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#wightlive - our new summer promotion

Wightlink has embarked on a major campaign aimed at publicising the Isle of Wight’s summer festivals, bringing more tourists across the Solent and boosting the Island’s economy.

Island band 'Naked Fridays' LIVE on St Clare

Isle of Wight band Naked Fridays will be playing an exclusive gig on board Wightlink’s flagship St Clare on Thursday 12 June – the first day of the Isle of Wight Festival.

New look for St Clare

Wightlink’s flagship, St Clare is getting a new look for summer 2014. The ferry, which sails on the Portsmouth to Fishbourne route, is undergoing refurbishments with specialist marine company BluMarine during May.

LIVE Sea Shanties onboard St Clare

Popular local musicians Guith Shantyman will be singing a selection of sea shanties on the Portsmouth to Fishbourne route on Saturday June 21 between noon and 4pm.

35 years crossing the Solent with Wightlink

Lorry driver Trevor Lacey has notched up 35 years crossing the Solent almost every night with Wightlink Ferries taking supplies to and from the Isle of Wight.

More Meet the Managers events in 2014

Wightlink has announced the dates for the next three Meet the Managers events on the Isle of Wight.

Meet the Managers on board the St Faith

Senior managers at Wightlink will be talking to customers sailing to and from the Isle of Wight on Friday afternoon (17 January) as part of the company’s ongoing consultation programme.

More evening sailings between Yarmouth and Lymington

Wightlink has extended its services between Yarmouth and Lymington to offer 24 extra later evening return sailings during summer 2014. This follows feedback from Islanders and mainland customers.

Wightlink supports Islanders’ generosity to typhoon victims

Wightlink Ferries are helping Islander Clive Heathfield from Wootton send urgent supplies to victims of the Philippines typhoon disaster

New fairer and simpler booking system is introduced

Wightlink’s new booking system, CarRes, was introduced on 26 November, and our new fairer and simpler pricing structure was brought in at the same time.

Wightlink gives Isle of Wight holidaymakers a special welcome in 2014

Wightlink has extended its services between Yarmouth and Lymington to offer 24 extra later evening return sailings during summer 2014. This follows feedback from Islanders and mainland customers.

Customer choice leaves Islanders better connected

Following customer feedback at its latest Meet the Managers event, Wightlink is amending its Yarmouth to Lymington timetable to improve train connections.

Movie star on the Isle of Wight

Iconic car Bumblebee from the hit film Transformers will be driving around the Isle of Wight on Friday 23 May 2014.

New deals for motorhome owners

New deals for motorhome owners

Overwhelming vote for later sailing

Overwhelming vote for later sailing

Wightlink Ferries to launch submarine service to the Isle of Wight

Wightlink Ferries, the ferry company of choice for visitors travelling to and from the Isle of Wight, has today announced a new submarine service to the Isle of Wight named SubLink.

Wightlink in the news - keeping you informed

Wightlink issued the media statement below on 17 October 2013 in response to discussions by Isle of Wight councillors about cross-Solent ferry operations at a meeting of the full council.

Wight Class Lymington-Yarmouth latest update

Lymington-Yarmouth Route update

Minimising the impact on customers

Wightlink recently announced changes to help secure the future of its services to and from the Isle of Wight. In doing so, Wightlink committed to protecting customers as much as possible from the rising costs faced by the business

Smile with our Smiles of Wight video!

The Isle of Wight has played host to so many great fun filled days out for everyone this summer. Find out more about what we have been up to and see if you can spot yourself in our Smiles of Wight video.

Book early for Christmas sailings

With only three weekends left before the big day, Wightlink is advising all customers planning to do their Christmas shopping on the mainland to book in advance if they want to be sure of travelling on their preferred sailing.

The Link

The Link is our regular stakeholder and passenger newsletter which is now available to view online.

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TV Advert

Our TV advert will be showing on ITV1 across the South of England over the summer...

Earl of Wessex To Visit The Isle of Wight

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex is to visit the Isle of Wight on Friday 23 March 2012.

Solent Seaways

John Hendy's publication is an excellent reference for ferry enthusiasts and those with a interest in the Isle of Wight, it is beautifully illustrated with colour photographs throughout.

Digger Mole Books

Wightlink would like to introduce to you an exciting collection of Childrens Books about a family of moles based in the New Forest.

Hindhead Tunnel to reduce London-Portsmouth journey times

The tunnel is set to reduce driving times from London to the south coast.

Solent Local Enterprise

The election of Wightlink chief executive Russell Kew as one of eight business members of the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership Board has been welcomed by IW Council leader Cllr David Pugh.

Costa Coffee Hits the Solent!!

Costa Coffee, is available onboard...

Judicial Review

Wightlink’s response to the judgement announced today (16th February) by Mr Justice Owen

Saltmarsh erosion

Wightlink's plans to fight saltmarsh erosion

Wightlink Welcomes OFT Announcement

Wightlink welcome today’s announcement from the OFT that it is minded not to refer the cross-Solent ferry market to the Competition Commission for further investigation.

OFT Announcement

Wightlink welcome today’s announcement from the OFT that the cross-Solent ferry market will not be referred to the Competition Commission for further investigation.

New Ships News

Keep up to date with developments regarding the new Lymington - Yarmouth ferries on the New Ships page.

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Wight Class Ships on Lymington - Yarmouth route

 

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