August 11, 2017

It was another fabulous Friday out on the Pacific today. We encountered amazing Common dolphins on both trips. During the morning, we traveled out to deeper water and found a large pod of ~350 Common dolphins that were exciting to watch! They were traveling fast...

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August 10, 2017

What an AMAZING day! Stampeding dolphins and BLUE WHALES made for an incredibly successful day on the water. We spent the majority of our morning smack-dap in the middle of STAMPEDING Common Dolphins! Multiple stampeding sub-pods, near and far, surrounded us. Mating...

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August 9, 2017

It was a feeding frenzy on the water today. This morning was all about the common dolphins. This afternoon we saw in shore bottle nose as we left the harbor. We went north looking for whales where we had a quick visit with a minki whale and more common dolphins.

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August 8, 2017

We enjoyed a morning full of toothed whales! Our trip started out with a brief encounter with a trio (including a cow-calf pair!!) of Inshore Bottlenose Dolphins. After some observation, we went into deeper water and found multiple pods of Common Dolphins! Over one...

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August 7, 2017

It was megapod Monday today! We experienced an entire day full of Common Dolphins! Our morning trip was spent with roughly 120 dolphins that sped up to the boat and surfed with us. On our way back into Mission Bay, we were greeted at the mouth of the jetties by ~6...

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August 6, 2017

It was a day full of Minke madness and Common Dolphin craziness! On our morning trip, we found a quick-moving pair of Minke Whales! We believe it might have been a cow-calf pair, due to the individuals remaining in very close proximity to one another. The potential...

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August 5, 2017

It was wonderful day on the water today! During both trips we encountered wildlife, close to the shore and out in deeper water. During the morning trip, we encountered an amazing Megapod of Common dolphin! Everywhere you looked we could see them exhibiting...

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August 4, 2017

Summertime brings variety here off the coast of San Diego! We had a wonderful time on both trips today! During the morning trip, as we exited the jetty's, we saw a trio of inshore bottlenose dolphins heading North along the coast! We continued out West and encountered...

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August 3, 2017

Beautiful, calm conditions on the Pacific led to incredible sightings! During the morning trip, we encountered a variety of marine species that included California sea lions checking the Privateer out, a Mola mola (Ocean sunfish) hanging out on the ocean surface, a...

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August 2, 2017

Today we saw hundreds of dolphins and a Minki whale on both trips. There was a curious young harbor seal rolling in the kelp and checking us out. It was cool and breezy on the ocean today. Beat the heat with us this week and enjoy the wild life off our coast at the...

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August 1, 2017

It may be Tuesday but it sure felt like Minke Monday! On our morning trip today, we noticed a disturbance in the water ahead of us. We then watched the formation of footprints until a MINKE WHALE broke the surface right next to the boat! We were able to get a few good...

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July 31, 2017

The Common Dolphins of Monday! Our entire day was filled to the brim with dolphin action. Over 450-500 Common Dolphins were observed today, with multiple pods spotted during each trip. Many calves were present throughout both trips and the surface activity was...

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