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Wightlink’s customers see for themselves how ferry travel has inspired songwriters, poets and musicians

The fruits of a creative arts project on Wightlink’s Lymington to Yarmouth route have been shared with Islanders and mainlanders this winter. Wightlink has welcomed songwriters, poets and musicians on board its ships over the last two years to gain inspiration for artworks on the theme of arrivals and departures. An exhibition stand featuring photographs and […]

December, 28th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink remembers respected crewman Rob Goddard

Wightlink staff have paid tribute to their colleague Rob Goddard who died in October 2017. The senior rating on the Lymington-Yarmouth route was remembered by his friends and family at a ceremony on board the ferry Wight Sky. A plaque in his memory was unveiled on the ship’s rescue boat by Wightlink Chief Executive Keith […]

December, 18th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Tuneful start to Christmas on board Wightlink’s flagship St Clare

Islanders and mainlanders crossing the Solent with Wightlink this Christmas are being serenaded by musicians from the Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra’s string quartet, Newport Jazz Club and the Way Forward Singers. They will be playing seasonal tunes and other music onboard Wightlink’s flagship St Clare on selected sailings between Fishbourne and Portsmouth to get […]

December, 18th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink wins prestigious awards for its onboard toilets

Wightlink has been honoured in the 2017 Loo of the Year Awards to find the best ‘away from home’ toilets in the UK. The ferry company has been recognised with Platinum Awards for the onboard facilities on the Portsmouth-Fishbourne ships St Faith and St Clare after an independent inspection of the washrooms. It has also […]

December, 11th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink’s new flagship pioneers hybrid technology in the Solent

Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight is on track to be the Solent’s ‘greenest’ ferry when she joins the company’s fleet on the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route in 2018. Head of Safety, Barry Smith, has briefed an audience of shipping professionals at the Passenger Ship Sustainability Conference in Southampton on the latest technology being installed on board […]

December, 4th 2017 Read full Press Release »

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