Wight Light

Wight Light

Wight Light is one of our three Wight Class ferries. Along with Wight Sun and Wight Sky, she entered service on 25 February 2009, serving our Lymington – Yarmouth route.

Facilities onboard

Wight Light hosts a wide range of facilities including a Wight Taste outlet which serves locally-sourced hot and cold food and drinks, lifts, toilets and baby changing facilities, outside sun deck and dog-friendly areas.

Outside sun deck

Wight Light gives passengers the opportunity to see the sights of the Solent with its outside sun deck, on our most scenic route.

Food and drinks

We have a wide variety of hot and cold food and drink options in our Wight Taste outlet.

Routes sailed

Lymington – Yarmouth

40 minutesVehicle and foot passenger ferry

Our Lymington – Yarmouth route gives you both breath-taking views and the utmost convenience. It’s the fastest way to take your vehicle across the Solent, with crossing times of just 40 minutes on one of our spacious, well-equipped ferries. 

The route will take you through the mouth of Lymington River and past Hurst Castle on a beautiful journey, which will set you up perfectly for your trip ahead. 

Check out our TripAdvisor page and see what others have said about this route.

View the Lymington – Yarmouth route
Wightlink ferry departs Lymington port, Hampshire

Did you know

The first of three

Wight Light was the first of three new vessels for the Lymington – Yarmouth route. She was followed by her sisters, Wight Sky and Wight Sun.

Where is she registered

The Wight Light is registered under the UK flag, in London.

How long is she

Wight Light has a length of 62 metres. That’s about three-fifths as long as a football pitch.

When and where was she built

Wight Light was built in 2008, Croatia.

What is her passenger capacity

Wight Light can hold 359 passengers at a time.

What is her vehicle capacity

Wight Light can hold 65 vehicles at a time.

Meet the rest of the fleet

Victoria of Wight

Victoria of Wight

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

The biggest ferry in our fleet – running on hybrid energy, bringing a new, greener era of travel between the Isle of Wight and the mainland. 

View the Victoria of Wight

St Clare

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

Our second-largest ferry, St Clare is capable of two-tier boarding and comes with a wide range of fantastic facilities.

View the St Clare

St Faith

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

Our eldest member of the fleet, St Faith continues to serve the Portsmouth – Fishbourne route providing a relaxing journey across the Solent.

View the St Faith

Wight Sun

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

As one of our Wight Class ferries, Wight Sun serves our Lymington – Yarmouth route and, when required, our Portsmouth – Fishbourne route.

View the Wight Sun

Wight Sky

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

Serving our Lymington – Yarmouth route, Wight Sky is one of our Wight Class vehicle ferries.

View the Wight Sky

Wight Ryder I

Foot passenger ferry

The first of our high-speed FastCats, Wight Ryder I can get you across the Solent in just 22 minutes.

View the Wight Ryder I

Wight Ryder II

Foot passenger ferry

Our second high-speed FastCat, getting you across the Solent in just 22 minutes.

View the Wight Ryder II