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Innovative Wightlink promotion will boost Island tourism

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. #wightlive is both a fun-to-enter competition with more than £3,000 of prizes and a social media promotion using cutting-edge technology to spread the word far and wide about […]

May, 27th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Movie star on the Isle of Wight

Iconic car Bumblebee from the hit film Transformers will be driving around the Isle of Wight tomorrow! (Friday 23 May). The black and yellow Chevrolet Camero 6.2 litre V8 will be on the 10:00 Wightlink ferry from Portsmouth, returning at 18:00 from Fishbourne. It will visit Ryde Pier, home of Wightlink’s catamarans at 11:30 then […]

May, 22nd 2014 Read full Press Release »

Celebrating 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. Up to now, he’s sailed almost 250,000 miles – the equivalent of ten times around the world. “Sometimes I’m the only person on the ferry in the early […]

May, 12th 2014 Read full Press Release »

Bright new look for Wightlink’s 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 £200,000 of refurbishments with specialist marine company BluMarine during May. It will mean spacious and luxurious accommodation on deck 5 with comfortable new chairs and sofas with great views. Lighting will […]

May, 1st 2014 Read full Press Release »

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