Archive for September, 2009

What our customers are saying…

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

As you know if you have come on our whale watch, our tickets also act as comment cards for the trip.  This lets us know how you found out about us, what you thought about the trip, and how long/where your staying in town.  It also helps us know what we can improve on in [...]

Whales and more…

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Some think the season maybe winding down for us, but they better think again.  I was on the whale watch yesterday… what a great trip!  For humpback whales we saw Echo, Pumba, Coral, Pinpoint, Lavalier & calf, and 2 unknown humpbacks.  However, we also saw a pod of about 150 white-sided dolphins, and a huge ocean [...]

Labor day Whale Watches

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

We have been having very successful whale watches lately.  If you have been thinking of going whale watching, now is the time to come!  The humpbacks will usually stay in the area until mid November, and we will be doing trips through October.  Make sure to make a reservation though, in case of bad weather.
Thank [...]

Humpback facts

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

There are several different ways humpback whales feed.  Above is a picture of a humpback whale dragging along the surface of the water.  If you look close, you can see a sandlance stuck in between his baleen!  Someone get him a toothpick.

Humpbacks have long white pectoral flippers that are around 1/3 length of their body.  As [...]

Labor Day Weekend

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Perfect weather for our annual Labor Day celebrations (besides all the wind)!  We would like to thank everyone that joined us for our Parade of Lights/fireworks Cruise.  We also got a chance to see lots of the schooners on Sunday that were in town for the Schooner festival  race.  And Monday we had two very [...]

Schooner Festival 2009

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Lots going on in Gloucester this weekend!  It is the 25th anniversary of our annual Schooner Festival.  If you come on our whale watches on Sunday 9/6, you will be able to catch fantastic views of the schooners preparing for the great Mayor’s race around Cape Ann.  This would be a great photo opportunity for all [...]

Tons of Whales this week!

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

The past few days we have been going to Stellwagen Bank and having very successful trips! In the past 2 days the whales have been nice and close, on the northwest corner of the bank.  Lets hope they stay right there for the rest of the season! 
Humpacks we have been seeing lately: Coral, Ember, [...]