04 November: BC Ferry Passenger Deploys Lifeboat
The MV Coastal Celebration en route from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay was stopped in Active Pass at around 9:30pm last night as a passenger released and jumped into one of the vessels' lifeboats.
Passengers reported that a man in his 20s
activated one of the ferry’s life-rafts and jumped into it.
from both the Coastal Celebration and the Spirit of BC were deployed and the suspect was later discovered on Galiano Island.
He was transferred to the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria for assessment.