Great Boating Adventures

Your Guide to Boating in Sarasota

You won’t miss the boat with this guide to family fun on our beautiful local waters.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles, Ilene Denton, and Isaac Eger

Great Boating Adventures

The Best Dockside Dining in Sarasota

Tie up and chow down.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles

Great Boating Adventures

Your Guide to Boating in Sarasota

How to enjoy our beautiful waterways.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles

Deadly Waters

Our Local Waters are Beautiful But Deadly

Every year, Florida boaters are injured, killed or lost at sea. It doesn't have to be that way.

02/01/2017 By Tom Bayles Illustrations by Andrew Theophilopoulous

The Sound and the Fury

Sand Storm

Should the Army Corps take sand from Big Pass to replenish shrinking Lido Key? Environmental reporter Tom Bayles wades into the sound and fury.

06/22/2016 By Tom Bayles