Photos by Tag: wsf

June 19th, 2024

Ferries go to summer schedule

The state ferry system’s summer sailing schedule is here! The change in season will bring modifications to our daily four-boat timetables on our Anacortes/San Juan Islands route. Click here for link to new schedule.

March 12th, 2024

State ferry Samish to the rescue

Great job to the crew of the Washngton State Ferry Samish, who assisted in the rescue of six people and two dogs last weekend by Thatcher Pass. According to WSF, “Gale force winds had sent a wave over the bow of the distressed vessel, smashing the windshield, filling the cabin with water, and making the […]

February 1st, 2024

Ferry in winter light

Washington State ferry Issaquah arrives back in Anacortes after an island run.

November 8th, 2023

Yakima returned to service

After a few weeks of maintenance and repair work at Dakota Creek Industries, the state ferry “Yakima” was returned to service Monday, October 30. This ferry serves on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands run. (Photo: Yakima in foreground, Chelan on right)

October 23rd, 2023

Iconic fall photo

State ferry “Kitsap” turns into Ship Harbor in Anacortes, colorful deciduous leaves accenting the lower frame of this fall portrait.

October 18th, 2023

Chelan returned to service

Washington State Ferries (WSF) spokesman Justin Fujioka reports that ferry “Chelan” repairs are complete and the vessel returned to service on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route last Friday. The Chelan was at an Eagle Harbor Maintenance Facility before moving back to Anacortes last Thursday. WSF is still weeks, if not months, away from completing an […]

September 19th, 2023

In and out

State ferry Kaleetan and a sister boat pass each other in the Guemes Channel, one on the way to the San Juans and the other on a return trip to Anacortes. State ferries are a beautiful element of the “scenery” here in this neck of the woods.

September 6th, 2023

Yakima at DCI for scheduled maintenance

The state ferry “Yakima” is currently in drydock at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) in Anacortes for scheduled maintenance. According to Washington State Ferries (WSF) it is estimated to return to service on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route in mid-October.

September 2nd, 2023

Busy weekend for state ferries

Don’t be surprised to see higher traffic/pedestrian volume in Anacortes for Labor Day Weekend. State ferry customers should plan ahead for what is anticipated to be one of the busiest travel weekends in the last few years, according to Washington State Ferries (WSF). About 400,000 people are expected to travel throughout the ferry system between […]

August 31st, 2023

Moving out of the fog

You can feel it in the air, and see it on the water. Fall is on its way. State ferry Samish coming into Anacortes Thursday morning.

August 22nd, 2023

Inter-island ferry service restored

Wednesday, August 23 update from WSF: “For the morning of Wednesday, August 23, the #4 inter-island vessel will be in service to start the day. Updates will occur as more information becomes available.” (See WSF website.) Bad news Monday from Washington State Ferries (WSF): “San Juan Islands Interisland Route Remains Out of Service. The San […]

June 11th, 2023

Ferry Yakima at Anacortes dock

State ferry Yakima comes into view on a stroll along the Ship Harbor boardwalk. West side of Anacortes.

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