No Monday Morning Ferry Service between Anacortes, Lopez, Friday Harbor

— from Washington State Ferries — Due to necessary repairs the 6:20 a.m. departure of the M/V Samish from Anacortes to Lopez and Friday Harbor is cancelled. This will also cancel the 8:05 a.m. Friday Harbor to Anacortes departure.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Updates will occur as they become … Continue reading

First-ever Washington State Ferries Halloween Costume Competition Winners get a behind-the-scenes ferry tour on Monday

— from Washington State Ferries — It is the ferry captain’s job to get dressed in uniform every morning and take the wheel of one of the state’s 22 ferries. This Halloween is a day like any other for Washington State Ferries (WSF) captains, except they’re expecting a few witches, … Continue reading

No Eastbound Reservations Available Until 7:50, 10:05 Getting from here to there on a Sunday

— from Washington State Ferries — For Sunday, October 23, vehicle reservations are only available for the 7:50 p.m. and 10:05 p.m. departures from Orcas to Anacortes. Reservation status is subject to change because of last-minute cancellations or changes made to existing reservations, so check back at www.takeaferry.com up to … Continue reading

WSF Anticipates Possible Disruptions Due to Warning of Impending Storms

— from Washington State Ferries — The National Weather Service is predicting severe storms in our region starting tonight and lasting throughout the weekend. These storm systems are expected to bring heavy rain and high winds to Western Washington. Safety is the number one priority of Washington State Ferries, so … Continue reading

New Onboard Food Service Coming in October Meanwhile, some galleys undergoing renovation

— from Washington State Ferries — WSF is transitioning to a new food service provider that will bring new food choices and high quality service to our fleet starting this October. During this transition, some of our galleys will be closed for renovations and upgrades — including the galley on … Continue reading

WSF Reports Police Activity in Burlington Active shooter being sought near Cascade Mall

— from Washington State Ferries — Due to police activity, passengers travelling to and from Anacortes are advised to stay away from the Cascade Mall area in Burlington. Updates will occur as more information becomes available. Local media reports four dead in shooting at Cascade Mall in Burlington. Police in … Continue reading

Motorcycles and Ferries: Anacortes Oyster Run This Weekend

— from Washington State Ferries — The Annual Oyster Run motorcycle rally occurs this Sunday, September 25 in Anacortes. Motorists can expect large volumes of motorcycles and loading delays throughout the weekend. In Anacortes, Friday Harbor, and Orcas Island, motorcyclists are strongly encouraged to make reservations to ensure space on … Continue reading

Ferry Alert: Two Sailings Tonight to be Delayed 8:25 and 8:55 p.m. departures from Anacortes to sail late

— from Washington State Ferries (WSF) — Please be advised that tonight, September 20, the M/V Yakima will tie up early for a repair to the coolant system in the ship’s service generator. While no sailings will be canceled, this means that the 8:25 p.m. departure from Anacortes will leave … Continue reading

No Eastbound Reservations Until 10:05 p.m. Getting from there to here

— from Washington State Ferries — For Sunday, Sept. 18, vehicle reservations are only available for the 10:05pm departure from Orcas to Anacortes. Reservation status is subject to change because of last-minute cancellations or changes made to existing reservations, so check back at: www.takeaferry.com  up to two hours prior to … Continue reading