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BC Ferries – the shapes

If you look closely at the BC Ferries cable ferry Baynes Sound Connector, you will see three black shapes and some lights that you won’t see on any other vessel operated by BC Ferries. The black shapes and three vertical … Continue reading

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BC Ferries Buckley Bay – Cable winch

The cable winch gear at the BC Ferries Buckley Bay terminal. The winch is used to haul replacement drive and guide cables across Baynes Sound from Denman Island, and to pretension cables.

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BC Ferries – Buckley Bay

Looking down at the BC Ferries terminal in Buckley Bay, as the Quinitsa heads across Baynes Sound from Denman Island, and the cable ferry Baynes Sound Connector awaits her turn to head out.

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BC Ferries – Buckley Bay

BC Ferries cable ferry Baynes Sound Connector at the Buckley Bay terminal

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BC Ferries – Buckley Bay

BC Ferries cable ferry Baynes Sound Connector at Buckley Bay MV Quinitsa crossing Baynes Sound as she heads from Denman Island to Buckley Bay MV Quinitsa heading back to Denman Island from Buckley Bay and some video…

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MV Quinitsa

I recently travelled on BC Ferries Mv Quinitsa on one of her last runs across Baynes Sound between Buckley Bay and Denman Island, before she is replaced by the new cable ferry, the Baynes Sound Connector. Above and below, Quinitsa … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound Connector

The first mechanical problem aboard BC Ferries new cable ferry Baynes Sound Connector was ironically, a mini van… And some images from the 12:30 soft sailing to Denman Island from Buckley Bay Heading into Buckley Bay – the east end … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound Connector

Work continues at the BC Ferries cable ferry facility in Buckley Bay While Seaspan has been conducting trials on the Baynes Sound Connector, it appears that problems with the drive cable are persisting – there is little information regarding the … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound Connector

BC Ferries Baynes cable ferry Sound Connector undergoing trials You can see the pre-tension load on the south guide cable Being a cable ferry, the Baynes Sound Connector has a centerline drive cable, and port and starboard (north and south) … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound Connector

  The Baynes Sound Connector at the BC Ferries terminal in Buckley Bay – the cables for this yet to be delivered cable ferry appear to be rusting prematurely, which lead me to wonder if this is going to end … Continue reading

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