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Old 22-06-2017, 18:43   #31
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Re: Whale Dangers?

A friends boat "hit" by a whale offshore.....
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Old 22-06-2017, 18:52   #32
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Re: Whale Dangers?

Originally Posted by lamadriver View Post
A friends boat "hit" by a whale offshore.....
"you're gonna need a bigger boat"

"shut off the engine! Quick, turn on Enya!"
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Old 12-07-2019, 16:10   #33
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Re: Whale Dangers?

Don't worry Pete. We've been a bit freaked out by their proximity to the yacht too. So far they have been completely gentle with us. We had four whales play with us on a mooring at Little Pioneer Bay (Oprheus Island) in the Great Plam Group of islands off Townsville.

If you are interested a short video of our encounter is here: - Queensland Humpback Whale Season

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