Whit Week

Whit week is finally over and all the kids have back to school and it’s been a bit of mixed week once again. Some day’s it’s been beautiful and others not, but we have been able to get out everyday which is the main thing and we have some lovely guests on board the boat … Read more

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Dive Bombing Time

Well its happening once again. Those beautiful Arctic Terns have now laid their eggs so when you arrive on the Inner Farne they will give you the Arctic Kiss as you pass their nests, so don’t forget to where a hat or wave your hand above your head as they can really hurt you. Don’t … Read more

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Farnes Update 9/05/2015

Since my last post the weather can’t seem to make its mind up. Glorious one minute and then freezing the next. Flat calm seas and then rough. I just want it to get settled now so we can enjoy good days on the water and our guests don’t have to be wrapped up to the hilt. … Read more

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Feeding Frenzy

While our guests were on the Inner Farne the other day we were drifting on the south side of the Inner Farne enjoying the calm seas and the sun. Which makes a change. I noticed alot of gulls feeding, but as I glanced around their were lots of feeding frenzy’s going on. I decided to … Read more

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Sunny Sunday

I woke to beautiful sunshine on Sunday morning and I could not wait to get out to sea. After leaving the harbour for our first trip we arrived at Scarcar Island to see lots of Shags, Turnstones and Purple Sandpipers. The Purple Sandpipers looked stunning in the sunlight so I had to get a picture. … Read more

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WHALE OF A TIME (Part 2) Minke Whale

Continued from Part 1 When we get back onto the Helicopter I will get the pilot to have a look around for you and if we see anything we will give you a call on channel 67. I thanked him kindly and off they went. They were only away a few seconds when he shouted on … Read more

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Pole to Pole

Arctic tern’s extraordinary pole-to-pole migration has been detailed by an international team of scientists. The researchers fitted the birds with tiny tracking devices to see precisely which routes the animals took on their 70,000km (43,000 miles) round trip. The study reveals they fly down either the African or Brazilian coasts but then return in an … Read more

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