Wednesday, August  5th

Wednesday, August 5th

Captain Chris took the Privateer about 8 miles offshore today to find all sorts of wildlife. We encountered 5 blue whales today and a fin whale that was curious of our boat. The fin stayed with us for over 10 minutes without diving deep! It was quite the encounter! We...
Tuesday, August 4th

Tuesday, August 4th

Today was one of those great days when we saw so many whales and dolphins we just simply couldn’t keep track. In the morning we saw *at least* 9 blue whales and about 300 common dolphins. In the afternoon there were, at minimum, 10 more blue whales and 500-600...
Monday, August 3rd

Monday, August 3rd

I had a feeling since we didn’t see any dolphins yesterday that we’d have something special in store today, and sure enough, I was right! We saw FOUR different species of dolphin today! In the morning we saw a pod of about 500-600 short-beaked common...
Sunday, August 2nd

Sunday, August 2nd

Today’s report is easy – blue whales, blue whales, blue whales! We saw several blues today, including our old pal “Floppy”, an adult blue with a floppy tail, that we’ve seen a few other times this year. We got close looks at four blues...
Saturday, August 1st

Saturday, August 1st

Captain Chris was the man today! We had an abundance of wildlife to view today aboard the Privateer. There were 6 blue whales total with some exceptionally close views (see photos)! Captain Chris counted 2563 common dolphins for the day…a double megapod! We also...