All four seasons experienced on our first survey from Kyle of Lochalsh

We experienced every type of weather that the west coast has to offer on our first survey departing from Kyle of Lochalsh. Seven species of marine megafauna were encountered: basking sharks, common dolphins, Risso’s dolphins, minke whales, harbour porpoise, grey and common seals

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Time and tide wait for no one... Silurian surveys the Corryvreckan

Silurian and her crew soak up some iconic Scottish scenery winding their way through spectacular sea lochs in between the cloud-capped mountains, well known castles and sail through the Corryvreckan, enjoying some wonderful porpoise sightings and frolicking common dolphins along the way.

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Fin-tastic Photo Fun for Primary Pupils

Read about our recent educational activities on Mull, Iona and on Ardnamurchan. Our education programme brings marine science to life, championing our vitally important Hebridean seas and encouraging outdoor and hands-on learning.

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Silurian surveys Stanton Banks on our Teen Team Expedition Survey

Our first Teen Expedition of 2019, was totally unexpected, completely extraordinary and a huge amount of fun! Thanks to our six young, enthusiastic citizen scientists and some very settled weather, we sailed an impressive 232 nautical miles over five days, recording a whopping 123 sightings of 455 marine animals.

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Expedition Survey ends on a bottlenose dolphin high!

A variety weather conditions kept us on our toes for the latest research expedition. Six species of marine mammal were encountered: common dolphin, minke whale, harbour porpoise, grey and common seal and on our last morning a pod of 15 bottlenose dolphin!

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