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.

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

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