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Wightlink backs Isle of Wight speedway

Wightlink Ferries are supporting speedway’s return to the Isle of Wight. Plans are in hand for the Wightlink Warriors to restart competitive motorcycle speedway at the Smallbrook Stadium in 2016, following the suspension of racing in 2013. “Speedway has a long and proud history on the Isle of Wight, in the past more than 3,000 […]

September, 22nd 2015 Read full Press Release »

Honours for Wightlink Costa Coffee Barista

Wightlink Barista Emma Nuesa impressed the judges at Costa’s Barista of the Year area final with her skill in making perfect coffee. She won the runner-up prize at the contest in Newbury, beating finalists from across England. “I love working at Costa and it’s always great to meet holidaymakers heading for the Isle of Wight,” […]

September, 17th 2015 Read full Press Release »

Peppa Pig treat for Chelsea

Wightlink Ferries were delighted to welcome little Chelsea Turner on board at the start of a magical journey to Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park in the New Forest. Marketing Manager Mark Persad had met the three year old and her family at the Isle of Wight Radio Local Hero Awards 2015 in Cowes when […]

September, 16th 2015 Read full Press Release »

New in Sales at Wightlink

Kirstie Higgins has joined the sales department of Wightlink Ferries as a Senior Account Manager. No stranger to ferries, she worked at Sealink and Hoverspeed in Portsmouth and Southampton earlier in her career before gaining further experience of sales and marketing in several market sectors. Kirstie will work with Account Manager Alex France in assisting […]

September, 7th 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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