Wight Sun

Wight Sun

Wight Sun is one of three Wight Class ferries in our fleet. Along with Wight Light and Wight Sky, she is one of the newer members – entering service on 25 May 2009.

Facilities onboard

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

At our outlets and vending machines, please pay using contactless or chip and pin, either with a bank card or Google or Apple Pay – cash is not being accepted.

Outside sun deck

Wight Sun gives passengers the opportunity to see the sights of the Solent with its outside sun deck.

Food and drink

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

Plenty of seating

Make the most of our well-ventilated and spacious passenger lounges, with plenty of seating.

Routes sailed

Lymington – Yarmouth

40 minutesVehicle and foot passenger ferry

This 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

Virtual Tour

Did you know

In June 2008

Wight Sun was launched at Kraljevica, Croatia by local schoolgirl, Stefani Nadoh and entered service in spring 2009.

Where is she registered

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

How long is she

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

When and where was she built

Wight Sun was built in 2008, in Croatia.

What is her passenger capacity

Wight Sun can hold 359 passengers at a time.

What is her vehicle capacity

Wight Sun 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 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 Light

Vehicle and foot passenger ferry

One of our Wight Class vehicle ferries, Wight Light serves our Lymington – Yarmouth route.

View the Wight Light

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