Just as we were about to board our ferry to North Haven Island, rain started coming down in sheets. I didn’t even have a rain jacket of any sort, and went to a shop called Rock Coast Sports, where I found a very waterproof jacket by Columbia Sportswear. Thank goodness. It was a wet ride, with 6 to 8 foot swells and really strong winds. Yikes.
Ready? Come along…
Boarding the ferry:
Nautical rope and chain:
Looking at the ferry dock from on board:
Just in case:
We’re very wet.
Here’s the guy across from us with the very wet dog:
Cute wet dog:
Big swells, which made the boat rock a lot.
Some boats in the distance:
The name of our ferry was the Captain Neal Burgess:
As the waves started to settle, we realized we were coming into the shelter between the two islands:
It was still raining very fierce:
The island’s coast:
As we were leaving, the ferry man forced open the door to the blustering wind, as we were leaving the ferry, he said our favorite quote of the trip, with a jaunty accent:
“It’s quite nautical out!”