Friday, July 22, 2005
Our passengers onboard this afternoon really enjoyed the trip onboard Faldur, after a long search for the whale. They finally spotted this friendly Minke Whale which gave thim the show a good Minke should!!
These photos are taken from the Crows Nest at Faldur by our guide Linda Guðrúnardóttir.
Thursday, July 21, 2005
Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The following pictures are taken on a calm night at Skjálfandi bay. This Minke Whale was just swimming around and enjoying this magical light the evening sun embellished the sea with.
Friday, July 15, 2005
For the past days Skjalfandi bay has been crowded with minkes and dolphins.Minke whales can be very inquisitive and entertaining, and on our tours the minkes have often been spy-hopping or examining and swimming calmly by our boat.
Saturday, July 9, 2005
Today the crew on Faldur spotted both a group of Humpbacks, and also Blue Whales in Skjálfandi bay. These are great news, and hopefully our gigantic visitors are here to stay for some time, like they did last year.
Thursday, July 7, 2005
Photos taken by Gentle Giants staff .....
A great fluke of a humpback - in one of our evening tours this season...
A humpback next to our boat Aþena ...
Friday, July 1, 2005
Today was the first day of the new month, July, and it brought good weather to Husavik – light winds, 16° heat, and flat sea.The bay has also been very lively, bringing the majestic humpback and other species to our passengers.
Thursday, June 30, 2005
Today a rescue drill was held by the staff onboard Faldur, where the staff simulated and responded to possible emergency situations at sea.Gentle Giants crew sailed out to Skjalfandi Bay where one of the crew member threw himself out into the sea and the instructions of captain Einar were put into practise.
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
Slysavarnarfélagið Landsbjörg is responsable of giving courses for everyone working on boats by the icelandic coasts, and has trained all our captains and guides to be capable to handle accidents of every kind at sea.
Saturday, June 25, 2005
Thanks to Garðar Svavarsson, the “Swedish days” festival is held this week in Husavik, and today free sea-angling tours were offered by Gentle Giants on our boat Aþena.