Managed to get some shots of my fist sighting of Grey whales today! (promised RichL to spot some before the season ended!!)
Couldn't get too close so as not to disturb them(supposed to keep a 1000ft away ) Hmm wheres my tape
Anyway pod of around 8 animals of various sizes , so impressive to see(No breaching I'm afraid) just cruising along.
On the way back in saw a nuclear Sub coming into dock and thought I would shoot a few photos.
Didn't notice the USCG patrol RIB behind me at first (just to the right of the sub). They asked me politely to keep back 500 ft and sped off.
However not sure if they didn't like the competition for bright orange RIB's
or just wated to see what I was up to. Anyway pulled me over,and checked documentation/safety equipment/ID etc. Very official and proffesional until they had established everything was OK and then started talking about RIBs.I commented on their Zodiac Hurricane and he seemed interested in the XS.
So all went well and they even asked me for shots to be emailed to them if they came out OK ;which I was happy to do.Maybe more good PR for the growing RIB interest out here,