Wightlink

Wightlink provide ferry services to the Isle of Wight. They operate car ferry services from two Island ports, Yarmouth and Fishbourne, as well as a foot passenger services from the end of the pier in Ryde.

Wightlink’s Yarmouth car ferry lands in Lymington. The other two services land in Portsmouth.

The ferry service was bought by Australian-based investment bank, Macquarie, in 2005 for just over £230m.

Wightlink circulates briefing to councillors

Wightlink circulates briefing to councillors

Ahead of the debate at Full Council next week, Wightlink forward a presentation to all councillors highlighting factors that affect their timetabling and pricing structures.

Thursday, 10th October, 2013 12:58pm

By Sally Perry with 92 readers' comments

Island Conservatives meet Wightlink to discuss ferry users group

Wayne Whittle:

Four Island Conservatives meet with Wightlink CEO Russell Kew to discuss a new ferry users group.

Tuesday, 24th September, 2013 11:27am

By Chris Whitehouse with 73 readers' comments

The David Pugh / Wightlink directorship rumour

David Pugh

The current David Pugh rumour is that he's going to be made a director of Wightlink. We've attempted to prove or disprove it.

Thursday, 19th September, 2013 5:09pm

By Simon Perry with 29 readers' comments

‘Wightlink must stop cutting services’ says MP

Andrew Turner MP

After an exchange last Thursday in the House of Commons the Island’s MP has said that Wightlink must stop cutting services.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2013 11:54am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 4 readers' comments

New Wightlink Yarmouth – Lymington ferry timetable: Fewer sailings (Update 2)

W-class ferry: Lymington Yarmouth route

The just-released timetable shows fewer sailings for the Yarmouth - Lymington ferry route, come September.

Monday, 12th August, 2013 5:18pm

By Simon Perry with 11 readers' comments

Enterprising young Islanders to offer their wares to Wightlink passengers

St Clare:

More news of young Islanders taking positive action. Let's hope they do well on Saturday.

Monday, 15th April, 2013 8:02am

By Simon Attrill

Wightlink Lymington-Yarmouth ferry could see more sailings

Wight Light Ferry

Lymington Harbour Commissioners give the OK for ferries to sail in more windy conditions. Wightlink Board awaiting technical reports before final decision.

Thursday, 4th April, 2013 3:05pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Ferry companies discuss their concerns with Secretary of State for Transport

Heads of the three cross-Solent ferry companies meet Government minister to discuss their concerns.

Thursday, 14th March, 2013 3:38pm

By IW Council Press Office with 22 readers' comments

Read Wightlink CEO Russell Kew’s response to an OnTheWight reader’s letter

Russell Kew:

Chief Executive answers calls for ferry companies to accept they provide vital public transport services.

Thursday, 7th February, 2013 10:42am

By Russell Kew with 20 readers' comments

Letter: Ferry companies must accept they provide vital public transport services

One reader shares his letter to Andrew Turner with OnTheWight readers. The subject: Ferry services

Saturday, 2nd February, 2013 4:37pm

By Harbinger with 23 readers' comments

Wightlink / Macquarie respond to MP’s tax accusation

Wightlink and their owners respond to Andrew Turner questioning their tax arrangements.

Thursday, 10th January, 2013 4:24pm

By Kerry Jackson with 19 readers' comments

DfT relaxed about overnight changes to Wightlink timetable

One Islander contacted the Department for Transport to ask what they thought of Wightlink timetable changes.

Wednesday, 2nd January, 2013 1:46pm

By Simon Perry with 18 readers' comments