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Whale barely dodges oncoming sailboat near Golden Gate Bridge– July 10, 2017

It was a close call for a humpback whale in the San Francisco Bay on Saturday. Video taken from the Golden Gate Bridge by Lauri Duke shows the whale rolling out of the way as the boat approached.

British sailors rescued after collision with a whale– May 23, 2017

Three Brits have been rescued in the Atlantic after their yacht smashed into a whale and started leaking water. The unnamed Brits, aged 41 to 61, immediately called the coast guard to say the hull was punctured and they were about to abandon ship.

New ‘sister sanctuary’ agreement protects whales from New England to the Caribbean– May 4, 2017

A new “sister sanctuary” agreement signed this spring between NOAA and the government of The Netherlands adds to a network of marine protected areas stretching from New England to the Caribbean Sea, and now provides refuge for North Atlantic humpback whales at both ends of their 3,000-mile annual migration.

FRENCH SAILOR’S COLLISION WITH “UFO” ENDS UP BEING A WHALE– March 14, 2017

Just a month after the start of the Vendée Globe, on 6th December in the middle of the Indian Ocean to the north of the Crozet Islands, Kito de Pavant and his Bastide Otio hit an unidentified floating object.

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MOMENTS OF IMPACT– February 22, 2017

In the Vendee Globe, 21,638 miles of ocean sailing presents hidden dangers for the sailors and their boats.

LAUNCH OF NEW WHALE WATCH BODY IN JAPAN COULD HELP END SLAUGHTER June 5, 2014

WHY ARE WE TRASHING OUR OCEANS? June 4, 2014

FIRST WHALE WATCH…AND BALLOON WATCH? May 23, 2014