Hello World

During our trips on Monday there were a noticeable increase in new born seals on Brownsman, Wames and Staple Island compared to the last few days. We did not get out on Tuesday due to the weather but when we returned on Wednesday we were gob smacked as there was an explosion of pups everywhere. … Read more

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New Arrivals

Well its that time of the year once again and as we near the end of the season new arrivals are starting to appear. Yes, I’m taking about the new born seal pups. We had a few early ones this year but unfortunately they did not make it but the ones that are starting to … Read more

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Albino Seal

It started 3 years ago when we first saw this rare albino seal and now I’m starting to get really curious. Where does it come from? Why does it return roughly the same time and the same place for the last 3 years? I have so many questions that need answered, so I need to … Read more

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Humpback Whale

On Tuesday 24th October we left the harbour at 10.15am with handful of passengers on board the boat. Its the start of the seal season and children on board were excited to see the new born pups. Saying that I think some of the adults were just as excited as the kids were. The weather … Read more

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New Life

The noise is unreal at the moment from all the seabirds and the noise level has increased as the chicks are calling at the top of their voices too. Its great to see new life at the Farnes and doing so well too but as I write this blog the seas are terrible and it … Read more

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Newborn Seal Pups

The grey seal pups are starting to arrive in abundance now, and at the last count their was 526 but over the last four days we have had dreadful seas with big waves and we have not been able to get out so fingers crossed the seals and their pups have managed to survive this … Read more

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Seal Season 2015

The seal season is well underway now and at the last count there was 1,227 seal pups around the islands and that’s 102 more than this time last year. On Saturday there was a gap in the weather and he seas were calm enough to get out. With a few guests on board we headed … Read more

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