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News from the Wildlife Officers on Brittany Ferries' Cap Finistere

Wednesday bought us another change over, and I (Chantelle) was joined by Clare on board the Cap Finistere. Our first Bay of Biscay day arrived, and we tentatively drew back to curtains to reveal a sea state 5, making conditions challenging! Once up on deck, we were joined by passengers a plenty, keen to capture […]

I (Rose Massingham) was excited to re-join Jess Owen back on board the Pont Aven after two weeks of rest. We had a successful meet and greet leaving Portsmouth and I was eager to get up on deck the following day on our way to Santander across the Bay of Biscay. On Wednesday morning Jess […]

Before we knew it, Wednesday had rolled around and it was time to say goodbye to Clare for a week and hello to Chantelle.  Both Chantelle and I were praying that the stormy weather would have subsided in the Channel and Bay. The weather didn’t look too promising however as we set sail. A sea […]

This week started with a force nine storm! And I (Jess) have to say I could free myself turning green before we even made it up on deck! It was some serious weather! Becky and I, accompanied by a very dedicated bird watcher, battled to stay standing against the wind and enormous swell for a […]

Welcome to the Cap Finistere blog once again. This week I (Clare) was joined by Tiffany and after the fantastic sightings Chantelle and I had last week we were really excited to get back on the ship. After exciting a bar full of passengers with a presentation about the wildlife in the Bay of Biscay […]