1. The following types of items can be carried onboard the ferry. (All items are subject to additional limitations)
Personal Items – Such as purses, laptops, briefcases, camera cases, small backpacks carried on by passengers.
Luggage – Luggage that is carried on board by the passengers.
Sports Gear – Such as bicycles and kayaks that are carried on board by the passengers.
2(a). Passengers may carry on one (1) personal item (handbag, small backpack) and one (1) larger item such as a suitcase, duffel, box or cooler free of charge. Total weight may not exceed 50 pounds and must be transported to the ferry in one trip by the passenger.
2(b). Carry-on items exceeding the above is considered “freight” and will be at a cost of $7.00 per piece. A “piece” is defined as the equivalent of a 3-foot (1 cubic meter) box weighing no more than 50 pounds.
2(c). SBF provides transportation for passengers and light freight only. “Light” freight is defined as an object that can be carried by one person on/off the vessel, so excludes items such as furniture, large appliances, etc.
2(d). SBF may not provide transportation for commercially caught/harvested products.
2(e). Special freight handling requests may be submitted in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 907-435-3299. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
3. Passengers are responsible for carrying their own luggage/freight to and from the ferry. Passengers requiring assistance with boarding and/or disembarking the ferry should seek assistance from a crew member when boarding begins.
4. Ferry crew cannot carry or assist with luggage or freight that exceeds 50 pounds (22kg) or three feet (1 cubic meter) in size.
5. Luggage and freight is to be carried on by the passenger and stowed in the luggage area as directed by the crew.
6. All luggage and freight is to be stowed in accordance with the crew’s directions and should not restrict access to safety equipment or block aisles or emergency exits.
7. SBF cannot store any luggage or freight at any time either at the Homer terminal, on the ferry, or in Seldovia.
8. SBF takes no responsibility for any loss or damage to luggage in the Homer terminal, on the ferry, or in Seldovia.
9. SBF reserves the right to refuse to transport luggage or freight that may pose a safety risk to the vessel, passengers or crew, or that may disrupt passenger comfort.
10. For safety reasons, only small personal items (such as purses, lap-tops, brief cases, camera cases, small back-packs) may stay with passengers onboard the ferry. All other items must be stored per the direction of the crew.
11. If you are unable to safely carry your luggage, you may request crew assistance; however, luggage may not exceed the limitations outlined in #3 above.