Dolphin watching – is this work :-) ?

We never quite know what the day will bring. Tim and Charlie had great conditions yesterday morning for landing the RSPB on Grassholm for gannet monitoring. En route home they stopped to pick up some floating rope and were joined … Read More

Basking shark spotted today off Ramsey Island

Tim and Charlie had an unexpected bonus this morning after taking scientists to Grassholm to monitor the gannets. They came across an 8 foot basking shark off the south end of Ramsey as they were calling the office. I’m not … Read More

New Zealanders and Gumboot Tea

This week brought some New Zealander visitors, who pronounced Shearwater to be “a proper boat” – praise indeed. They’ve done Shotover and Kawaru jets several times – “You don’t want to do Shotover anymore – it’s tame” – plus jet … Read More

Tips for people prone to seasickness

It’s rare for passengers to feel seasick on our type of boat but it can happen so if you have a tendency to motion sickness we would suggest that you talk to a pharmacist.  People  are more likely to feel … Read More

Scientists find ‘shark larder’ off Pembrokeshire coast

Scientists shed more light on what attracts dolphins, sharks and whales to the Celtic Deep off the Pembrokeshire coast: see BBC news. A “hidden larder” for sharks and whales has been discovered off the west coast of Wales by a … Read More