Voyages of Discovery

Our Little Ship


Survey of the winter wildlife on land and in the water up a narrow and deep fjord, 60 nautical miles north of Desolation Sound.  The bears may be hibernating ... or not.

January 2020 - Booked

Knight Inlet, British Columbia

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This uninhabited island is part of the San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge and closed to the public. We look for archeological and geological evidence while filming the birds and mammals.

March 2020 - Open

Smith Island, Washington

Drydock for hull painting, Port Townsend

The Endeavour will be hauled out in this historic port for routine maintenance and to install new sonar equipment.  We'll also be filming our documentary, "The Good Little Ships of Port Townsend."

April 1-15, 2020 - Booked

Port Townsend, Washington

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The island is an important breeding ground for sea otters, tufted puffins, common murres, red-beaked oystercatchers, and rhinoceros auklets.  But are introduced rabbits taking over?

April 20-28, 2020 - Open

Destruction Island, Washington

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Using new technology adapted from oil exploration, a team of scientists and divers will search for underwater tar pits and middens that hold unique archeolgoical and paleontological artifacts. 

May 1-15, 2020 - Booked

Santa Barbara Channel Islands


With a team and landing craft, the Endeavour will be mothership to an archeological and paleontological survey of the cliffs on south side, looking for artifacts and specimens before they erode away.

June 1-15, 2020 - Booked

Santa Rosa Island, California

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The Endeavour will follow the salmon from the mouth of the Columbia River and up the Snake River to Idaho.  This journey will include a dozen short investigations along the way up, and down. 

July and August, 2020 - Some Segments Open

Columbia & Snake Rivers


An underwater volcano, this submerged island is 270 nautical miles west of Grays Harbor but only 70 feet under the surface.  We will take a team of divers to document this remote environment.

September, 2020 - Tentative

Cobb Sea Mount


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