April 2010

Update on the Return of the M.V. Del Norte

April 28, 2010

From the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District … A contract was awarded in September 2009 for the installation of a new propulsion system for re-powering and dry-docking of the M.V. Del Norte. Work was expected to be completed in May. This has been delayed due to a defect uncovered in the valve seats […]

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Notice to Giants Ferry Customers, Friday, April 23, 2010

April 23, 2010

Tonight’s Giants Ferry departure will be delayed 30 minutes and will depart Larkspur Ferry Terminal at 6:15pm. Travel time to the ballpark is approximately 60 minutes. Golden Gate Ferry apologizes for any inconvenience. For complete Giants Ferry information and for trip planning assistance, visit www.goldengate.org or call 511 (say “Golden Gate Transit,” then “Operator”)/TDD 711.

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SF to Larkspur 5:20 Boat Not Operating Today 4-20-2010

April 20, 2010

This is late because no one was notified of this problem until they showed up to take the ferry. The 4-20-2001 5:20 SF to Larkspur ferry is being replaced by 2 buses that are currently on their way to the Larkspur terminal. IF we get any additional news from Golden Gate Transit we will update […]

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Free Streaming Meditation and Native American music

April 9, 2010

This isn’t a post about anything to do with ferries or commuting or even parties. But since the people who come by here are pretty cool, I wanted to share one of my favorite web sites with you. In Tune With Spirit is a great web site that allows you to stream, for free (although […]

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Video: Two ferries pass on San Francisco bay

April 8, 2010

Just some video of a SF to Larkspur ferry passing a Larkspur to SF ferry one evening recently. Posted for those of you who don’t get to ride at the moment and miss the fun.

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12:40 SF Ferry Building departure delayed 4/03/2010

April 3, 2010

An update from the City of Vallejo: Due to mechanical problems, the 12:40 SF Ferry Building departure is being replaced by a Vallejo Transit Bus departing the SF Ferry Building at approximately 1:15 PM. 4/03/2010

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Repairs to the M.V. Napa Might affect Monday Commute (UPDATED)

April 3, 2010

Over this weekend, Golden Gate Ferry will inspect and make necessary repairs to the M.V. Napa. The vessel is expected to be fully operational for next week’s commute. However, if the vessel is not available for service on Monday, Larkspur Ferry and Sausalito Ferry will operate modified schedules. Once vessel information is available late Sunday afternoon, […]

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Photos: 1st Annual 5:20 boat Egg Coloring party

April 2, 2010

And the winner is … But first, here is a shot of the more traditional egg dyeing method. In this photo we have party attendees discussing their various egg coloring strategies. Some new friends from Sweden come by to give it a go. Shortly before arriving in Larkspur, judging of the results begins. And the winner […]

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May Day Party

April 2, 2010

Title: May Day PartyLocation: Back deck of the 5:20 PM SF to Larkspur BoatDescription: Workers of the World, Unite! Although May Day received its inspiration from the United States, the U.S. Congress designated May 1 as Loyalty Day in 1958 due to the day’s perceived appropriation by the Soviet Union.Start Time: 17:20Date: 2010-04-30

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Labor Day Party

April 2, 2010

Title: Labor Day Party Location: Back deck of the 5:20 PM SF to Larkspur Boat Description: The holiday originated in Canada out of labor disputes (“Nine-Hour Movement”) first in Hamilton, then in Toronto, Canada in the 1870s, which resulted in a Trade Union Act which legalized and protected union activity in 1872 in Canada. The […]

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