Zeroevol you can bet your a$$ touching costs more! Just ask your neighborhood street walker!
Whales are big. Anything that big pops up to me and im gettin nervous. I've had whales get within 30 yards of me while surfing and i dont like it.
Although the humpbacks come every year like clockwork out here and i've always wanted to paddle out there closer to them, they put on quite the show. But when they are jumping they arent really paying attention to where they land so thats a little sketch.