Archive for the 'General' Category

Sun, Aug 12, 2018

Monday, August 13th, 2018

This morning we traveled back to the same general area where we found whales more recently. As we were arriving in the area we spotted about 4-5 different spouts. We started off our trip with Dross and her calf traveling with Nile’s 2013 calf. In the area we also found Pinball and Mogul. Pinball engaging in [...]

Sat, Aug 11, 2018

Monday, August 13th, 2018

This morning we traveled just west of Jeffreys Ledge and found Pinball, a female humpback whale born in 1989. She was taking short dives, likely deep feeding. Mogul, a male humpback whale was nearby, the pair passed each other. We finished our trip with Milkyway and Echo traveling together. There were also a few minke [...]

Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Monday, August 13th, 2018

This morning we traveled towards the southern end of Jeffreys Ledge. Just off the ledge we started our trip with a pod of Atlantic white-sided dolphins traveling with a fin whale. Nearby we found three humpback whales, Milkyway, Geometry, and Pinball. All three whales were milling around the area. We also spotted a couple minke [...]

Wed, Aug 8, 2018

Monday, August 13th, 2018

This morning we traveled down the western edge of Stellwagen Bank. Farther south we found Habanero and her calf along with a small pod of Atlantic white-sided dolphins. Habanero and her calf were logging, spending a lot of time at the surface.
This afternoon we traveled down south off the western edge of Stellwagen Bank. There [...]

Tues, Aug 7, 2018

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

This morning Captain Dave and I went on a hunch and our plan paid off, we found Pinball, the humpback whale! She was coming up right next to our boat, giving us some incredible looks at her impressive size. We decided to go for a ride through the area and got a report of another [...]

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

This morning we encountered thick fog as soon as we left the harbor. In the fog we found a seal! Thankfully the fog cleared and we found a humpback whale, Pinball. We got some great close looks to her right next to our boat. Nearby, there were two fin whales. We got some incredible close [...]

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

This morning we spent our time with about 5 different minke whales and three fin whales. The fin whales surfaced right next to the boat! It was a great morning out on the water.
This afternoon we started our trip with Pinball, the humpback whale. She spent the trip sleeping right next to the boat. While watching [...]

Wed, Aug 1, 2018

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

This morning we traveled back to Ipswich Bay in search of whales. There we found Pinball, the humpback whale, taking short dives but traveling quickly through the area. She came up right next to the boat, giving passengers a great look! We went for a ride through the area and found a minke whale that [...]

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

This morning we started our trip with two different pods of Atlantic white-sided dolphins. One pod chasing down a school of fish. There were many birds in the area attempting to grab a snack.

We also had a few minke whales traveling right next to our boat. We ended our trip with amazing looks at Pinball, [...]

Friday, Aug 3, 2018

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

This afternoon we started off our trip with great looks at Pinball, the humpback whale. She was traveling through the area, taking 4-5 minute dives, coming up right next to the boat. Nearby, we found a large pod of Atlantic white-sided dolphins. There were a few other humpback whales in the area taking long dives.