July 3, 2022

This morning we had multiple pods of long-beaked and short-beaked common dolphins as we made our way southwest where we encountered a "shy" Bryde's whale! On our afternoon trip we encountered a very active leaping pod of short-beaks and a Mola mola! -Ryan

Saturday, July 2, 2022

We had an awesome Saturday on the water with Molas, 1 blue whale in the morning and 2 in the afternoon, short-beaks, long-beaks, and offshore bottlenose dolphins during our 3 trips today! - Ryan

Friday, July 1, 2022

We had a blue that gave us quite the show today! Our morning trip had clear and sunny skies with smooth seas. We made it out about 6 miles and found a small pod of long beaked common dolphins. We chugged out to 13 miles and found 2 blue whales! We stuck around one...

June 30, 2022

We had an amazing afternoon hanging out with 3 Blue whales! They were feeding close to 14-miles down to the SW. We even saw the massive tail fluke from one and were surprised by another whale that popped up right next to us! There were lots of birds diving all around...

June 29, 2022

Today it was a gorgeous day out and we spent time with a pod of 50 long-beaked common dolphins about 3 miles from shore. We continued our whale watch adventure out to the West and found a super friendly pod of 25 offshore bottlenose dolphins. We had a couple babies in...

June 28, 2022

Triple Tuesday! We got super lucky on the water today seeing three different kinds of dolphins. Our morning trip had glassy waters and comfortable temperatures. We got to catch up with long beaked common dolphins not too far from shore. We pushed out a little further...

June 26, 2022

We had a fun day cruising the deeper waters. That is where most of our wildlife has been lately. During our morning trip, we spotted about ~30 Long-beaked Common dolphins and 1 Blue whale! During the afternoon trip, we encountered about 100 Long-beaked Common dolphins...

Saturday, June 25, 2022

On our two trips today we had 3 blue whales (two adults traveling in the AM), a Mola and around 20 offshore bottlenose dolphins! -Ryan
August 2, 2021

August 2, 2021

The day started with a thick fog bank limiting our visibility, but we were able to push through into beautiful conditions. Our perseverance paid off with multiple pods of Short-beaked Common dolphins all day.   Naturalist, Tai

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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Sightings of this morning and this afternoon: AM: 200 stampeding long-beaked common dolphins PM: 450 short-beaked common dolphins and a parasitic jaeger chasing elegant terns

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July 31, 2021

July 31, 2021

A fog bank welcomed the Privateer this morning on our AM trip, but cleared up as we pushed out west. We were able to locate a Pod of ~50 Bottlenose dolphins.   Naturalist,   Tai

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Over our 3 trips today we encountered ~1,000 long-beaked common dolphins and we just had a beautiful sunset! -Ryan

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July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021

We had two awesome trips today! We encountered pod after pod of both Long-beaked and Short-beaked Common dolphins! In total, we found close to ~750 Common dolphins for the day! We enjoyed watching them rush to the boat and bow-ride! They showed off their acrobatics as...

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July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021

We had two awesome trip aboard the Privateer! During the morning trip, we encountered multiple pods of dolphin everywhere we went! We had a total of ~400 Long-beaked Common dolphins and ~300 Short-beaked Common dolphins! Lots of babies sighted in all pods. During the...

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Monday, July 26, 2021

The Privateer had a great day on water today with excellent conditions. We spent the day hanging out with over 500 Common dolphin today and even were able to find some Bottlenose dolphin. Naturalist, Tai

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July 25, 2021

July 25, 2021

Smooth seas and fun times spent with dolphins! We had three great trips! Common dolphins were seen all throughout the day! We enjoyed watching them cruise beside us surf in our wake! Lots of babies in the mix! The sunset was gorgeous! AM: ~10 Long-beaked Common...

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Awesome day today!   Am: 80 long-beaked common dolphins, 20 offshore bottlenose dolphins, brown booby   PM: 50 long-beaked common dolphins, brown booby, 1 Bryde's whale   Sunset: 10 inshore bottlenose dolphins, 1,000+ long-beaked common...

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July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021

Our sunset cruise was amazing! We enjoyed watching ~30 Offshore bottlenose dolphins breaching a porpoising along the drop-off. They zoomed up to the Privateer and hung out near the bow and surfed in our wake! Not too far away, we found a huge pod of ~200 Long-beaked...

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021

We had beautiful conditions today on our morning and afternoon trips and found a minke whale, hundreds of short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins, inshore and offshore bottlenose dolphins and had ourselves a real good time! -Ryan

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July 22, 2021

July 22, 2021

We had a super fun time out in the Pacific! We hung out with Long-beaked Common dolphins and Short-beaked Common dolphins throughout the entire day! They were as so amazing to see all around the boat! We observed many cow/calf pairs cruising right beside us! We had...

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