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Like snowmobiles? You’ll love jet skiing.

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To those who have never been on a Jet Ski and may be interested in trying this fun sport with a rental at the beach while in Key West, here are a few things to consider.

I spent the winters of my youth on snowmobiles and have rented Jet Skis at the beach just like you will.  I can give a few tips, since I am from Minnesota, literally the land of lakes with more shoreline here than on both ocean coasts combined… The water of Minnesota is fresh and cold, but boating is mostly the same. Here I will offer a few tips, for fun and for safety.

Key West Wreck Diving: USS Vandenberg

Here are a few videos of the amazing things divers and snorkelers can see in the waters off Key West.

Wreck dives of the famous U.S.S. Vandenburg are a a must if you’re a wreck diving fanatic.  The Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg was once a 17,000 ton military troop transport and former missile-tracking ship. The Vandenburg was stripped clean and sunk in May, 2009. Since them, the corals and other marine life off Key West have been slowing converting it to a massive artificial reef.