The good news is that we are steaming towards the first ROV test dive site and once on station, conditions will improve dramatically. A pod of common dolphin buzzed the ship in the early evening. Common dolphin are easy to identify by their hour-glass shaped markings, coloured creamy white, on their flanks. These little guys, around 1.5 – 2 m long, were having a ‘whale of a time’ riding the frothy white waters on the starboard side of the James Cook.
|Common dolphin (Neil Foulks)|
|At 2.25am the cruise blogger filmed these playful dolphins|
just outside the porthole of her cabin.