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 announce new deal for motorhome owners

Wightlink :

Motorhome owners can now see savings of up to 40 per cent off the normal fares for off peak travel with Wightlink.

Thursday, 30th January, 2014 4:05pm

By Karen Woods with 6 readers' comments

Live coverage of Ferry companies at IWC scrutiny meeting

First Isle of Wight Full Council meeting with Independents in charge (Panoramic)

Keep up with the twists and turns as the council's Scrutiny committee question the cross-Solent operators.

Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 7:29pm

By Simon Perry with 19 readers' comments

Ferry operators to ‘give evidence’ at tonight’s scrutiny meeting

County Hall:

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee's Task and Finish Group will be hearing from ferry operators at tonight's meeting from 6pm.

Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 2:14pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Better Ferry Campaign: Wightlink respond to OnTheWight revelations

Colin Boswell

Wightlink managers say they don't recognise the Better Ferry Campaign's portrayal of cross-Solent ferries in general and Wightlink in particular in the campaign's launch video.

Thursday, 16th January, 2014 1:14pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Better Ferry Campaign to launch on the Isle of Wight

Better Ferry Campaign launch video - Andrew Palmer

The Better Ferry Campaign is due to launch on the Island soon.

Wednesday, 15th January, 2014 1:42pm

By Simon Perry with 21 readers' comments

Charity donations instead of Christmas cards for ferry staff

Piles of coins

Staff at Wightlink donate money to Southern Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida Foundation instead of sending Christmas cards this year.

Monday, 23rd December, 2013 9:10am

By Karen Woods with one comment

Around 200 commuters met with Wightlink managers

Wightlink Managers: Russell Kew meeting passengers:

Mellow music was provided by Bill Wills and members of the Newport Jazz Club, who are supported by Wightlink’s charitable donations.

Wednesday, 11th December, 2013 2:35pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Wightlink provide answers to OnTheWight price change questions

Wightlink ferry under dark clouds

We put six specific question to Wightlink about their new pricing scheme. Here are their answers.

Friday, 29th November, 2013 1:30pm

By Simon Perry with 21 readers' comments

Wightlink responds to criticism of their new pricing model

Wightlink ferries from Spinnaker Tower by Auntie P

There are the official words from Wightlink in response to criticisms about price hikes to van charges.

Thursday, 28th November, 2013 2:41pm

By Karen Woods with 9 readers' comments

Wightlink’s new pricing labelled ‘Outrageous’ (Updated)

Limo leaving Wightlink ferry

Islanders have contacted OnTheWight with like-for-like price increases of nearly x3 on Wightlink fares.

Thursday, 28th November, 2013 1:08pm

By Simon Perry with 27 readers' comments

Rugby: Wins for Ventnor’s RFC 1st and 2nd XVs

Rugby Balls

A great win for both Ventnor's 1st and 2nd teams who'll now look to build from this.

Thursday, 28th November, 2013 8:24am

By Nolan Winter

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