It’s an event you may never experience in your lifetime. If you are lucky enough, then it’s a great thing you had your camera rolling. The video below made national news. A whale lands on a fishing boat off the coast of Plymouth over the weekend. Two people were on the boat. Thank goodness it didn’t sink. There were also no injuries to the people on the boat and the damages were not severe.
According to a statement made to WCVB: “We love the enthusiasm that local residents are showing for these whales off our coast and want people to enjoy them while they are here, but it’s important that they do it safely. The whales are moving sporadically while trying to catch fish, so boat operators in the area should be proactive and make sure they are at least five boat lengths away,” said Monica Pepe, WDC’s Safe Boating Policy Manager. Here you go – whale lands on fishing boat!
I can’t imagine being on that boat! Or even on a boat near that one. I’m always one to try to get pictures of things like this, but I would be trying to get the hell out of there!
If you need a good laugh, check out this Second Date Update about the man who got swallowed by a whale.