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Surprises in the Channel

Hello and bonjour! Hazel here – welcome to my blog post for week 10 aboard the Brittany Ferries Cap Finistère.

Things got off to a fantastic, or perhaps I should say FINtastic (sorry…) start this week with the most productive deck watch I have ever had in the English Channel. 1,201 more words

Medley of Scottish Lochs

It had to happen sooner or later. After many years of being incredibly lucky with the weather during my Spring trips to Scotland, mid May 2017 looked as though it was going to let me down. 1,592 more words


A week in the life of a Wildlife Officer

Hello everyone, thanks for tuning in to read this week’s installment of our Cap Finistère Wildlife Officer blog written by myself, Katie. I thought that this week some of you might enjoy finding out about what else Wildlife Officers get up to on board: As well as our deck watches we also run a number of activities that feature on the entertainment schedule, and we even have some down time too, although some of that is still spent out on deck! 1,723 more words

"Nosey" whales and dolphins came out to play!

Hello everyone, it’s Katie again! Thanks for taking the time to read about my fourth week on board, which is the sixth week of our Wildlife Officer season. 1,137 more words

Close encounters of the bottlenose kind

Welcome to the fourth blog instalment from the Wildlife Officers aboard the Brittany Ferries Cap Finistère!

After the jaw dropping sighting of a breaching fin whale… 1,302 more words


This was forecast to be the last day of the cam weather in SW England before the high pressure moved away. In fact today was a bonus day because the winds were originally supposed to pick up overnight. 779 more words

Great Northern Diver

Monumental Mullion

The five miles of coast between Mullion Cove and Kynance Cove is nothing short of awesome. As cliffy and intimidating as any other stretch of Cornwall. 818 more words

Great Northern Diver