Raincoast Conservation research vessel Achiever tender Little Red getting some bow riding action from a Pacific White-sided Dolphin. We had a large spread out group of these animals coming and going for over an hour. These extremely acrobatic cetaceans shared a sense of curiosity as they would roll and lock eyes while we were admiring from the boat.
Afternoon lesson plan aboard @raincoastconservation research vessel Achiever was windward sailing in the Salish Sea. Plying the Coast Salish territory through the power of wind and tide.
We are grateful for many things, not least a fantastic staff. Pictured here is Nick Sinclair, skipper…
Here is Achiever’s story, as published in Tracking Raincoast into 2016. It begins with a few short words in Tracking Raincoast into 2003: “We’re looking for a research vessel.” …
Morning light shinning down on Raincoast Conservation research vessel Achiever at anchor. The long summer days mean early starts to catch the light, and the wildlife
Raincoast Conservation research vessel Achiever returning from a charter out on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. 57 species observed over the past two weeks. Amazing to see the biodiversity of these waters.