Archive for the 'Around Cape Ann' Category

Hollywood in Cape Ann!

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

If you are visiting Gloucester, Beverly or Salem in the next few weeks and you think you spotted Matt Damon or Casey Affleck, you most likely did! Them and a few other hollywood celebrities will be in Cape Ann filming their new movie “Manchester-by-the-sea”.  The movie is being produced by Matt Damon and features Casey [...]

Stellwagen event for kids!

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Looking for something to do on this rainy Wednesday?  Head down to Maritime Gloucester here on Harbor Loop for a fun filled event called “A Child’s Sanctuary: Exploring the Maritime Heritage of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary”.  Kids will learn all about Stellwagen Bank, the local feeding ground for our humpback whales.  There will be [...]

Sure signs of Spring!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Well, Spring is finally here! Key signs of Spring around Cape Ann: the Red Sox are playing, the Bruins are on a role, Easter is in a couple of weeks, Capt. Carlos restaurant is opening Thursday, and the Miss Cape Ann preparing to go back into the water.  We are all getting very excited about [...]

Cape Ann Happenings

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

While your visiting town for your for your Gloucester whale watch this summer, there are lots of fun events going on that we highly recommend!

Coming up this weekend, August 3rd,  is the Festival by the Sea! Celebrate the magic of summer time on Cape Ann by indulging in all of the locally grown products and [...]

Gloucester Schooner Festival 8/31-9/2

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Want to come check out some of the most famous, majestic schooners left in the world? Then you should definitely come check out the Gloucester Schooner Festival.  The participating schooners include: Adventure, American Eagle, Bald Eagle, Adventurer, Ardelle, Brilliant, Estrela, Fame, Green Dragon, Irena, Lewis H. Story, Liberty Clipper, Sugar Babe, Summerwind, Spirit of Massachusetts, [...]

Harbor Seals

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Harbor seals seem to be year round residents of Gloucester harbor. Adults can grow up to 6 feet and weight up to 300 lbs! If you ever sit along the beaches/surroundings of the inner harbor or in coves all around Cape Ann,  you are most likely to catch a glimpse of one of these precious [...]

Fall in Gloucester!

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Well the whale watching season is starting to die down as we approach the end of Summer/ beginning of Fall. Unfortunately we have been losing a lot of trips throughout the month of October due to inclement weather– lots of high winds and fog. We did get a chance to get out twice last week, [...]

Tall Ships 09

Monday, July 13th, 2009

The Tall Ships have come and gone.   Gloucester was very lucky to welcome several of these magnificent ships to our port to visit for a few days.  The largest of the fleet, the Picton Castle,  was from Luneberg Nova Scotia.  Others included the American Eagle, The Spirit of Massachusetts, and the Lewis R. French.  If anyone [...]

Welcome to Capt.’s Blog

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Welcome to Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch’s new spot on the Internet, Capt.’s Blog.
So, what is the point of Capt.’s Blog? Well, the idea of starting up a blog is not a new one for us, however; it only recently took off after a meeting of the Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch Brain [...]