The Steamship Authority is now accepting applications for the 2013 Headstart Reservation Program.

The Headstart program is available to all participants of the 2013 Islander Preferred and Islander Preferred-Excursion programs. Each profiled customer is allowed to submit up to five transactions for the summer season before most of the places are opened to the general public.

Applications for Preferred and Preferred Excursion membership are available on the website and at all Steamship terminals. To download the application, go to, click on the Useful Information tab on the top of the page, and then click on Downloadable Forms. To download a copy of the Headstart application, go to