Wednesday, November 19th

Captain Mark set the course today for La Jolla canyon; an underwater deep spot that sometimes brings in the big whales. Unfortunately, we came up short on baleen whales today, but we did see some dolphins! We found about 200 common dolphins with a lot of little calves...

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Tuesday, November 18th

We had another beautifully calm and clear day on the water, just didn't find much wildlife today. We had a sighting of six Pacific white-sided dolphins but they didn't seem to want to play for long, so we decided to give everyone on board some free passes to use in...

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Monday, November 17th

What a picture-perfect day on the water! The seas were glass-calm, the skies were sunny, and we had whales, dolphins, and a rare bird sighting as well! At the start of the trip, less than a mile from shore, we found 200 common dolphins that frolicked near the boat for...

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Sunday, November 16th

We just returned from two incredible trips! In the morning we had some nice close looks at 8 Pacific white-sided dolphins and then sailed out to deep water to investigate a large patch of kelp, underneath which we found one of the largest school of mola mola we've...

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Saturday, November 15th

Another beautiful day on the pacific! Captain Cristin and captain Steve did it again today. We had 4 fin whales and some pretty amazing close encounters as these magnificent giants graced us with their presence. We had another surprise today...a juvenile green sea...

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Friday, November 14th

Captain Cristin guided the Privateer out of the jetties today for another successful 3 hour whale watching tour. We saw 3 whales today! 2 fin whales decided to show us their lovely faces about 6 miles offshore. We got some really great, close looks at them as they...

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Wednesday, November 12th

Lots of diversity today! We may not have had a lot of people on the boat today, but we sure did see a lot of wildlife! Captain Ping set an amazing course today. We had about 200 scattered dolphins all the way out to the 100 fathom (600 feet) curve, a place where cold...

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Tuesday, November 11th

We welcomed a number of veterans aboard the Privateer today and were able to show them a little bit of everything that our ocean has to offer! Before we even left the bay we were joined by three large inshore bottlenose dolphins that swam along beside the boat for...

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Monday, November 10th

Weather forecasts around the country are calling for a dip in temperatures this week. Thank goodness it's still 70 degrees and sunny here in beautiful San Diego! With clear skies and calms, the best place to be is on the Privateer. Oh, and finding 500 common dolphins...

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Sunday, November 9th

Our guests got brief looks at two juvenile fin whales and a few Pacific white-sided dolphins in the morning. Although we weren't as lucky with wildlife sightings in the afternoon, the near perfect ocean and weather conditions made for a beautiful trip on the...

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Saturday, November 8th

Beautiful, sunny, calm day out at sea. We encountered 3 Mola Mola, the largest bony fish in the ocean. We also had a visit from 1 curious Fin Whale that dove under the boat and lingered around for a while. And to finish the day off, we spotted a small pod of 10...

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Wednesday, November 5th and Thursday November 6th

What a great day out on the water! We had lots of sunshine and calm seas today, making it a fabulous trip for all aboard the Privateer. We saw about 10 scattered pacific white sided dolphins on the way out to deeper water. About 6 miles offshore we found a pod of...

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