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Blue, Blue Water

The hues of the ocean are truly amazing and beautiful…               A pygmy blue whale in a blue sea…  

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Dolphins on the Bow!

Skipper is delirious when we have dolphins on the bow!     Happiness is… Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in the lagoon at Cocos Keeling Islands, just beautiful!  I was excited for Skip, as he couldn’t be there!         Ind0-Pacific bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops aduncus, leading the way!   Near Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, an […]

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Underwater Views

We spend our time at sea, on the sea. Together with bobbing on the waves, an equally favoured view is underwater looking at coral reefs or whales!   The Rip at Cocos Keeling Islands.       A four-armed sea star clings to the wall a Christmas Island.     A dwarf minke whale heads […]

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Fishy Business

Being at sea, we are sometimes surrounded by fish…   The amazing coral reef at Cocos Keeling Islands, wow!                      

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Skipper and Friends!

Let me introduce you to Skipper and his friends!         Look what we have here! “More Tursiops truncatus!”   Now Tursiops aduncus!   Tursiops truncatus in the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour!

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“Mr Albert Ross”

Albatross are a magnificent seabird, ranging across open oceans and flying with a very distinctive style.  Just love albatross!  We even named the aft area on our bridge deck,  The Albatross Deck!         Oh look, another not-Shy albatross!    

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Clear Water in the Kimberley

Clear blue water of the Kimberley, particularly west of the Dampier Peninsular, is perfect for seeing humpback whales through the water! Caution – crocs inhabit these waters, be sure to keep your toes inboard and dry!   Kimberley clear water… a humpback whale breaks the surface.   Just under the surface…   More underwater blows… […]

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Kimberley Turquoise Water, plus Whales!

The silt-laden water of the coastal Kimberley in northwest Australia is immediately recognisable by it’s gorgeous turquoise hues. The dark black bodies of the wintertime visiting humpback whales, appear almost dark brown against the green tones.   A cow/calf pair of humpback whales rests in the calm water of Lalang-garram/Camden Sound Marine Park.   Underwater […]

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Friday Skipper Fest!

It’s a Friday Skipper fest!  Couldn’t resist showing some Skipper photos!                

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Fluke Fingerprints

Unique identifying marks on the underside of the tail flukes of humpback whales are just like our fingerprints.  These photo-id images are matched within and between seasons to understand migration paths and patterns.   Even through a fluke slap, we can see the identifying marks of these white flukes.     Beautiful black and white […]

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