Casco Bay Island Transit District
General Rules for Carry-on items*
a. Any item which cannot be reasonably and safely carried in hand or in one of the
allowed personal carriers (described below) by a passenger in a single boarding must be
shipped as freight. The Captain may refuse transportation of any baggage consisting of
articles which may jeopardize the safe operation of the vessel or safety of passengers.
b. A passenger may only use one of the following wheeled carriers to carry personal freight
on-board a boat:
Allowed Personal Carriers (carry-on devices)
a two or four-wheeled personal cart
a 2-wheeled (only) personal wagon
a 2-wheeled (only) dolly (hand-truck) w/secured load
a baby carriage
a normal suitcase caddy
c. The personal carrier (carry-on device) must fit within the dimensions shown below*:
Allowable Dimensions for all loaded Personal Carriers (carry-on devices)
o Length: maximum 25” from front to back, excluding handle (as may be applicable);
o Width: maximum 25” outside of wheel to outside of wheel;
o Height: maximum 43” from ground to top of handle.
* Exception is normal dimension of a baby carriage.
d. The carrier must be reasonably loaded and exclude fuel tanks, heavy motors, or unduly heavy
or unwieldy objects. Items in the carrier must not protrude beyond the dimensions of the carry-
on device, or above the handle, as applicable.
e. 4-wheeled dollies are NOT allowed as personal carry-on devices and must be shipped by
Once on board:
Once on board, personal carriers must not obstruct passageways or interfere with passenger space,
deckhand work areas, or safety equipment. It should not be placed near the paid freight, as it could be
mistakenly put off at an island.
U.S. COAST GUARD REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THE CONVEYANCE OF ITEMS WITH
GASOLINE ON ANY OF OUR SCHEDULED RUNS. THIS INCLUDES GASOLINE