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Old 24 April 2005, 08:48   #21
Country: UK - Wales
Town: swansea
Boat name: Too Blue
Length: 8m +
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Originally Posted by Cookee
I was also in the pub on Monday night drinking with a couple of the lifeboat men when the shout went out - we all had a good laugh about being attacked by wales and thought it highly unlikely, and the guy probably panicked - thats all!
If he was English then he had every right to be terrified!!!!

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Old 25 April 2005, 06:19   #22
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On the subject of observing Marine wild life my partner and I attended a really great course called ”WiSE” (WIldlife SafE) at Falmouth Marine School last March.

The Course was run by Colin Speedie from MER Consultants and covered:

The Law relating to Marine Wildlife
Observing Marine Wildlife - How to find them and how to avoid disturbance
Seals and Seabirds
Cetaceans, sharks and turtles - identification and behaviour
Simple science - data recording and photo identification

A really great day and learnt loads on how to correctly observe with out causing stress.

I would highly recommend this course to all boats users to help protect our marine heritage.


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Old 25 April 2005, 06:47   #23
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Dolphin Care !

Hi ,

Nice one !

There is a similar Dolphin Watch set up here in Ireland based out of Kilrush on the Shannon Estuary who will give advice on Dolphin and general wildlife care.

Best wishes,


Stuart McNamara
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