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St Clare

About

Our second-largest ferry, St Clare has two-tier boarding and comes with a wide range of fantastic facilities. She launched in April of 2001 and first entered service on 16 July of that year. St Clare was the first UK ferry to offer a Costa Coffee branch on board.

The association of St Clare with this Isle of Wight is bound with the history of Appuldurcombe House in Wroxall.

Routes sailed

  • Portsmouth to Fishbourne

    45 minutes

    Vehicle and passenger ferry

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Virtual tour

Take a look inside St Clare with our 360 degree virtual tour.

Facilities onboard

St Clare has a wide range of facilities including Wight Taste and Costa Coffee outlets serving both hot and cold food and drinks, lifts, toilets and baby changing facilities, outside sun deck and dog-friendly areas.

  • Childrens' play area

    We have made a vibrant soft play area available to use during the crossing.

  • Film area

    We have a selection of on board movies available during the crossing.

  • Dog-friendly areas

    We have a dedicated area for your four-legged friends, where they can feel safe and socialise.

  • Food and Drinks

    We have a wide variety of hot and cold food and drink options, from both our Costa Coffee and our Wight Taste outlets.

Did you know?

  • calendar In January of 2004

    St Clare was used as a cruise to look at Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 in Southampton, which at the time was the world’s largest cruise ship. The cruise had over 500 passengers on board St Clare.

  • location Where is she registered?

    The St Clare is registered under the UK flag, in London.

  • ferry When and where was she built?

    St Clare was built in 2001 in Gdansk, Poland.

  • ruler How long is she?

    She has a length of 86 metres, which Is about nine-tenths the height of Big Ben.

  • person What is her passenger capacity?

    St Clare can hold 878 passengers at a time.

  • car What is her vehicle capacity?

    She can hold 186 vehicles at a time.

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Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
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Below you will find all other vehicle types with some information around their size.
We recommend that you measure your vehicle before booking

Dangerous goods (including compressed gas etc. used for medical purposes) must be declared at least 24 hours before travel.

Camping gas canisters must be declared when you arrive at the port.

Please measure your motorcycle from your front wheel to the rear of your bike, including any extras which make the vehicle longer or taller such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan.
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