With a following sea and following winds we had a fantastic glide up the coast.
Once offshore RV Whale Song’s wheelhouse filled with the trills, grunts and groans of humpback whales testing their vocals with this year’s Whale “Top 40” tunes!
Live whale song piped from the depths of the sea onto the bridge remains one of my most favourite offshore experiences and of course all the gorgeous sunsets, stunning sunrises, each and every cetacean encounter, overnight avian visitors AND the delicious galley treats from our incredible 2nd Mate/Chef Taz!
Yep, I love it all! It wasn’t long before we had pygmy blue whale calls as well. These are very low frequency and need adjusting to be audible to our over-used adult ears but we can SEE the detections! The vertical green lines in the 5th photo are the calls of a pygmy blue whale!
Sunset at sea on Day 2. Yep, I mentioned sunsets are another fav.
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