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Wightlink and Hovertravel get back to the pitch for charity match

After being rained off before Christmas, a charity football match between Wightlink and Hovertravel has been rescheduled for Sunday 22 February 2015 subject to playing conditions. Staff members and crew from both Wightlink and Hovertravel are donning their footie shorts and t-shirts to raise funds in the fun-packed match in aid of Ryde Inshore Rescue, […]

January, 27th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Rowers reflect on remarkable record thanks to Wightlink

Support from Wightlink has helped power an Isle of Wight rowing side to a remarkable year. Ryde Rowing Club had a number of successes in 2014, and the cross-Solent ferry operator is credited with helping members compete at mainland competitions that, without Wightlink’s support, would otherwise be impossible. In summary, 2014 saw the Men’s Coastal […]

January, 13th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Rowers reflect on remarkable record thanks to Wightlink

Support from Wightlink has helped power an Isle of Wight rowing side to a remarkable year. Ryde Rowing Club had a number of successes in 2014, and the cross-Solent ferry operator is credited with helping members compete at mainland competitions that, without Wightlink’s support, would otherwise be impossible. In summary, 2014 saw the Men’s Coastal […]

January, 13th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink helps young athlete take sporting strides

A young athlete from the Isle of Wight aims to take her sporting career to new lengths with the continued support of Wightlink. Ariela Richardson, (age, of town,) is a growing talent in throwing events and although starting the season excelling at Discus, has progressed this year to perform even better in the Hammer. The […]

January, 6th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Low vehicles (LV)

Up to 5.00m long
Up to 2.24m high
Cars, small vans and any other vehicle up to 5m long
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High vehicles (HV)

Up to 5.00m long
Over 2.24m to 4.2m high
Cars, small vans and any other vehicle up to 5m long
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Low passenger vehicles (LP)

5.01m to 15m long
Up to 2.24m high
Longer cars, pick-ups built on a car chassis, passenger vehicles with up to 7 seats and specially adapted disabled vehicles, 5.01m to 15m long.
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High passenger vehicles (HP)

5.01m to 15m long
Over 2.24m to 4.2m high
Longer cars, pick-ups built on a car chassis, passenger vehicles with up to 7 seats and specially adapted disabled vehicles, 5.01m to 15m long.
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Low motorhome (LM)

Recreational vehicle 5.01m to 15m long
Up to 2.24m high.
Recreational vehicles built or adapted for sleeping which include fitted seating and kitchen facilities.
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High motorhome (HM)

Recreational vehicle 5.01m to 15m long
Up to 4.2m high.
Recreational vehicles built or adapted for sleeping which include fitted seating and kitchen facilities.
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Low commercial vehicles (LF)

Commercial vehicle 5.01m to 7m long
Up to 2.24m high
Vans, pick-ups, trucks and other goods vehicles designed to carry heavy loads 5.1m and longer and have not been specifically constructed or adapted for the carriage of passengers.
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High commercial vehicles (HF)

Commercial vehicle 5.01m to 7m long
Over 2.24m to 4.2m high
Vans, pick-ups, trucks and other goods vehicles designed to carry heavy loads 5.1m and longer and have not been specifically constructed or adapted for the carriage of passengers.
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Freight rigid (FR)

Freight vehicle 7.01m to 12m long
Up to 4.2m high.
Single chassis freight vehicles designed to carry heavy loads.
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Freight artic (FA)

Freight vehicle over 12m to 19m long
Up to 4.2m high.
Tractor-trailer freight vehicle up to 44 tonne GVWR with a split chassis or separate unit designed to carry heavy loads.
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Minibus (MINI)

Passenger vehicles 5.01m to 8m long
Over 2.24m to 4.2m high
Passenger vehicles with 8-17 seats.
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Coaches

Because we need to know additional information for coach bookings such as loaded and empty passenger numbers, please visit our Coach page to make your booking
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Motorcycle/trike/quad (MC)

Vehicles up to 3.5m long.
Motorcycles, Motorcycles with sidecars, three or four wheeled personal powered tricycle, TWIZY or quad bike up to 3.5m long.
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Bicycles and mobility scooters

Mobility Scooters must be battery powered.
Electric bikes must retain the ability to be pedalled by the rider.
Pushbikes, e-bikes and battery powered Mobility scooters travel free of charge when a customer purchases a foot passenger ticket.
No need to book separately.
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