Length - 95'
Width - 36'
The Kristen D. was built in 1987 in Warren, RI by Blount Boats. It was later lengthened by 30' in 1998 by Basic Marine in Escanaba, MI.
Plaunt Transportation was started in 1932 by Charles Plaunt.
People walking on the boat do not need to make a reservation, but we do highly recommend reservations for vehicles.
Call our office and they can add you to our schedule.
To the island: park in a parking spot out in the paved city lot and a Plaunt Transportation employee will be with you shortly to load your vehicle.
To Cheboygan: park in a parking spot on the causeway and a Plaunt Transportation employee will be with you shortly to load your vehicle.
Two 671 Detroit Diesel engines.
Yes. There are only two 6 gallons cans of gasoline, two 20 pound propane cylinders, or one of each allowed per vehicle. There are no restrictions regarding diesel fuel.