North East Gold Award Winners

Myself and my brother are so proud of all of our staff and everything we have achieved together over the last few years and the other week we were awarded for all our hard work with Gold award at a prestigious event in the Civic Centre in Newcastle. This glittering evening is built entirely around … Read more

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Bloody Ballons

We have tuned into a throw away generation, and its drives me insane. I remember we used to take out TV’s back to the shop to get fixed or even a kettle and we would never think “Ah just throw it away and get a new one”, but that’s how it has gone today. I … Read more

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Little Auk

We had a few bits of wind over the last few weeks and when loads of the birders were doing sea watches along the coast a good few reports were coming in about Little Auks. I just love these tiny little seabirds and I was praying we would see some when we eventually got back … Read more

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Black Guillemot and friends

Myself and Chris spotted our first Black Guillemot of the season a few weeks ago, which was really nice for me but Chris was well chuffed as it was the first one for him ever. Chris joined us this year for the first time and even though he knows about boats he was never into … Read more

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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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New Arrival

We have been waiting for a good while now but she is eventually here and she looks mighty fine too. Yes you guessed it, our new vessel “SERENITY” She is the same hull as Serenity II but a little bit bigger and holds a few more passengers too. There is a few changes from Serenity … Read more

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Risso’s Dolphin and Sunset

On Wednesday evening we had the boat ready to go for our sunset cruise and with all the guests on board the boat we headed out of the harbour and towards the islands. My crewman Chris was chatting to the guests while I steered the boat to the islands. When Chris came back into the … Read more

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Sunset and Skuas

During our sunset cruise on Wednesday 8th August, we stumbled upon a beautiful Great Skua (Bonxie) as we were heading to the Longstone Lighthouse. In fact it was our newest crew member to the Serenity Team, Chris who spotted it and causally asked me what was that bird eating. As I glanced over I saw … Read more

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