Massive Mako Surprises Diver and Blue Marlin During Guy Harvey Expedition in the Bahamas

July 18, 2012

You never know who will show up on a Guy Harvey Expedition! In this video, a massive 10 ft. long, 600 lb. mako breaks the underwater silence when it rockets past the camera as it stalks a blue marlin!

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This Film Will Change the Way You Look at Sharks – Forever!

July 7, 2012

“This is Your Ocean – Sharks”, the award-winning and internationally-acclaimed shark documentary starring Guy Harvey, Wyland and Jim Abernethy, is now available for purchase for the first time. Order the film here, and enter coupon code “Emma” for $5 off the purchase price.


Guy Harvey Research Institute’s Tiger Shark Tracking Subject of Tonight’s Episode of “Changing Seas”

June 6, 2012

In this new WPBT2 episode of Changing Seas, the scientists from the Guy Harvey Research Institute use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to better understand migrations of tiger sharks and investigate the impact of the world’s shark fin trade.


Guy Harvey Research Institute in the Spotlight in Tonight’s Webcast of WPBT2’s “Tracking Tigers”

May 31, 2012

Expedition team members will be on live chat with fans during webcast

Tonight’s webcast of WPBT2‘s Changing Seas TV series will feature Guy Harvey and scientists from the Guy Harvey Research Institute. The episode, “Tracking Tigers“, tells the story of how the researchers use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to better understand migrations of the magnificent tiger sharks and also investigate the impacts of the world’s shark fin trade on tiger shark populations.

“To come face to face with a predator as awe-inspiring as a 10 foot tiger shark is the experience of a lifetime.  We want our audience to see these animals through the eyes of the scientists studying them, so they can gain an appreciation for the animals.  It’s also important to raise awareness of the drastic decline of shark populations targeted by the fin trade,” says Series Producer Alexa Elliott.

During the web cast, viewers can participate in a live chat with some of the “Tracking Tigers” team, including Dr. Mahmood Shivji, world-renowned shark expert and Director of the GHRI, Dr. Brad Wetherbee from the U. of Rhode Island and the Changing Seas production team.

The live webcast and chat begins at 7:30PM EST. CLICK HERE to join. The “Tracking Tigers” episode will also air on WPBT2 on June 6th as the premiere episode in the new season of Changing Seas.


Showings of “This is Your Ocean: Sharks” Documentary Raises Over $10,000 for Bahamas National Trust

April 5, 2012

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL—APRIL 6, 2012— The award-winning shark documentary, This is Your Ocean: Sharks, which completed its national tour with a series of final live showings in Palm Beach County last month, raised over $10,000 to benefit the Bahamas National Trust’s efforts to protect sharks.

Two of the film’s stars – celebrated marine artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey and shark expert and diver Jim Abernethy – along with Emmy award winning director George C. Schellenger, attended the final showing on March 22nd, which also featured a live auction of Harvey’s artwork and Abernethy’s photographs.

This Is Your Ocean: Sharks was part of a campaign led by the Bahamas National Trust encouraging the Bahamian government to increase protection of sharks in their federal waters. This campaign resulted in the prohibition of all commercial shark fishing in its more than 240,000 square miles of territorial waters.

This is Your Ocean: Sharks, which premiered last year at the prestigious Newport Beach Film Festival, reveals up close the misconceptions and myths surrounding these misunderstood predators of the sea and promotes global shark conservation.  Millions of sharks are killed each year in the shark-fin trade to satisfy the global appetite for shark-fin soup.

Instrumental in bringing the shark documentary to Palm Beach was Jeffrey Berman, whose company, Berman Enterprises LP, owns and manages Downtown at the Gardens, where the gala Palm Beach premier was held at Cobb Theatres 16. The film was shown through the following week at two Cobb Theatres locations.  Cobb generously donated the theatres for the showings.

The film’s director, George Schellenger, said following the Palm Beach County live showings that the documentary will be available in the near future for home audiences via Blu Ray, DVD and downloads.


Guy Harvey and Florida Lottery Announce New Guy Harvey Scratch-Off Game and Second Chance Promo

March 22, 2012

Additional second chance promotion offers players the chance to win the fishing trip of a lifetime!

WEST PALM BEACH (March 22, 2012)—The Palm Beach International Boat Show got off to a lucky start Thursday with the announcement of a brand new Florida Lottery GUY HARVEY® Scratch-Off game.  Fishing and boating enthusiasts in Florida regularly wear Guy Harvey sportswear and starting on April 3, they can try their luck with this new game.

Capturing the colorful wildlife illustrations created by Dr. Guy Harvey, the $2 Scratch-Off game will feature six scenes of original Guy Harvey® Collector’s Series artwork.

“Today was a fun day to launch this new product that Floridians and visitors can really feel good about purchasing,” said Florida Lottery Secretary Cynthia O’Connell. “Not only do we expect this ticket to generate about $3.5 million for Florida’s education system, Dr. Harvey is also donating his licensing fee to the Guy Harvey Ocean Fund, a non-profit organization that directly benefits Florida’s coastlines.”

The $2 GUY HARVEY® Scratch-Off game offers cash prizes of up to $30,000 and overall odds to win of one-in-4.37. Additionally, non-winning GUY HARVEY® tickets may be entered in the Guy Harvey® Sportsman’s Paradise Second Chance Promotion on the Lottery’s website.

Four drawings will be held between April 25 and June 27 with 12 winners selected in each drawing.

  • Grand prize winners will receive a Sportsman’s Paradise fishing trip for two to one of several fantastic fishing destinations including St. Petersburg Beach, Duck Key, the Bahamas, or Grand Cayman Island, where one lucky winner and a guest will get the opportunity of a lifetime – to go fishing with Guy Harvey himself!
  • Second prize winners in the drawing will receive an original Guy Harvey® framed watercolor painting and the third prize winners will receive a $200 gift certificate to GuyHarveySportswear.com.

“This partnership with the Florida Lottery is unique and I am happy to be here in Florida to launch a product that will help Florida’s schools as well as the state’s precious natural resources,” said Dr. Guy Harvey. “I am especially looking forward to fishing with the winner of the Grand Cayman trip. We will have a great time!”

The Florida Lottery is working closely with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission to promote the game to Florida’s licensed anglers and to help underscore the importance of conservation to Florida.

“Acknowledged as the ‘Fishing Capital of the World,’ Florida has vast natural resources we are duty-bound to protect,” said Chuck Collins, Regional Director of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  “Every effort to highlight the beauty of our waters, the abundance of species and our need to respect and conserve them for residents, visitors and our future generations is a worthwhile effort.”


Guy Harvey Talks Sharks on 1290 WJNO Radio

March 20, 2012

Guy recently spoke to south Florida’s 1290 WJNO radio in advance of the gala screening of the shark documentary, “This is Your Ocean: Sharks”. The film, starring Guy, fellow marine artist Wyland and shark expert Jim Abernethy will be showing Wednesday, March 21st at the Cobb Theatres, Downtown at the Gardens in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Guy, Jim and producer/director George Schellenger will be in attendance. Tickets are still available, and all proceeds from this special screening will benefit the Bahamas National Trust.

Guy Harvey Talks “This is Your Ocean: Sharks” on 1290 WJNO Radio