Captain Hugh and the Reluctant Navigator
The Voyage of Vega

Dolphins in Biscay

Some video, I hope, of a pod of dolphins who came for a brief visit as we were crossing the Bay of Biscay on 21st July. We haven’t seen any dolphins since then. A sunfish and lots of grey mullet, but no dolphins. The WiFi connection here is very slow and I haven’t been able to check that this is downloading ok or taking ages, so feedback as to whether this is working for you would be much appreciated.

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12 Comments

  1. Andrew

    August 5, 2015 - 4:50 pm
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    Video worked fine. So lucky to see those Dolphins. Hugh, that looked suspiciously like motorised movement!

    • annie

      August 5, 2015 - 9:40 pm
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      Nonsense Andy. Those were real dolphins. Nothing motorised about them.

  2. Steve

    August 5, 2015 - 7:51 pm
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    Kyra is sooooooo envious!

    • annie

      August 7, 2015 - 6:42 am
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      … but not perhaps about the sailing?! It is very special seeing dolphins. I don’t think it will ever cease to be a thrill.

  3. Jim Lucas

    August 5, 2015 - 7:57 pm
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    I believe those are tracking dolphins rater than bottle nose ones. Apparently the Spanish ports use tracking dolphins to chase criminals that have left their peaceful marinas with debris from poor berthing and broken fenders. Do not go into International waters or the Flying Squid will be after you!!
    Hope Hugh feeling better – hope he is not turning into a mosquito. x

    • annie

      August 7, 2015 - 6:50 am
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      Jim, now Hugh is really worried. Although it does seem that things are getting sorted now involving a large pay out. He’s much better now thanks. It was not man-flu but a proper infection needing antibiotics. Official apology to come for damage to reputation.
      PS we roared with laughter at your comment x

  4. Lindsay Wilson

    August 5, 2015 - 9:31 pm
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    What a wonderful video. Am now going to try and see your map

    • annie

      August 7, 2015 - 6:52 am
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      Thank you and good luck. Hugh says the last position on the map was an error and is trying to blame the Navigator.

  5. Judy

    August 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
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    Marvellous! But where are the credits for the dolphins? Hope your journey is serene..xxxx

    • annie

      August 7, 2015 - 6:56 am
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      Thanks Jude. Did the credits get cut off the end of the footage? …. Starring Flipper, Floppy, Freda, Freddy and Speedo the Bottlenose Dolphins.

  6. Peter Baylis

    August 6, 2015 - 12:07 am
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    Very good dolphin show.

    • annie

      August 7, 2015 - 6:58 am
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      Thanks Pete. The Dolphins (see previous comment) are so glad you liked it x

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