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sailing trip

Monday 19th June

It was a little quieter today though this morning we went a long way searching. The sea state was trickier with choppy south westerly waves. There were lots of seabirds out there including manx shearwaters, and some gannets doing a good impression of pelicans standing on an adrift wooden pallet. At the end of the…

Thursday 15th June

We had two Ocean Discovery trips today in calm conditions and hot sun. We saw grey seals down at the island, especially well this morning when they were hauled out on the rocks. We then headed westwards and everything seemed very quiet – until lots of feeding gannets were spotted in the far distance. Underneath…