Archive for June, 2014

6/23/14 Whale Watch

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Monday 6/23/14  Sightings blog & pictures from our Naturalist Dianna:
Beautiful seas on Monday’s whale watch! It doesn’t get much calmer than that! We ventured out towards Tillies Bank where we have been seeing whales on our past few trips. Sure enough, some whales were still there!  We came across our first pair of humpbacks, Tear [...]

Introducing the Blue Ocean Society

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Guest blog from our new naturalist and President of the Blue Ocean Society Dianna Schulte

As some of you may have noticed, there is a new logo aboard the Miss Cape
Ann. Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation has partnered with Capt.
Bill’s Whale Watch to provide the educational aspect of each trip all the
while collecting valuable research [...]

Whale watching tips

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Coming on your first whale watch with Capt. Bill’s? Here are some answers to our most commonly asked questions.
1. What should I bring on my whale watch?
The most important things we tell people to bring with them is sunblock and a jacket/sweatshirt.  It tends to be at least 10 degrees cooler out on the water, [...]

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 [...]