Sunday, May 17th

Sunday, May 17th

We got to “meet” a blue whale celebrity today – “Delta”, a blue whale with an unusual tail. So named because the tail resembles an airplane’s wings, this was my first sighting of this particular whale. Technically, the whale has...
Saturday, May 16th

Saturday, May 16th

Another amazing day was had by all aboard the Privateer. Captain Cristin had a great day spotting a cow/calf gray whale pair and 5 fin whales! The fin whales were about 7 miles offshore feeding. We also saw about 300 common dolphins to top off the day. Come out and...
Thursday, May 14th

Thursday, May 14th

Captain Cristin was at the helm today as we headed off of the dock and saw a few bottlenose dolphins…inside the bay!! It must have been good luck, because we had quite the trip! We saw over 800 common dolphins feeding with many different species of sea birds. As...
Wednesday, May 13th

Wednesday, May 13th

So much life today! From the minute we left the jetties, we were surrounded by marine life. It was common dolphins that started off our journey…about 500 that were feeding like crazy! We saw a lot of different birds (including a brown booby) and sea lions...
Tuesday, May 12th

Tuesday, May 12th

In spite of windy conditions, we did get good looks at four fin whales today, and at least 1,000 common dolphins….and what was THAT, as we entered Mission Bay this afternoon near the shores of Ocean Beach?….orange tail flukes? Looks like we might have had a...