Archive for June, 2017

Saturday, June 10, 2107

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

From Naturalist Beth:
This morning we traveled to Stellwagen Bank, right before the northwest corner of the bank we found whales! We started our trip watching three individual humpback whales (Gondolier, Nine, and an unknown) traveling in the same area. Gondolier and the unknown whale joined together to deep feed. While watching the pair, two fin [...]

SAIL BOSTON 2017 TRIP SCHEDULE

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

In June 2017, Boston will host the most magnificent Tall Ships of our time.  This spectacular world class fleet will visit Boston, an official port for the Rendezvous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, from June 17th-22nd.  The regatta will start in Royal Greenwich UK, then race to various ports in Portugal, Bermuda, Boston, and Quebec City. [...]

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Monday, June 5th, 2017

From Naturalist Laura:
The weather conditions on Jeffreys Ledge made it seems like we could see forever for the morning trip, making it easy to find my first basking shark of the season.  Captain Marc positioned us perfectly to see the shark’s wide open mouth as it skim fed just beneath the surface.  We also got [...]

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

From Naturalist Beth:
This morning we started off the trip with three fin whales! It was a great start. We got some great close looks at two fin whales in the area. We decided to take a ride and found two more fin whales on Jeffreys Ledge. There were plenty of seagulls and gannets in the [...]

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

From Naturalist Beth:
Today was an amazing day out on Jeffrey’s Ledge! The weather was perfect for whale watching. We spotted a fin whale first, taking long dives, but our trip really began when we saw a pod of Atlantic white-sided dolphins. We were excited to see some young calves in the group. We traveled another [...]