Start of the new season on the 8th of April 2022

The 2021 season is now over. We look forward to welcoming you back on the 8th of April 2022.

See you soon in Tarifa, Katharina Heyer and the firmm team

firmm Blog

Tarifa - what a city

The travel guide "Andalusia" describes Tarifa as follows: "The atmosphere tastes a little like Goa and Australia mixed with a dash of Moorish past."

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Plastic and the Ocean

We, the pupils of the Prignitz School in Berlin, had the opportunity to realise our graffiti project before the summer holidays after all. We had almost given up hope ...

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The long-awaited first trip

After a 9-month break without being on the sea, we were very curious to see what animals we would encounter.

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Whales and climate change

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has estimated the value of a single large whale at more than $2 million.

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Looking back on the short season of 2020

With a delay of three months, the season 2020 started due to Corona on the 01st of July and ended already on the 07th of September.

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Killerwhales

When we were contacted by the journalist Susan Smillie of the Guardian on the 7th of August about collisions of Orcas with ships, I thought it was about the conflict between fishermen and Orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar

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Review sponsored animals 2020

Read the latest news about our sponsored animals  in the summer of 2020.

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About the wisdom of children (part three)

In the already third part of this blog, read the best questions or comments from the children in the "charla" audience.

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They are still here!

When we met the first Moroccan fisherman, he was already waving heavily and pointing west. We assumed that he wanted to draw our attention to a certain fishing area and followed his advice.

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Hileros del Sur

The outward journey was pleasantly quiet. The tide was one of the highest of the year with a coefficient of 1.03. And so, we knew that after some time a phenomenon was waiting for us, which we call in Tarifa the Hileros del Sur.

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