560 cetaceans seen during tall ship voyage to Antigua

8th Mar 2016


On November 5th 2015, ORCA Wildlife Officer Ruth Coxon, set sail from Southampton on board the Jubilee Sailing Trust tall-ship the 'SS Tenacious'.  Their destination was Antigua, via Torbay, Leixoes, Las Palmas, Bequia, Dominica, Les Saintes and Pointe-a-Pitre.  Over the next 55 days, Ruth and the passengers and crew of Tenacious saw an incredible 560 cetaceans including Atlantic spotted dolphins, rough-toothed dolphins, minke whales, fin whales, striped dolphins and common dolphins.  

Ruth also managed to capture some great footage along with some incredible photographs which can be viewed in her report:

Full trip report