Wightlink to cut number of ferries on Yarmouth route next summer

W-class ferry: Lymington Yarmouth route

Wightlink say demand is falling on their Yarmouth to Lymington route, with customers preferring to use other routes, so one of the W-Class vessels will be moving to the Fishbourne route from Summer 2015.

Monday, 24th November, 2014 1:41pm

By Karen Woods with 16 readers' comments

Wightlink urges MP to raise issue of Marine Conservation Zones in his Parliamentary debate

Wightlink urges MP to raise issue of Marine Conservation Zones in his Parliamentary debate

The ferry company is urging Isle of Wight Conservative MP Andrew Turner to highlight the dangers of including ferry ports in the proposed Marine Conservation Zone in the Solent.

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014 9:31am

By Karen Woods with 8 readers' comments

Wightlink paddlers raise £5,000 for Ryde Inshore Rescue

Wightlink staff paddle across the Solent

As promised, staff from Wightlink rose to the challenge, and paddled their way across the Solent on Saturday.

Monday, 4th August, 2014 4:10pm

By Karen Woods

Wightlink staff to paddle across the Solent for Ryde Inshore Rescue

Wightlink staff paddle :

Wightlink staff aim to help Ryde Inshore Rescue get back on the water by paddling across the Solent on 2nd August.

Wednesday, 30th July, 2014 9:17am

By Karen Woods

Lord Justice says Lymington River Ass/Wightlink appeal ‘should have been given the death a long time ago’

W-class ferry: Lymington Yarmouth route

Lord Justice Sullivan said, “the claimant’s argument is wholly misconceived, it’s a boot straps argument in that the claimant is trying to pull himself up by his bootstraps."

Monday, 21st July, 2014 4:37pm

By Karen Woods with 7 readers' comments

Ryde Pier cinema show will honour the memory of Joe Ellis

Ryde Pier:

200 free tickets have been allocated and Wightlink hope that those attending the screening of the last Transformers film on the pier on Saturday will give generously.

Thursday, 3rd July, 2014 4:05pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Ferry ‘science buskers’ praised in national outreach competition

Wightlink St Clare ferry:

Scientists and engineers spoke with several thousand passengers on Wightlink ferries last year as part of a programme with Southampton University to improve the public understanding of science.

Monday, 16th June, 2014 11:42am

By Karen Woods

Island band, Naked Fridays, play exclusive gig to Festival-goers

Naked Fridays at Wightlink terminal

Wight Noize competition winners, Naked Fridays, will be performing on Wightlink ferries tomorrow (Thursday) to help Isle of Wight Festival-goers get in the festival mood.

Wednesday, 11th June, 2014 12:10pm

By Karen Woods

Bumblebee Transformer hits the Island today

Chevrolet Camaro Bumblebee Transformers:

If you, or your kids, are fans of the hit film Transformers, you might want to head out with your camera today, as one of the cars from the film tours the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 23rd May, 2014 8:29am

By Karen Woods with one comment

Your chance to meet the Wightlink managers

Wightlink Managers: Russell Kew meeting passengers:

If you missed the other Meet the Manager events, next week is your chance to speak to managers at Wightlink who will be on hand to hear any concerns you have.

Thursday, 22nd May, 2014 12:32pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Charging points for mobile/laptops part of £200k ‘luxurious accommodation’ refurb of Wightlink car ferry

Wightlink May 2014 refirb visualisation - Blu Marine

An onboard Business Centre with charging points and luxurious accommodation planned in refurbishment of ferry on Portsmouth to Fishbourne route. OnTheWight's got the full-sized drawing of what they hope it will look like.

Friday, 2nd May, 2014 12:48pm

By Karen Woods with 47 readers' comments

Customers to choose the timing of Friday’s late sailing


Ferry company is giving customers the opportunity to change its timetable on Friday evenings.

Friday, 21st February, 2014 8:09am

By Karen Woods with 9 readers' comments