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Whale Watch - July 18, 2017
Whale Watch Log: July 18

An absolutely spectacular day out on the southwest corner! Gliding over gentle seas, we ran into some fog on the way to our whale reports, but upon arrival found clear, sunny skies, and plenty of...

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Whale Watch - July 27, 2016
Whale Watch Log: July 27, 2016

The lucidity of the glassy sea betrayed the motives of our creatures, for we could spy the sudden oscillations of Jabiru’s tail as she changed direction at depths exceeding 20’! And that's not...

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Whale Watch - July 16, 2016
Whale Watch Log: July 16

As we made our way into the southeast corner of Stellwagen Bank we sighted one whale doing quite a bit of flipper slapping as well as another pair nearby. At one point we had four whales, two on...

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Whale Watch - July 6, 2016
Whale Watch Log: July 6

Upon the glassy seaway of the Southeast Corner we spotted a miniature humpback whale heaving its ivory flippers in gawkish fashion. It was a sign of all the action to come. ...

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