The hostages are released from aboard the whaling ship. However, as normality returns, the Sea Shepherd crew learn they are being followed by a mysterious ship.
The Sea Shepherds embark on a new campaign; with three vessels leaving from different ports, Captain Paul Watson faces the task of being the admiral of a fleet.
After attempting to outrun and engage his pursuers, Captain Watson makes a risky decision. Meanwhile, the Sea Shepherd's speedboat, Ady Gil, is in need of repair.
In the aftermath of the devastating loss of their stealth vessel, the Sea Shepherds return to the campaign with renewed passion and intensity.
The hunt for the Japanese whaling fleet has been brought to a halt and as the Sea Shepherds head back to port, the radar shows two unavoidable colossal storms.
The Sea Shepherds are surrounded by four whaling vessels, one of which is dangerously close, and as the deck crew braces themselves, the ships violently collide.
The Sea Shepherds refuse to be bullied by the Japanese fleet. The deckhands assess the damage from the collision and realise that there is a gash in the steel hull.
It's the first coordinated multi-boat engagement of the campaign and the crews of both ships develop innovative new tactics to harass the whalers.
The Sea Shepherd vessels get caught in a major storm, and Pete Bethune analyses helicopter footage of the Japanese vessel he plans to board.
Pete Bethune boards a whaling vessel and presents himself to the captain. Later the volunteers reflect on what they call their most successful campaign yet.
Peter Bethune recounts his time aboard the ship that took him into custody, held him for nearly a month on board and led to his lengthy detainment in Japan.