Photo/Rhode Island Fast Ferry

Photo/Rhode Island Fast Ferry

Block Island Times: Despite input from some island residents that a new high-speed ferry would provide a healthy competition for Block Island’s existing ferry companies, the Town Council voted 4-1 to oppose a proposed ferry service from Quonset Point to Block Island. Rhode Island Fast Ferry owner Charles Donadio said today that he still plans on moving ahead with his application.

The council said its reasons for opposing the service, which is being proposed by the North Kingstown-based company Rhode Island Fast Ferry, include the fact that the ferry has no docking space in Old Harbor. Rhode Island Fast Ferry is asking the town to possibly build a dock to accommodate it.

Read more:

Block Island Times

To learn more about Block Island check out our destination feature by CLICKING HERE.


Share this Article On Facebook Twitter More...


Like New England Boating on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
Receive our Daily News Update:

Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter!

Each month our emailed newsletter keeps you up to speed on the top news items, videos, destinations, reviews and fishing articles on New England Boating, so you won’t miss a beat. It’s convenient, it’s free, and you can opt out at any time!