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Sightings January 2018

Four sightings were reported in January, and again very interesting ones!! This month we have received a sighting of a group of dolphins in the Caribbean. For our partner it was the first time he saw this species, but the description he gave was so accurate, that we perfectly understood they were spinner dolphins. The first

Viking Explorers – Across the Atlantic 2018

Do you remember our partner 8 Islas? Have a look at their new adventure! They organize a transatlantic crossing with 15 boats: Viking Explorers – Across the Atlantic 2018. They set sail today and tomorrow (7-8th of January 2018) from Gran Canaria,  heading to Barbados with a quick stop in Cape Verde. This initiative has

Sightings December 2017

And last sightings of 2017! Amazing year because of you all!! During December 2017 we have received sightings from several parts of the Atlantic.  Sadly, one of the sightings was a pilot whale stranded in Lanzarote. All the group came along before this animal finally arrived on land. But some other happier sightings were reported!

Sightings November 2017

During November several species have been reported. November is the time of the year when lots of sailboats prepare to cross the ocean  through low latitudes following the Alisios, the trade winds. Usually they set sail in the Canaries to arrive after two-three weeks of wind and sea to the Caribbean. At least till mid

The Mix Radio Program Lanzarote with Sail&Whale!!

Last Friday we have spent our morning in the company of The Mix Radio Program, in Yaiza (Lanzarote, Canary Islands). It has been a great morning, talking about life in the island and of course, sharing Sail & Whale with the audience. A couple of hours of entertaiment with Robin North, Nuria Roach-Casares & Michael

Sail & Whale at Marina Rubicón

To celebrate our first anniversary, Sail & Whale has been at Marina Rubicón sharing the project with sailors and friends last Monday. It has been fantastic! Sharing experiences, stories, ideas, and of course, getting to know better the project. After one year of work, we are proud to share our achievements, but as well the

Sail & Whale with the Atlas of Mammals of Portugal

Some of the cetacean sightings received this year by Sail & Whale were recorded in the Portuguese seas. We have been collaborating actively to publish the first edition of the Atlas of Mammals of Portugal, where occurrence maps have been done all over the Portuguese Economic Exclusive Zone with the contribution of several institutions, organizations