ORCAS, Wash. -- Officials say all passengers are safe and accounted for after a Washington state ferry and small sailboat collided in the San Juan Islands.

Washington State Ferries spokeswoman Marta Coursey says the 382-foot ferry Hyak was en route from San Juan Island to Orcas Island when it collided with the 25-foot sailboat Friday afternoon.

There were no injuries reported, but the sailboat did sink in 250 feet of water.

The Coast Guard said the sailboat had a single occupant, who was picked up by another sailboat.

The cause was under investigation. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley said the ferry s captain and crew passed sobriety testing administered by the San Juan County Sheriff s Office.

The accident forced the cancellation of the 2:20 p.m. sailing from Orcas to Anacortes.

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