October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017

We have a breacher!!! After searching far and wide throughout our morning trip, a huge splash caught us off-guard on our way toward land. It turned out to be a BREACHING MINKE WHALE! Luckily, he/she surfaced fairly close and it didn’t take us too long to catch...
October 14, 2017

October 14, 2017

STUPENDOUS CETACEAN SATURDAY is here again! Both trips aboard the Privateer were absolutely incredible! During the morning cruise, we zoomed out to almost 15-miles SW from Mission Bay and found a large pod of ~40-50 SHORT-FINNED PILOT WHALES! It is very rare to see...
October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017

It was a Freaky Friday aboard the Privateer today! We were the opposite of unlucky this Friday the 13th, as we encountered FIVE MINKE whales on our single trip! The sea conditions were absolutely amazing as we had calm, glassy waters which probably led to our great...
October 15, 2017

October 15, 2017

What incredible conditions we had today! It was smooth sailing on the Pacific this morning and we were equipped with great visibility during our trip. Despite the many Minke Whales we’ve encountered within the last week, there were no signs of baleen whales...