September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017

It was a bumpy ride on The Privateer today but the conditions didn’t stop us from finding wildlife! We found ANOTHER pod of acrobatic Short-Beaked Common Dolphins on our morning trip! Bonus…the pod was FULL of tiny, exuberant calves! Short-Beaked Common...
September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017

The Short-Beaked Common Dolphins seem to be sticking around San Diego! We most frequently encounter the Long-Beaked Common Dolphin, with few and far between sightings of the Short-Beaked population. We have been lucky enough to see these vibrant animals relatively...
September 17, 2017

September 17, 2017

We were treated to perfect whale watching conditions on the Pacific today! Clear skies and a calm sea made for a great day, overall. A few grandiose pods of Long AND Short-Beaked Common Dolphins delighted us on the morning trip! We encountered ~250 dolphins in total,...
September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017

With one scheduled trip today, we definitely made good use out of our time on the water. After a while of searching far and wide, we spotted a surface-active pod of Common Dolphins. We witnessed great leaps, barrel rolls (sub-surface and mid-air!) and body slams. Many...
September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017

Freaky Friday aboard the Privateer! During our single trip today, we started out our trip with a little rock and roll! We had some pretty big swells as we traveled toward the West. We traveled almost 12-miles from shore and unfortunately came up a little short in the...