Jake Johnson watches as a San Francisco ferry moves slowly out of the water toward Nichols Brother Boat Builders at Holmes Harbor. The vessel is in for repairs, one of several the Freeland boatyard has worked on for Golden Gate Bridge fast ferries over the years. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

Jake Johnson watches as a San Francisco ferry moves slowly out of the water toward Nichols Brother Boat Builders at Holmes Harbor. The vessel is in for repairs, one of several the Freeland boatyard has worked on for Golden Gate Bridge fast ferries over the years. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

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