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Aug 19

NWP Documentary on Fast Ferry Service Completed

Rich Passage 1

Rich Passage 1 cruises to Seattle

Fast passenger only ferry service between Bremerton and Seattle, WA has been attempted numerous times and proved popular with commuters and leisure travelers in the Puget Sound Region. However the wake produced by such high speed boats in the confined waterway of Rich Passage resulted in numerous reports of damage to beaches and residential structures such as bulkheads along the waterway.

Kitsap Transit of Bremerton received a major grant to build a cutting edge hydrofoil passenger only ferry and conductive extensive research on the effects of ferry wake with the new vessel. The research is completed and the results are in. Watch this informative video to learn more about the history of passenger only service, the research project and the advanced new vessel.  Click here to watch video.