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Ferry at fault for collision with sailboat

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SEATTLE — The captain told the mate at the helm to turn left, but she turned right instead.

An investigation by the Washington State Ferries says the port-starboard confusion was the cause of a collision Sept. 13 between the ferry Hyak and a sailboat near Orcas Island.

A man aboard the sailboat was rescued before it sank.

Ferry system director David Mosely said Wednesday it’s making changes to prevent similar incidents in the future.

The Kitsap Sun reports the Coast…

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