Sailings to Tsawwassen are filling up fast on BC Ferries on the last Sunday before the new year. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: BC Ferries’ sailings to Tsawwassen filling up on last Sunday of the year

12 p.m. and 1 p.m. completely full, 2 p.m. at 70 per cent

Ferries headed from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen are filling up quick on the final Sunday of the year.

UPDATE as of 11:30 a.m.:

The 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. are both completely full, with the 2 p.m. sitting at 70 per cent.

Taking a quick peek into the afternoon, 2 p.m. sailing is at 70 per cent, 3 p.m. at 65 per cent, 4 p.m. at 60 per cent, 5 p.m. at 60 per cent and 6 p.m. at 55 per cent.

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UPDATE as of 10:30 a.m.:

The 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. are both completely full, with the 1 p.m. sitting at 65 per cent full.

Taking a quick peek into the afternoon, 2 p.m. sailing is at 70 per cent, 3 p.m. at 65 per cent, 4 p.m. at 60 per cent and 5 p.m. at 60 per cent.

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UPDATE as of 9:30 a.m.:

The 11 a.m. is already 100 per cent full, with the 12 p.m. sitting at 80 per cent full, as of 10 a.m.

Taking a quick peek into the afternoon, the 1 p.m. is already 65 per cent full, the 2 p.m. is 70 per cent, 3 p.m. at 65 per cent, 4 p.m. at 55 per cent and 5 p.m. at 60 per cent.

BC Ferries added 171 sailings to its regular schedule over the holidays.

aaron.guillen@goldstreamgazette.com


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