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Royal naming for Wightlink’s new flagship

Wightlink’s environmentally friendly flagship, Victoria of Wight, was officially named today (Thursday 20 September) by Her Royal Highness Sophie The Countess of Wessex. The new £30 million hybrid energy car ferry received a blessing by The Right Reverent Christopher Foster at Wightlink’s port of Fishbourne before the Countess of Wessex broke a bottle of Champagne […]

September, 21st 2018 Read full Press Release »

Festival art project supported by Wightlink

A project to create a mural marking the 50th anniversary of the Isle of Wight Festival is being supported by Wightlink. The ferry company is providing free travel to Kent artist Guy Portelli whose work on the mural will see him making regular trips to the Island – particularly during ‘festival season.’ A focal point […]

September, 19th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink’s Responsible Angler Award won by Harley Richardson

A year of responsible angling by ten-year-old fisherman Harley Richardson has earned the youngster a special award. Harley, a member of the Vectis Boating and Fishing Club (VBFC) has been named the winner of this year’s Wightlink Trophy for Most Responsible Angler. Each year Wightlink awards the trophy to the young angler who has impressed […]

September, 13th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink’s super commuter takes final journey

Super commuter Dr Michael McCabe, whose intrepid trip to work included two separate ferry crossings and a cycle across the Isle of Wight, has undertaken the journey that made him a media sensation for the last time. Principal lecturer Michael made the national news headlines in 2001 after devising a route to work that involved […]

September, 10th 2018 Read full Press Release »

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