If boats are for sailing away, for what reason is this rendezvous at the bay? Oh, the captains wish to excogitate a plan for dealing with that grumpy whale you say.
I feel confident the mammal fish will not be a problem for these crews as long as they are led by Jack Sparrows instead of jacklegs and fools.
Zooids and their zoa would be an easier nemesis to defeat than a massive flippered beast, but enemies cannot be chosen and sailors are a sturdy lot at the very least.
Parrots relay that the course of action is this: flummox the sea swimmer by throwing at it kindness instead of harpoons. The reasoning is that all should share joy in nature’s beauty, from algaed ponds to blued lagoons. ; )