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.
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.
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.