A Very Cool New App for Whale Lovers

Whale appWhales have been avoiding me most of my life. As a kid, my parents would take my sisters and me out day-tripping from Cowichan Bay around Bold Bluff Point to Burgoyne Bay.  There were always whales about but as I got older and bought my own boat, they became more elusive.  I have been on excursions to Alert Bay, Telegraph Cove and even Zeballos.  Not to mention the 1,000 trips on BC Ferries where my friends “always” see killer whales.  Not me.  In fact, this summer I purposely cruised through Active Pass but was one day too early to see 50 members of J and L pods throwing a party.  I had just scored the prime stern tie ring in Connover Cove when I started getting the first of a series of texts, “hey did you hear?” Continue reading