MV Bay Breeze

The MV Bay Breeze ferryboat floats atop the water. It has two passenger decks and a blue, green and white paint job. The San Francisco Bay Ferry logo adorns the side. Off in the distance is the San Francisco city skyline.
MV Bay Breeze

MV Bay Breeze is a passenger ferry owned and operated by San Francisco Bay Ferry. It frequently serves the Alameda Ferry, Harbor Bay Ferry, Oakland Ferry, Richmond Ferry and South San Francisco Ferry routes. It has capacity for 250 passengers, 20 bikes, features onboard restrooms, snacks, drinks and WIFI, and is wheelchair accessible.

The vessel was built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders at a cost of $2.1 million and began service in 1994. It uses two MTU 16V2000 engines. From 1994 to 2014 water jets were used for propulsion, but those were replaced with a propeller in 2014. It can reach a service speed of 26 knots (30 miles per hour).

The MV Bay Breeze measures 29.6 meters in length and has a gross tonnage of 97 tons. It runs on Bio Diesel B5 and has a fuel capacity of 2,000 gallons.