Photos and Information about Piver's Island, the Rachel Carson Reserve, Shackelford Banks and Fort Macon

Odyssey Leaving Beaufort

Odyssey spent a day and night in Beaufort. See post below.

Odyssey is a ninety-three foot research vessel, which Ocean Alliance uses for field studies. It has an eighty-eight foot mast.

Odyssey serves as a mobile research platform for Ocean Alliance. The steel-hulled ketch was constructed in New Zealand in 1976 and donated to Ocean Alliance in 1991.

The RV Odyssey is fitted with state-of-the art research and communication equipment and is perhaps the most advanced research vessel working with whales today. Ocean Alliance...more.