The Sea Shepherd crew is suddenly leaderless when Paul Watson resigns from duty, and yet their battle rages on, as they close in on whalers in the Pacific. Who will step up to take command during this season's final confrontation?
Ships Collide in Final Confrontation
The Sea Shepherd crew is suddenly leaderless when Paul Watson resigns from duty, and yet their battle rages on, as they close in on whalers in the Pacific. Who will step up to take command?
SNEAK PEEK: Who Will Step Up to Lead the Battle?
The Sea Shepherds, again, have shut the whalers down early. The Japanese fell well short of their quota and Paul Watson considered this campaign to be very successful!
Get a quick overview of what the Sea Shepherds are up against and what equipment they have at their disposal this season.
Meet This Year's Fleet
See what's in store for the crew of the Sea Shepherd in a special two-hour premiere episode of Whale Wars, Friday, December 13.
Whale Wars: A Commander Rises
WARNING: You are about to view graphic raw footage from Whale Wars: Season 2 showing a minke whale being harpooned and shot by Japanese whalers.
You've seen the news coverage and heard the story from both sides. Now... see the crash of the Ady Gil unfold as it was captured by the production crew!
The Crash That Made Headlines
With four ships circling the Bob Barker, Chuck orders a desperate move that results in a collision with the Yushin Maru #3!
Collision with the Yushin Maru #3
Captain Chuck Swift and First Mate Peter Hammarstedt take us behind the scenes of their attempt to leave the port of Mauritius before being discovered by a Japanese fishing vessel.
Stuck in Mauritius
The crew of the Ady Gil scale a floating iceberg to gather fresh water. On the way down, Pete Bethune decides it would make a really great waterslide!
The Ady Gil comes alongside a pod of humpback whales. It reminds the crew why they became Sea Shepherds.
Humpback Whale Sighting
With the addition of the Ady Gil to the Sea Shepard fleet, Paul Watson is hoping to have a fast boat that harasses the harpoon ships while the Steve Irwin goes after the factory ships!
The Ady Gil
Under the cover of darkness, Pete Bethune sets out to board the Shonan Maru #2. He is traveling on just a jet ski, so the risk is high and the probability of success low.
Pete Boards a Japanese Ship
In this behind the scenes interview, Captain Chuck Swift explains how he dealt with the crew unrest in the aftermath of the outburst by Mike and Jason.
Dealing With Crew Unrest
The day the Ady Gil was rammed was a day that Peter Hammarstedt will never forget. In this clip he details his thought process in the moments leading up to and directly following the Ady Gil's crash with the Shonan Maru #2.
Witnessing the Collision
Peter Hammarstedt talks about his frustration with his captain's decision not to pursue a Japanese whaling vessel in favor of finding the Nisshin Maru. Chuck Swift discusses what it was like to finally see the Japanese factory ship.
Zeroing In on the Factory Ship