Monday, January 19th

Monday, January 19th

What a day!!! When we left this morning, enveloped in fog, we had no idea the surprises that were in store for us, but once the fog burned off, the wildlife sightings ensued! In the morning we found 7 gray whales including one cow/calf pair and a group of 5 whales...
Sunday, January 18th

Sunday, January 18th

Meh. Nothing much of note today – just another TWENTY gray whales spotted! In the morning we had 9 gray whales, 40 common dolphins, and one very cool bird sighting – a dark morph Pomarine jaeger! These predatory birds aren’t seen very often on our...
Saturday, January 17th

Saturday, January 17th

22 gray whales…That’s the magic number for today! Todays conditions were ideal for Captain Cristin to take all aboard on a journey to remember. We had quite the day with our southbound gray whales. We saw some displaying courtship behavior (see picture),...
Friday, January 16th

Friday, January 16th

Friday, January 16, 2015: It was another amazing day at sea aboard the Privateer! Captain Cristin provided passengers with a lot to see today. We had a total of 13 gray whales, about 200 common dolphins, and a handful of pacific white sided dolphins for the day. We...
Thursday, January 15th

Thursday, January 15th

Captain Cristin was at the helm of the Privateer today as we went out searching for our southbound gray whale buddies. We were not disappointed! We saw 22 gray whales! We stayed in close (about 3 miles from shore, and 250 feet deep) on the first trip. We ended up...