9-23-20 “Blue Bird Day”

Another blue bird day out on the water, with Captain JJ Rasler behind the helm. Little known fact about Rasler: He’s quite the singer. The wheelhouse was aglow with vocals as we bounded across the sea, finding no less than 11 humpback whales and over 300 Risso’s Dolphin (with a few scattered Pacific White Sided…

9-17-20 “Short Fin Mako Shark!”

Again, the fog returns, though looking up revealed a blue sky in wait. Visibility cleared fast, and again Captain Danny had no trouble finding another large group of humpback whales. Along the way, dozens of harbor porpoise offered great looks, a rare treat for such shy creatures. Just as we thought the day couldn’t get…

9-12-20 “Mom & Calf Humpbacks”

Success! Despite indefatigable fog and smoke, The Pacifica was able to locate three humpback whales, who mercifully spent prolonged periods of time at the surface, making for good looks. The second trip found a mother and her young, both adorned with stark white undersides. The calf surprised us with two stellar breaches, one of them…