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Old 29 May 2007, 09:08   #11
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Make: Ribtec
Length: 5m +
Join Date: Oct 2006
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Originally Posted by Rogue Wave View Post
We were drinh the tug about 10 Nm off Aberdeen 4 days ago and a pod made a Beeline for us and messed about for about 15 minutes. It was cool and groovy and maore than made up for being in Scotland

I also was driving a survey boat in early January in Aberdeen HArbour (and it's approaches) and there was a large Pod hanging around outside there. They played with us for several days and there was loads of em at least 6. It's very dificult to drive a straight line when your busy being entranced by Dolphins!

Likewise my photgraphic skills didn;t shine!
I am lucky enough to live near Inverness where the same group of dolphins come and feed most days in the summer - gallery of photos here if you're interested

I actually got my rib partly to do dolphin sightseeing especially when friends are up. Still to take a really good photo from a boat, most of my photos are taken from land where it is much easier to guess where they'll jump next. On a boat, they could be anywhere within 360 degrees, so very hard to shoot.

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Old 29 May 2007, 10:50   #12
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Clyde, Scotland
Boat name: anon
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Outstanding pics BigNeil!!!!

Many thanks, hope to trailer my boat up when my daughter is a little older


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Old 29 May 2007, 16:40   #13
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Southampton
Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
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Thanks Neil,

fantastic Photos you are a lucky fellow to be seeing all that...

I'll ne back in Aberdeen / Peterhead in the last two weeks of July I hope to see them adain

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