Johnny Wise

Johnny Wise

Purdue University

PhD Candidate at Purdue University


Published on May 05, 2016

Last Day - Johnny Wise

Day 13 – April 13, 2016 – The Grand FinaleWe anchored off of Cabo San Jose for the night, and in the morning I was relieved to learn I would not be asked to stow the 70 meters of chain that were le...

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Published on May 03, 2016

Day 12 - Johnny Wise

Day 12 – April 12, 2016 – “Rough Seas”We motored through the night to get closer to Cabo and some whale hotspots. During the night the wind and the swells picked up – nothing crazy or dangerous, m...

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Published on May 02, 2016

Day 11 - Johnny Wise

Day 11 – April 11, 2016 – Refueling and RestockingWe started off our day learning that the gasoline dock in the marina where we anchored “no longer exists” – it apparently closed two months ago. A...

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Published on Apr 30, 2016

Day 9 - Johnny Wise

Day 9 – April 9, 2016 – Soaring HumpbacksOne thing that always amazes me is the rush of excitement I get when I spot a whale blow. It doesn’t matter how long it has been since the last one, but wh...

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Published on Apr 29, 2016

Day 8 - Johnny Wise

Day 8 – April 8, 2016 – Flying RaysAnother largely uneventful day. While each of us rotated for helm and whale watches, the rest of the crew did their chores and individual boat fitness. We spent...

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Published on Apr 29, 2016

Day 7 - Johnny Wise

Day 7 – April 7, 2016 – A Day to ReflectNo whales today. Rather disappointing for us after so much success. As a result, today was largely uneventful. One thing that did become clear was the amo...

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Published on Apr 27, 2016

Day 6 - Johnny Wise

Day 6 – April 6, 2016 – Mythical Creatures of LoreWe motored all night, and when I emerged from below decks we had arrived outside of Santa Rosalia. The crew needed to resupply provisions – Shanno...

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Published on Apr 27, 2016

Day 5 - Johnny Wise

Day 5 – April 5, 2016 – Rorqual CanyonI emerged from the boat to a chilly morning early before the sunrise, the first one awake on the boat. As we got underway, I saw many many large islands all a...

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Published on Apr 25, 2016

April 4, 2016 – Johnny Wise

Mini Adventures in Our Grand AdventureFrom Isla Estanque we headed south through a deep channel between the mainland Baja California and a few long islands – Isla Salsipuedes, Isla Las Animas, and ...

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