Wight Sun

About

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.

Routes sailed

  • Portsmouth to Fishbourne

    45 minutes

    Vehicle and passenger ferry

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  • Lymington to Yarmouth

    40 minutes

    Vehicle and passenger ferry

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Virtual tour

Take a look inside Wight Sun with our 360 degree virtual tour.

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.

  • Outside Sun Deck

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

  • Food and Drinks

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

Did you know?

  • calendar In June 2008

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

  • location Where was she registered?

    Wight Sun was registered in London.

  • ferry When and where was she built?

    Wight Sun was built in 2008, in Croatia.

  • ruler How long is she?

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

  • weight How heavy is she?

    Wight Sun has a gross tonnage of 2,546 tonnes – that’s about a fifth the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge.

  • person What is her passenger capacity?

    Wight Sun can hold 359 passengers at a time.

  • car What is her vehicle capacity?

    Wight Sun can hold 65 vehicles at a time.

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Please select how you will be travelling

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What size is my vehicle?

How many passengers are in this vehicle?

Please select at least one passenger

Find out the size of your vehicle by entering your registration number

At this time, this feature is only available for cars and vans

Registration number

E.g CU57ABC
Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
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Please note: vehicle size data is taken from a third party database and is provided here as a guide. As some vehicles may vary from the designed specifications, please ensure that the measurements are correct before booking.

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Choose your vehicle size manually here, you can find your vehicle height and width at Parkers.

Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
Vehicle length

Vehicle height

Please note: vehicle size data is taken from a third party database and is provided here as a guide. As some vehicles may vary from the designed specifications, please ensure that the measurements are correct before booking.

Wrong details? Please click here to enter your vehicle sizes manually

Is there anything on your vehicle which makes it longer or higher than the dimensions shown here, such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan?

Does your vehicle have a trailer or caravan?

Please select which type of vehicle you have

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.
Please measure your vehicle from your front bumper to the rear of your car, and from the bottom of your tyres to the roof of your car, 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.

What is the length and height of the vehicle?

Does your vehicle have a trailer or caravan?

This information will be added to your booking