Tag: Ocean Spirit | Pacific Whale Foundation

Ocean Spirit Completes Journey Home

Selket
12/17/14

Ocean Spirit arrives to her permanent home in Lahaina early this morning. The 5880.85 mile journey from St. Croix USVI to final destination in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii  was completed in 42 days. Crew will be training in the next week and...

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Ocean Spirit approaching destination Oahu

Selket
12/10/14

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="1005,1003,1128,1127,1134,1034,1002,1004"] Ocean Spirit's current location: [gallery type="rectangular" ids="1158"] Captain John Patti reports: "Delivery is coming along as planned. We're just within 7 hundred miles of Koolina marina now and have enjoyed mostly fair seas over the pacific leg....

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Ocean Spirit sets off for longest journey leg to Hawaii

Selket
12/01/14

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="1126"] After spending Thanksgiving in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Ocean Spirit & crew prepare for their longest stretch of open water to Honolulu, were the vessel will go finishing touches before joining the rest of Pacific Whale Foundation's...

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Ocean Spirit Voyage Update

Selket
11/21/14

Ocean Spirit made it through the Panama Canal successfully, current location is just north of Costa Rica (see map below) this GPS location was received early yesterday morning. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="1085"] Crew member Christy Kozama shares with us her experience crossing the...

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Ocean Spirit Underway

Selket
11/10/14

Ocean Spirit departed from St. Croixn USVI on November 5th and arrived Colon, Panama November 9th. Eco Team member Sierra Frye-Keele writes: "After 96 hours of motoring (only 1.5 hours were spent with sails up due to light wind), we've made it to Panama!...

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Preparing for a long journey home

Selket
10/24/14

Ocean Spirit looked elegant and vibrant like a racehorse ready to go, as crew members tend to last minute tests and system checks. Five crew members will set sail on a 5880.85 mile journey, from St. Croix, USVI to Maui,...

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Our thoughts go out to all that are being impacted by COVID-19. With a team dedicated to our response to this pandemic, we are meeting regularly to ensure the continuation of programs and services that allow our mission work to continue.

Pacific Whale Foundation’s leadership team is closely monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. We will continue to seek guidance from these agencies, public health officials and government agencies on an ongoing basis.

The role that our organization plays in keeping people connected for the sake of the environment is incredibly important in times like these. If we all take the proper precautions and continue to treat each other with kindness and care, we’ll get through this together.

How is PacWhale Eco-Adventures addressing COVID-19?

-Following guidance from Hawaii State and County officials, PacWhale is suspending Eco Tours and our Retail Store operations from March 20th – April 30th. 

- To support our employees, we are offering paid, temporary emergency sick leave, restricting all non-essential business travel, deep cleaning work areas, offering teleworking and flexible work schedules, and continuing to communicate updates and reinforce good hygiene practices.

How is Pacific Whale Foundation addressing COVID-19?

-Spring Break Ocean Camp has been cancelled.

-Keiki Whalewatches are being cancelled for the remainder of the season.

- Our marine research and conservation programs will continue to run without disruption.