Saturday, June 02, 2012

Transient Orcas and Minke Whale in the morning! May 26th, 2012

The Angel Solutions Group!

Here are a few images from this mornings encounter with a Minke Whale and a pod of Transient Orcas this morning.

We headed out of Victoria and were lucky enough to catch the start of the annual Swiftsure Race and watched as the hundreds of yachts started the race near Clover Point, it was an amazing site. 

Next we headed south and not long after we left the harbour we came across a Minke Whale south west of Constance Bank. As we sat watching the Minke Whale we received reports of a pod of Transient Orcas near Race Rocks so off we went.  It was not long before we were on scene with the Orcas, a little north of Race Rocks and they were heading towards Victoria, right to the racing yachts!

As we followed the Orcas we could see they would come right in the path of the Yachts and in fact the Orcas surprised a number of the racers as they popped up in front of the yachts.

It was a beautiful morning on the water and we had a wonderful group of people from

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