Happy Independence Day

Bob Perryblue whales, common dolphins, Condor Express, fin whale, humpback whales, Santa Barbara, Sharks

  2016 07-04 SB Channel Happy Independence Day! Captain Eric reports ideal sea conditions all day long with over-the-top, outstanding sightings.  His totals for the day include 30 humpback whales (we closely watched 15),  2 blue whales, 1 fin whale and at least 2,000 long-beaked common dolphin.  Here are the details: About 10 miles southwest of Santa Barbara the first … Read More

Mako Shark and 5 other species.

Bob PerrySanta Barbara, Santa Barbara Channel, Sharks, Southern California whale watching, Top 10 things to do in Santa Barbara

It was a special 8-hour whale watch trip today with the American Cetacean Society, Los Angeles Chapter, on board. After leaving SEA Landing at 810am, we hadn’t even cleared the breakwater when the call went out. Two bottlenose dolphins playing in the surf near the Sandspit,, moving west along the breakwater. After a nice look at these bottlenose, we headed … Read More