Great looks. Great sightings. Great day.

2017 04-06 SB Coast The following information was relayed to me via Captain Eric today.  There were two excursions by the Condor Express along the coast and the sightings were fantastic. Sea conditions were flat and calm with hazy sun.  Total sightings for the day included 4 different species of cetaceans:  2 gray whales, 1,000 long-beaked common dolphins, 4 humpback …

A gray whale spy-hops off Isla Vista in the same general vicinity of today's gray whale interaction.

Sea conditions were good as were the sightings

Captain Eric ran one trip today, but it was a beauty. Totals for the trip included: 5 gray whales, one humpback whale, and at least 1,200 long- beak common dolphins. Sea conditions were good as were the sightings! This trip started off with deckhand Steve locating 2 juvenile gray whales that ultimately came to the boat AND had very short …

Among five kinds of cetaceans today, a nice pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins paid us a visit.

Five different species of cetaceans today !

It was a glorious day in the Santa Barbara channel. Captain Dave and his crew provided ample opportunities to watch five different species of cetaceans and hordes of California sea lions. Totals for the entire day including all three excursions included six gray whales, three humpback whales, one Minke whale, 3000+ long beak common dolphins and 100 pacific white sided …

Gray whale spy hop.

Gray whales and dolphins

2017 03-31 SB Coast Although it was very windy in the middle of the channel it never really came in on the coast where all our action has been the last several weeks. Totals for the trip today included 600+ long beaked common dolphins and five gray whales.  A trip with gray whales and dolphins is typical of the fun …

Long-beaked common dolphins in clear, blue water.

Whale and dolphin sightings were monumental with great sea conditions.

2017 03-25 SB Coast Captain Dave and his renowned whale-spotting team ran a pair of “excellent adventures” along the western Santa Barbara shores today.  The ocean stayed glass flat for both trips and the sunny skies afforded spectacular views of the coastline and cetaceans alike.  Whale and dolphin sightings were monumental.  At least 800 or so long-beaked common dolphins and …