Hi everyone, what a terrible summer, windy virtually the entire season and even when it wasn’t windy, the forecasters did not predict it, hence it being an extremely difficult summer for us, in terms of boat time particularly. It has not been too bad in terms of number of sightings however, with the start of August having a very high frequency of reported sightings, particularly of Bottlenose dolphins, normally a winter speciality. There have been rumours of dolphin sightings as recently as yesterday, but this is just a rumour at the moment. If anyone knows or hears about dolphins being seen off Laxey yesterday, please let me know. Thanks.
On 13th January, a humpback whale was spotted and photographed at Cranstal, near the Point of Ayre and reported to