After months of planning and waiting for village government approval, the Peconic Bay Water Jitney got off to a lively start this past weekend on its journey to connect Greenport and Sag Harbor for the rest of the summer.
The 53-passenger ferry attracted a steady stream of passengers since setting out on its maiden voyage at 7 a.m. this past Thursday, and will continue to connect the two villages every day for the remainder of the season. The ferry service, a joint venture of and Response Marine, has been permitted by the village board's of and on a pilot basis.
Whether they got off the boat at either stop, passengers enjoyed beautiful views of Shelter Island, Peconic Bay and all of its boaters over the weekend. Check out these photos taken over the weekend.