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New Year’s Eve 2013

Traditional late run for New Years Eve.    $10 additional non-refundable fee per person.    Sign-up and pay-up in advance with ferry captain on your way to the party and arrange for your time of return.

December 25th, 2013 Schedule

Dec 25th, Ferry runs only on the hour from 7 am to 6 pm. Night schedule is normal winter times.

ONE FERRY Beginning October 20th

Beginning Sunday October 20th, continuing for at least ten days and perhaps twenty days, only one ferry will be serving Chappaquiddick Island. Expect long delays during this period. You may wait perhaps 3 times longer than usual.   The larger of the two ferries, On Time III, must be hauled out of the water for […]

Ferry Departing from Beneath a Ramp

Here’s a view from beneath the Edgartown ferry ramp of the ON TIME III departing the slip for Chappaquiddick Point. Photographer: Erik Gilley, maintenance manager of the ferry.

Ferry Approach, Beneath a Ramp

Here’s a perspective on the ferry that no one but an owner of the service, or perhaps a maintenance person, has EVER seen before. This video, shot from underneath the Edgartown ramp sometime during the effort to reinforce the foundation and repair the ramp itself (mid April 2013), shows the ON TIME III approaching the […]

Chappy Point during Hurricane Sandy

About the time of high tide, 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2012.

The OFF-SEASON Schedule Is Now in Effect!

The off-season schedule is in effect from October 14 through May 23. During the off-season, weather permitting, the ferry runs continuously from: 6:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Then again from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. And finally from 11:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m.

Chappy Ferry Featured in Vineyard Seadogs 2013 Calendar

The 2013 Vineyard Seadogs Calendar features the Chappy Ferry in its July photograph.  The calendars are $16 and part of the proceeds goes to help support the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard. You can purchase them at Soft As A Grape, and also at the Vineyard Seadogs website.

Wearing AMITY Name Board

During JAWSFest (August 9-12, 2012), the ON TIME II wears AMITY name boards as she did in the first, second and fourth JAWS films. Thanks to John (Spurs) Trainor for shooting and posting this video of a famous little ferry in one of her more famous roles.

Driver’s Point of View (with Kids)

A mom narrates from behind the wheel as a young family makes its first trip over to Chappaquiddick.