October 21, 2021

14.10.2021 – For what it’s worth

It wasn’t easy for our spotter to find animals for our crew at sea today and both our boats had to travelled far to the sightings […]
October 19, 2021

13.10.2021 – Gentle and powerful

The morning on the Ribeira Brava with the Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) was a very gentle experience. There was a pleasant silence in the air. […]
October 18, 2021

12.10.2021 – Slingshot

Underwater landscapes can play an incredibly important role when it comes to the distribution of different species within a region. Madeira is generally surrounded by deep […]
October 17, 2021

11.10.2021 – Conscious breathing

“I breathe in, I breathe out. I breathe in, I breathe out. I am floating on the surface of the sea, completely relaxed, letting the waves […]
October 16, 2021

09.10.2021 – Nothing comes easy

There are days when the Atlantic completely spoils us with cetacean sightings and others where finding them really doesn’t come easy. Lately, many groups have encountered […]
October 15, 2021

08.10.2021 – A strong, interspecific friendship

Sometimes I am asked whether different species of marine mammals are teaming up. This actually happens. A fairly common combination of two different species are Bottlenose […]
October 14, 2021

07.10.2021 – The “guarantee” dilemma

Wildlife encounters can never be guaranteed. In vast natural spaces like the ocean, where marine life thrives across an enormous area, it’s impossible to predict what […]
October 13, 2021

06.10.2021 – A compliment

Today our stately, traditional lady, the Ribeira Brava, received a wonderful compliment. “You book two great experiences on this boat. Once the whale watching and then […]
October 12, 2021

05.09.2021 – High & low riders

Many hunt in the deep but they all need the air; cetaceans truly are the oceans masters when it comes to living at the interface of […]