Sunday, January 4th

Sunday, January 4th

We saw another dozen gray whales today! The morning brought three adult whales traveling separately (one juvenile and two large adults). We also saw a small pod of six Pacific white-sided dolphins with yet another calf, but based on the photos, it is a different calf...
Saturday, January 3rd

Saturday, January 3rd

The memorable sightings continue! This morning we started the trip with a small pod of eight Pacific white-sided dolphins, including one calf swimming beside mom. We also found four gray whales and had a VERY close look at the last whale, as we had slowed down to...
Friday, January 2nd

Friday, January 2nd

You could have headed for snow in the local mountains and been stuck in a 25-mile traffic jam today, or you could have been on the Privateer on a very calm Pacific Ocean, seeing some really cool gray whales and Pacific White-Sided Dolphins. Seventeen was the magic...
Thursday, January 1st

Thursday, January 1st

Happy New Year! If today is any indication of what’s in store for 2015, this could be a year for the record books! In the morning we saw 14 gray whales, and the last whale of the trip ended things in style with three impressive breaches! In the afternoon we...
Monday, December 29th

Monday, December 29th

Who says 13 isn’t a lucky number? We saw 13 gray whales today and they were all fantastic! In the morning we saw six grays, including one that turned toward us as we were quietly observing it and ended up showing its tail quite close to the boat, much to the...