This weekend I joined the DFDS ferry from North Shields to Ijmuiden, aka Newcastle to Amsterdam. I was part of the regular ORCA surveying effort on the North Sea ferries, and joined fellow volunteers Mary, Steve and Christina on the bridge.
There is also an ORCA wildlife hub on board, where Kerry and Weng entertain and educate hundreds of children each crossing. As the free Beano comic demonstrates, DFDS have taken the wildlife opportunities on board, as a point of interest for their passengers.
As part of our deck rotation, we moved from port to starboard to note-taking, and also had a half hour 'rest' period every 2 hours. I used my rests to sketch things, as usual.