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Old 08 March 2009, 03:54   #1
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While out on sea trials yesterday we were joined by a very playful dolphin that stayed with us for a very long time, it was great fun and we ended up staying out for far longer than planned!
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Old 08 March 2009, 06:07   #2
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Last weekend when I was out, I had some jumping out and tail-slapping the water, first time I have seen that close up and it was fantastic. Then ended up in the middle of a pod of Sei whales, toddling along watching them thinking I knew where they all were and one surfaced about 15 metres the other side of me with a massive "Fooooooofffff!" which made me

Whales are good but I prefer dolphins, they are much more playful, and the ones round here are often up for a race

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Old 08 March 2009, 07:22   #3
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Nice one Malthouse,

Saw a few off Berry Head, Brixham yesterday but not close like yours. Last weekend had a 2 swim under the boat for a few seconds off Hope Cove.

It makes the day out evan better when you see them up close.
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Old 08 March 2009, 14:29   #4
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Lovely aren't they, came across these a while ago.

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Old 08 March 2009, 16:47   #5
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Excellent shots - they aren't the easiest things to catch!!!
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Old 09 March 2009, 12:51   #6
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Originally Posted by codprawn View Post
they aren't the easiest things to catch!!!
Use Tuna nets- I find they are quite effective

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