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Report of Afternoon Trip – Wed Aug 3

Blue People,

Here is what we watched closely today:

2 Blue Whales 600 Common Dolphins

This was a 1pm departure due to a morning research and educational charter.  As fate would have it, the seas did kick up a bit in the late afternoon making whale-spotting a challenge for sure.  But nonetheless Captain Dave Beezer's sharp eyes located a pair of Blue Whales despite the high seas and winds.  There is nothing like seeing the world's largest living creature in its element, busting through the on-coming breakers with the wind whipping the spray off the nose of the beast and the spout flying all over.  Wow.  

The rest of the week we are back on a normal 10am departure schedule and the seas should be far more favorable for people with weak stomachs and/or land lubbers.

We have had quite a few days with dense populations on the shelf break.  Who knows what the future may bring.  Suggestion:  sign up now and get in on all the action while it lasts.

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In addition to the expert crew on the Condor Express with over 35 years of experience, Channel Islands Naturalist Corps volunteer naturalists, representatives from the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park, are usually on board and available to answer your questions during the trip. 

Best fishes and have a WHALE of a day!

Bob Perry Condor Express

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