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More dolphins and calves!

A single trip left Santa Barbara Harbor at noon under a low cloud layer.  Seas were glassy and calm.  Total sightings for the trip included 3 gray whales and 500 long-beaked common dolphins. About 2 miles straight out from the … Continue reading

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Harbor Kayaking

With blue skies and warm days it’s time to kayak in Santa Barbara again! Book a kayak tour with us today and enjoy a unique way to see the harbor!

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Rope ‘in’ the wind…

Three trips left the docks today with Captain and his crew and pristine ocean conditions for wildlife-viewing.  It was sunny and there was no wind.  Sightings for the day included: 75 Pacific white-sided dolphins, 5 gray whales, 1000 long-beaked common … Continue reading

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A record breaking year for gray whales

Six gray whales and 8 inshore bottlenose dolphins were seen on a single 12 noon excursion today.  Skies had a thin stratus layer and seas were flat and calm. This has been a record-breaking year for the gray whale population.  … Continue reading

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April Showers! The Tiangong-1 falls around the Channel.

One of most amazing sights ever took place today (4/1/18).  Debris from the old Tiangong-1 Chinese space station fell all around the Channel as a very rare pod of at least 100 Maui’s dolphin or popoto (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui) was seen along … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Books

ABOUT THE BILLIONAIRE’S VINEGAR The rivetingly strange story of the world’s most expensive bottle of wine, and the even stranger characters whose lives have intersected with it. The New York Times bestseller, updated with a new epilogue, that tells the true story of … Continue reading

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Happy Customers!

“We had an amazing time. We felt comfortable the entire time with John and loved the wineries/tasting rooms that we went to. I would recommend family and friends to go with captain jack’s anytime they are in the area for … Continue reading

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