Kayaker is escorted by a herd of twenty dolphins jumping while rowing on the sea in front of Devon

Rupert Kirkwood captured the herd of dolphins that swam at his side violating the surface of the water in southwestern England

& # 39; Are you looking for my tuna sandwiches? & # 39; Kayaker is escorted by a herd of twenty dolphins jumping while rowing on the sea in front of Devon

  • The kayaker was surrounded by dolphins two miles off the southwest coast
  • Rupert Kirkwood captured the herd of dolphins swimming with him in the sea
  • An athletic dolphin jumps high out of the water during the breathtaking view

Claire Anderson for Mailonline

This is the incredible moment when a kayaker is surrounded by dolphins two miles Offshore coast of Devonshire in England.

Rupert Kirkwood captured the herd of dolphins that swam next to him and raped the surface of the water in images taken on Monday.

The beautiful dolphins escort Mr. Kirkwood on his travels when a younger one jumps high out of the water.

"A group of about twenty common dolphins decided to accompany me for five minutes, jumping and playing.

& # 39; I think I've been accepted as one of the pod's. Or are you looking for my tuna sandwiches? Rupert said later online.

Mr. Kirkwood wrote in his blog: "There was a very small calf in the group that jumped out of the water with as much vigor as any of their elders." Some of the group came for a walk in the bow.

Rupert Kirkwood captured the herd of dolphins that swam at his side violating the surface of the water in southwestern England

Rupert Kirkwood captured the herd of dolphins that swam at his side violating the surface of the water in southwestern England

"They seemed to lose interest when my speed decreased when the fatigue started, maybe I should not have ruled out those last bites of muesli.

You really have to row at full speed to generate enough pressure wave to keep the dolphins interested. It is much easier in a boat with a huge outboard motor.

"Maybe they were out hunting an unsuspecting mackerel bank.

"They turned around in front of me, providing a pretty satisfying view of the tribune as an ending … You can see some young people jumping in the capsule.

He has explored 1,154 miles off the southwestern coast of England and accumulated more than 20,000 miles in total.

But now he focuses on offshore kayaking in search of extreme marine creatures and has encountered three species of whales, four species of dolphins, basking sharks, giant bluefin tuna, sunfish, seals and a leatherback turtle.

The dolphins swam with Mr. Kirkwood two miles away from the Devon coast on Monday

The dolphins swam with Mr. Kirkwood two miles away from the Devon coast on Monday

The dolphins swam with Mr. Kirkwood two miles away from the Devon coast on Monday

Mr. Kirkwood has explored 1,154 miles off the southwestern coast of England and accumulated more than 20,000 miles in total

Mr. Kirkwood has explored 1,154 miles off the southwestern coast of England and accumulated more than 20,000 miles in total

Mr. Kirkwood has explored 1,154 miles off the southwestern coast of England and accumulated more than 20,000 miles in total

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