Condor Express Summer Party Cruise Schedule

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Party Cruise

Here is what’s on our Summer Party Cruise Calendar   Saturday August 23rd – Blues Cruise: Donna Greene & the Roadhouse Daddy’s perform the best blues you can buy. This show is almost a sellout, so call Sea Landing for your boarding pass Saturday September 6th  – Hawaiian Aloha Cruise: Joanie Collins returns from the Islands  with special guests including Eric … Read More

Waterfront History Cruise

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Erin Graffy

Join us for this event on October 27th from 4:30-6:00 Tickets for the History Cruise are available by calling 882-0088. Erin Graffy historian and author of numerous books on Santa Barbara history (including the coffee table book Santa BarbaraYacht Club: The Waterfront History) will entertain and delight us with a fascinating history tour of our waterfront. Come savor the wine … Read More

Island Trip yields impressive cetaceans

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After a few days of gale winds in the Channel, the Condor sailed out to the Islands today in search of beasts. Here’s the talley: 5 humpback whales 2 blue whales Amongst the humpback behavioral repertoire we had the good fortune to have one of them adopt the boat. It spy hopped and generally swam around introducing itself first hand … Read More

Repairs on Condor Express are moving foreward !

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The above photos show (1) the new wheelhouse aluminum shell and reinforcement beams, and (2) a crane removing the antenna mast from the flybridge en route to the sand and paint shop. Repairs and modifications of the Condor Express are moving ahead under the supervision of Captain Mat Curto. The boat is now hauled out in the boat yard and … Read More

6 Gray Whales Today

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Captain Dave reports from the Condor that one great trip ran today with good sea conditions. Six gray whales were closely followed and a group of four were especially friendly. The quartet fluked up and gave the guests and crew of the Condor very good looks. The migration is still going strong. Hope to see you on board. Bob Perry … Read More

Memorial Celebration of Captain Fred Benko’s Life

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Colleagues, There will be a celebration of life memorial service to honor our recently departed Captain Fred Benko of the Condor Express, at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum on Friday, March 15, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is located at the Santa Barbara Harbor, 113 Harbor Way, Suite 190 | Santa Barbara | CA 93109 … Read More