30 per each additional person or child - Limit 6 persons aboard

* A Gratuity is always Appreciated 

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Boating Knots

Welcome to Boating Knots

These animated knots are primarily for boaters, but many are useful for anyone who uses rope and values safety.

SELECTION

The selection of knots is based on many years of sailing combined with feedback and advice from several helpful captains. The knots are arranged in alphabetical order.

BOATING KNOT CHARACTERISTICS

Rope used in boating is durable and expensive and is often handling heavy loads, e.g., when berthing, mooring, towing another vessel, preparing for a storm, or managing sails. The emphasis, therefore, is on safety, reliability, and convenience. In contrast to the fishing knots, value is also placed on being able to use the rope repeatedly and untie each knot without difficulty.

Learn Knots for Boating

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Contact: Capt. Dale and Mate Mallory

305-304-2982

Sailing Catamaran "Sirius"

Ocean Sailing, Inc.

Experience the exciting world of sailing with fresh breeze and delightful sunsets on the tropical waters of the Florida Keys aboard the 24 passage 36 ft. sailing catamaran. 

Sunset Cruise

Approzimately two hours, $36 per person plus tax. 

Times very with season.

Depating Marathon Marina and Lazy Days Restaurant

11th Street Ocean, Marathon, Florida

For Information and reservations call today: 305-304-2982

Discover and enjoy the luxury of personalized attention as you and the entire family experience a safe and relaxing sail aboard the sailing catamaran "Sirius" Sign up early - limited seating! Ask about custom private charters and specialty sails for any occasion. and the party continues...

Capt. Dale and Mate Mallory 

Ocean Sailing 

Snorkeling Learn to Snorkel in Marathon

Sea Dog Charters Marina, 1248 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida

305-481-0407

Snorkeling Tours Marathon Florida

Starfish Snorkeling 

Would you like to enjoy a day snorkeling on the most famous part of the third largest barrier reef in the world? Join the fun and friendly crew at Starfish Marathon Snorkeling Tours for a day trip to magnificent Sombrero Reef, where you can enjoy a leisurely swim among the many fish and corals

in a protected underwater paradise.

We will make your Marathon snorkeling adventure comfortable, exciting, and unforgettable aboard our shaded catamaran, outfitted with a freshwater shower and concessions.

 

We offer a family-friendly environment suitable for all ages, and we even include your snorkeling gear. Join one of our snorkel tours in Marathon and discover one of Florida’s most hidden natural jewels.

5050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon Florida 33050

305-743-5929

Scuba Diving Adventure

Halls Diving Marathon FL

 First class, full-service diving with all the amenities. Diving diversity from marine life interaction to deep wreck on Nitrox. Halls has it all.

 

Located in the beautiful Florida Keys, experience our access to the largest sheltered coral reef system in the U.S. With dives off the coast of Marathon, Halls provides the most diverse diving options available.

 

The amount of underwater scuba diving equipment we have available coupled with our exclusive coral reef diving locations will provide the best diving experience around.

Hall’s provides entertainment for the whole family!

11833 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL

785-508-2483

Marathon Watersport

Marathon and Big Pine Key

Since the 1950s, Captain Hook’s Marina & Dive Center has been the place to get everything you need for a day on the water. Chartersfor fishing, diving, snorkeling, dive instruction and certification; bait and tackle; scuba equipment and air tanks; boat rentals; snacks and beverages—we have all the supplies you’ll need to enjoy an area celebrated for world-class fishing, diving and all water sports. We are conveniently located oceanside on the Overseas Highway at the Vaca Cut bridge (MM53), which puts us just minutes from Marathon’s incredible reef and prime fishing waters.

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Dolphin Bay Watersports

13351 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL

305-902-8655

Dolphin Bay Watersports 

 7 Days a Week - 10 am. - 5 pm.

What to Expect on Your Florida Keys Jet Ski Adventure

Looking for some great action-packed summer fun for the whole family? We are Marathon’s premier waverunner/jetski rental company. Riding with us is the perfect way to beat the heat, quench your need for speed, and have a blast with family and friends.

Jump the waves on your own personal watercraft as you power effortlessly across the ocean. Experience the thrill of flying across the water at speeds up to 50 + mph with your safe and stable Yamaha WaveRunner rental. Each jet ski seats up to 3, which makes for a fun and affordable vacation activity.

Marathon Jet Ski Rental Tours

Jump aboard a WaveRunner and join us on a guided tour of Marathon. Your experienced tour guide will show you the marine wildlife that makes the Florida Keys a tropical paradise.

Florida Keys Vacation Rentals 411 Marath

Additional information available

The Best Keys Snorkeling The Middle Keys Are Amazing! 

Snorkeling Florida Keys

The best keys snorkeling in Florida is actually not where most people think (it surprised us). While Key Largo and Key West are the most popular spots, by far the best snorkeling is to be found between these two keys.

There are a bunch of snorkel locations that are simply stunning, some of the best we have ever seen anywhere. They are located in the waters off Islamorada (Matecumbe Key), Marathon (Vaca Key), and Big Pine Key.

We call all of these lesser known snorkeling grounds the Middle Keys, because, well, they are in the middle.

All of these reefs are reached by boat tours, and we normally prefer destinations that have more beach access. But we don't let that stop us, because the health of the reefs at these locations make the Florida Keys one of the best places to snorkel.

We will go into detail below about each of the Middle Keys snorkel spots below. You can also explore our main page for snorkeling the Florida Keys.

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The Island Fish Company Restaurant
12648 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, FL. 33050 
(786) 508-2483

Lobster Charters Florida Keys - Lobster Snorkeling Trips

Angling Adventures

Having fresh Caribbean Spiny Lobster while dining in the Florida Keys is a treat for anyone.  But saying you caught your Lobster dinner is even better.  During the months of August, September, and October thousands of people flock to the water in Florida to do just that.

When: August 6 – March 31 (Best Months are August, September, and October)

Equipment Used: Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Gloves, Tickle Stick, Net. Equipment can be rented at Capt. Hook’s Marina in Marathon, FL.

Trip Options: 1-6 Customers, 4, 6, or 8 hour trips.