Tuesday 23rd May: A very foggy morning today didn’t adversely affect the sightings. We saw our first basking shark of the year breaching clear out of the water, a mum and calf pair of harbour porpoises, grey seals and seabirds including puffins and storm petrels.

Monday 22nd May: Today we took out the Key Stage 2 children from St Levan School, who were doing some work on marine plastic pollution. They had an exciting sail, saw some seals and fulmars, and learned about how plastic waste affects the animals in our oceans.

Saturday 20th May: There seemed to be much more out there today despite the very fresh westerly breeze – we saw lots of gannets, auks, fulmars, and Manx shearwaters, as well as some grey seals.

Friday 19th May: Slightly calmer, though quiet day on the water today with just seabirds and a seal spotted

Sunday 14th May: Today’s three hour trip had to be shortened to a two hour due to more rough conditions – hopefully the weather will calm down soon. We saw seabirds including a pomarine skua and bottling seals in the surf.

Thursday 11th May: today we took Falmouth Marine School’s Marine Science students. They were mainly surveying seabirds and trawling for plankton.

Tuesday 9th May: Choppy water for today’s trip. We had a south easterly breeze stirring up the waters and making for exciting conditions. We saw grey seals and seabirds, including a great skua. Eddie the eider duck was sheltering in the harbour from the choppy sea.

Monday 8th May:
Today we ran two trips for Plymouth University Master of Science students. We saw a harbour porpoise, grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Sunday 7th May: We had a lovely trip out today on sparkling blue waters. We saw grey seals and a variety of seabirds and great northern divers.

Tuesday 2nd May: We’ve had a spell of rough weather lately, which has kept is in port. It was great to get back out today and the sunshine was an added bonus. We saw grey seals and seabirds.

Friday 28th April: A bit quieter out there today. We saw grey seals and seabirds including a pomarine skua.

Monday 24th April: Great sightings today. We saw the inshore pod of bottlenose dolphins, common dolphins, grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Sunday 23rd April: Fantastic common dolphin watching off the West Cornish coast today. We also had lovely sailing conditions and saw grey seals and a variety of seabirds. 

Saturday 22nd April:  Today we had a lovely sail and some lovely common dolphin watching as they fed under gannets and Manx shearwaters. We also watched grey seals and a variety of seabirds including a number of great northern divers and black throated divers.

Thursday 20th April: Hannah ran a trip on the Celtic Fox today and they saw grey seals and seabirds.

Tuesday 18th April: Today was a day for watching bottlenose dolphins, grey seals and a variety of seabirds

Monday 17th April: Today we saw common dolphins, harbour porpoises, grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Sunday 16th April: We saw common dolphins, harbour porpoises, grey seals and a variety of seabirds today including Iceland gulls.

Saturday 15th April:  Today we saw harbour porpoises, grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Friday 14th April: Today we saw bottlenose dolphins, harbour porpoises, grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Thursday 13th April: Shorter Bay Discovery trips today. We had great sailing and saw grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Wednesday 12th April: Today we saw bottlenose dolphins (14 of the inshore pod), common dolphins, grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Tuesday 11th April: Lots of common dolphins today along with lots of grey seals and a variety of seabirds including an Iceland gull.

Monday 10th April: Today we saw common dolphins, grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Sunday 9th April: Today we saw lots of harbour porpoises, grey seals and seabirds.

Friday 7th April: Today we saw lots of harbour porpoises, lots of grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Thursday 6th April: We saw grey seals and a variety of seabirds including great northern divers today on a shorter trip.

Wednesday 5th April: We had a lovely sail today and saw lots of common dolphins at different times during the trip. The last encounter was the best with a large pod of common dolphins feeding with gulls and gannets. We also saw a harbour porpoise and possibly a Risso’s dolphin (it disappeared after an initial distant glimpse). There were a number of grey seals around the island and a good variety of seabirds including lots of Manx shearwaters and a great northern diver and some red necked divers.

Sunday 2nd April: It was much a warmer and calmer today. We saw 3 groups of harbour porpoises and as the photos show got fantastic views. We also saw a number of grey seals and a variety of seabirds.

Saturday 1st April: Just a short trip today because the sea was a little rough after the stormy weather. We saw a number of harbour porpoises, grey seals (including a very friendly female) and a variety of seabirds.

Thusday 23rd March: Today we ran a trip on the Celtic Fox. It was a little wild out on the water but we managed to find some common dolphins, grey seals and a variety of seabirds including a great skua. No photos as Duncan had the camera in Ireland.

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