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B.C. Ferries adjusts Nanaimo-Gabriola sailing schedule

Friday evening sailings added, morning sailings subtracted
The Island Gwawis ferry at Nanaimo Harbour terminal.

B.C. Ferries has adjusted it summer schedule, adding a pair of late-afternoon and evening sailings on its Nanaimo-Gabriola Island route.

Ongoing on Fridays through Aug. 30, there will be a 5:40 p.m. sailing departing Nanaimo Harbour and a 6:15 p.m. ferry leaving Descanso Bay terminal on Gabriola, stated a B.C. Ferries service notice. The two sailings will replace the 7:05 a.m. from Descanso Bay and the 7:35 a.m. from Nanaimo Harbour on Fridays, B.C. Ferries said.

The new times will also be tested daily during the week of Aug. 12-16.

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