News & Bulletins

If you are interested in an excursion, we can help you to coordinate transportation, all three vessels are available by the hour, reservations  required. Thank you for your patronage. 
Claims of being the best , descriptions to entice and guarantees to gain unwarranted trust are annoying! Our goal is to simply provide reliable, safe and user friendly service with your budget and interest in mind.
Koi-no-nia (Greek) for Fellowship, is ready to serve! The "Koinonia" is available for your transportation needs. The Koinonia is certified for 48 passengers (seatting inside for 36) starting at $475 per hour (minimum or sur-charge may apply).
      Yellow Island
If you are interested in a trip to Yellow Island to explore the wild flowers, organizing a group would be the best value.  Individuals may make reservations aboard the Paraclete (zone C3) please refer to the rate schedule. In addition, If you, your family, group or organization  have interest in additional themed excursions, we can help facilitate.
      Garden tours
The best value is realized by organizing a group of friends or family.
Based on the distance around the Earth at the equator and total operating hours, The P/V Paraclete has been around the world approximately 69 times! and our crew has over one hundred and twenty five years of combined boating experience.
"Paraclete" (Greek for): Advocate, encourager or comforter ( Holy Spirit)
      Newsletter April 2013
A few changes for 2013, Skip has handed the "helm" over to Tristan as "Operational Manager" and senior captain. Tristan will be busy answering the phones, managing schedules, and running the Paraclete.

We have served the people of the San Juan Islands since 1992. Thank you for the opportunity to be of service. If you have any concerns or thoughts on how we can better serve you, please advise accordingly.
      Community Organizations & Services
It's our privilege and responsibility to be supportive of community organizations and services in our community. Thank you for your support and donations.
      Confirm Reservations
If you have been trying to contact us by e-mail and have not recieved a response.... oops! Please use the telephone:(360) 293-5920 toll free 1-800-808-2999 (both phones are forwarded to the company cell phone which is answered 24/7) if you don't get a confirmation or response, try again: PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE. We are available 24 hours a day and try to answer the phone when it rings. E-mail is checked periodically. Thank you for checking our web site.
      San Juan Archipelago
There are over 168 islands in the San Juan Archipelago,only four are served by the Washington State Ferry Service. Following is a list of some of the islands that we provide service to: Orcas, San Juan, Lopez, Shaw, Center, Decatur, Blakely, Cypress, Sinclair, Crane, Stuart, Waldron, Patos, Sucia,
Jones, James, Obstruction, Henry, Pearl, McConnell, Burrows, Allan, Vendovi, Eliza, Canoe, Finger, Matia, Armitage, Turn, Guemes and Clark.

Services are available 24/7 year round. Rates are available by individual and by the hour. Departures are scheduled according to demand and availability. Reservations are required.