Winter schedule starts Sept. 14

  • Aug. 31, 2012 4:00 p.m.

Ferry service between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert will be winding down after Labour Day, with five sailings scheduled for the week of Sept. 3, and three sailings a week as of the week of Sept. 10. Summer sailing times will be in effect until Sept. 14, when the regular winter schedule takes over. The winter schedule has the ferry leaving Skidegate at 11 am Mondays, 9 am Tuesdays and one minute before midnight Thursdays. It will leave Prince Rupert Sundays and Mondays at 11 pm and Thursdays at 2:30 pm. The exceptions are Sept. 17 and 23, when the ferry will leave from Rupert at 9 pm instead of 11 pm. The larger Northern Expedition will be replacing the Northern Adventure on the Haida Gwaii-Prince Rupert run after Sept. 26.