Archive for August, 2009

an old whale watch pic

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Whale Watch Pics

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Thank you so much Mandy for all the pictures she has been sending us from recent whale watches.  Despite our bout of bad weather, the whales are still active out on the Bank.  Here are just a few pictures to prove it from the whale watches on 8/30/09:

and 8/14/09:

Also wanted to say thank you to John [...]

August 28th 2009

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Today was a 4 species day. We saw humpback whales, minke whales, fin whales, and dolphins! 
We always say what affects us most for cancelling is wind and fog, but what affects us more: Hurricanes.  Unfortunately we have already cancelled tomorrows (8/29) whale watches and are hoping to get out on Sunday depending on the weather. 
If [...]

Parade of Lights

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Some people celebrate Labor day with cookouts or parties, we celebrate with a boat parade!  Come join us on the Miss Cape Ann for this wonderful  night where boats from all around Gloucester adorn their vessels with lights and decorations, some even with a special theme.  During the parade we have a cash galley aboard [...]

Weekend Sightings

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Although the past week or two we had been traveling to Jeffreys Ledge to see humpbacks, this last weekend we went back to Stellwagen Bank.  Even with Hurricane Bill approaching the coast, we got in a bunch of great trips!  As a special treat we have been getting fantastic looks at finback whales, as well [...]

August 10 Whale watch

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Latest Sightings

Monday, August 10th, 2009

What a crazy weekend in Gloucester!  For those of you that came on Sunday experienced Gloucester’s first annual Triathalon! Lets just say there was a little more traffic in this town this weekend than there usually is…  However we did have a lot of great sightings.
Some of our sightings included, Lavalier and calf, Etch-a-Sketch, and [...]

Weekend Whale Report

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

We had a very successful weekend with whale sightings.  We had anywhere from 5-15 humpbacks per trip.  We even saw a big pod of white-sided dolphins on Sunday! We haven’t seen dophins really all year so it’s good to know they are coming through the area.
Some whales we saw were Crown, Colt, Wizard, Ember, Tear, Soot, Etch a Sketch, [...]