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An opportunity for the people of Portsmouth to find out more about improvements at Wightlink’s Gunwharf car ferry terminal

Wightlink Ferries is holding a ‘drop in’ consultation session on Wednesday 14 September 2016 to update neighbours, stakeholders and customers of progress on its £45million investment in a new ship and port improvements at the Portsmouth Gunwharf and Fishbourne car ferry terminals. It will take place between 16:30 – 19:00 at the Trant compound. Senior […]

September, 8th 2016 Read full Press Release »

An opportunity for Islanders to find out more about improvements on Wightlink’s Fishbourne-Portsmouth car ferry route

Wightlink Ferries is holding a ‘drop in’ consultation session on Tuesday 20 September 2016 to update neighbours, stakeholders and customers of progress on its £45million investment in a new ship and improvements at Fishbourne and Portsmouth Gunwharf car ferry terminals. It will take place between 17:00 – 19:00 at the meeting room in Fishbourne terminal. […]

September, 8th 2016 Read full Press Release »

Ferry treat for David from Totland

Staff at Wightlink Ferries were quick to act when they heard that David, an elderly gentleman with learning difficulties, was a devoted fan of the ships on the Yarmouth to Lymington route and dreamed of travelling across the Solent. Captain Dave Ellis and his crew were delighted to welcome the 76 year old from Westview […]

September, 6th 2016 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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