Rebuilding Whale Watching Tenders Part 15

November 27, 2011 Minor Fiberglass Repairs   All the grinding in recent days finally came to fruition today as we went around and applied fiberglass to several minor repairs. To reinforce and smooth the gunwale edge where swimmers will … [Read more...]

Rebuilding Whale Watching Tenders Part 7

Grinding Deck on Fluke September 20, 2011 More Sanding and Grinding If you want to build or rebuild fiberglass boats, you had better not mind sanding and grinding. We spent many hours doing both. On this day, Gene mostly finished grinding out the … [Read more...]

Swimming With Humpback Whales – Day 5 & End

Red Clouds In Morning Thursday started out with the underside of high clouds painted red by the sun. The breeze was still blowing, but not quite as hard as on previous days. The persistent wind made me wish we were allowed to bring our sailing … [Read more...]

Swimming With Humpback Whales – Days 3 and 4

Tuesday Sunrise We woke up Tuesday to strong winds, above the 25 knot wind limit set for Silver Bank whale watch operators. The weather delay meant a leisurely breakfast watching for whales around the mooring area. The coral heads scattered around … [Read more...]

Swimming With Humpback Whales – Day 2

Blazing Sunrise Monday morning we had lots of whales around the mooring area as we were sipping coffee on deck before breakfast. One was pec slapping just beyond the Turks & Caicos Explorer II, moored next to us, then put on a display of … [Read more...]

Swimming With Humpback Whales – Day 1

Welcome to the Silver Bank! The journey, the adventure, and our first day with the Humpback Whales For ten years now, my friend Gene has told me about his annual pilgrimage to the Silver Bank to swim with the Humpback Whales in the Marine Mammal … [Read more...]

Swimming With Humpback Whales On The Silver Bank

Marine Mammal Sanctuary Silver Bank, Dominican Republic Swimming with Humpback Whales on the Silver Bank Our trip to the Silver Bank off the Dominican Republic to swim with the Humpback Whales with Conscious Breath Adventures! … [Read more...]