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The CTC office will be closed tomorrow, May 25th, in observance of Memorial Day.

The June newsletter is posted on this page.

The May newsletter is now posted on this page.

Barging has begun!  Many thanks to our crew and the Royal River Boatyard for doing a great job to prepare the Dovekie and barge for the 2015 season.  Call the office to reserve your barging date.  Let the summer begin!!

The 4/6 celebration of the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Islander was a great success.  To view pictures, visit our facebook page.  On this page you can view the 45 minute video of the launch, with speeches by Cap Leonard, Dave Stevens, and others.  We also have a 6 minute condensed version of just the launch.  Our thanks to the Leonards for providing the video and to Bev Johnson for editing.  And thanks to Susan Stranahan for coordinating the celebration on 4/6!

A week from today, April 6th, will be the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Islander.  We plan to celebrate!  The boat, those who designed her, those who raised the money to build her, those who built her, as well as our employees and vendors who have cared for her over the last 30 years deserve much credit! We will thank our customers with a free boat day on 4/6. In addition, we will have a birthday celebration including contests and treats on the Islander. Join us in celebrating and thanking all those who have provided Chebeague the boat and the consistent service of the Islander!

Reminder to island nonprofit organizations - deadline for applying for the free cruise in March 31st.

The April newsletter is now posted on this page.

CTC has an opening for a part-time deckhand and a part-time captain.  For more information, visit our Jobs page.

The March newsletter is now posted on this page.

The office has a new email address.  Please update your contact list to  We will continue to check during the transition.

Bus service is cancelled tonight (2/14) for the 9:15 PM and 10:30 PM ferries. Both ferry and bus service are cancelled tomorrow 2/15. Normal operations will resume on Monday 2/16.  

/Given current forecasts, customers should anticipate that th/e bus service will be cancelled after the 8:15 PM ferry on Saturday night and that both bus and ferry service will be cancelled on Sunday. We will provide updates as needed.


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On April 6, 1985 the Islander was launched at Washburn & Doughty of East Boothbay, Maine.  The Islander was a labor of love for many people who gave time and resources to make her a reality.
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