Dec 2018

Christmas carols from the Isle of Wight Salvation Army Band delight Wightlink’s customers

Monday 24, December 2018

Islanders sailing home for Christmas enjoyed a traditional carol concert from the Isle of Wight Salvation Army Band onboard Wightlink’s ferry St Clare from Portsmouth to Fishbourne.

Rock project is on a roll

Friday 21, December 2018

A Wightlink-supported project to create a mural marking the 50th anniversary of the Isle of Wight Festival is progressing well.

Wightlink charters a vessel to provide a foot passenger service for Lymington – Yarmouth commuters during temporary wind restrictions

Friday 21, December 2018

Wightlink will be offering a limited foot passenger commuter service between Lymington and Yarmouth during peak commuting hours only when temporary wind restrictions force cancellation of its scheduled car ferry service during the working week.

Wightlink announces dates for Meet the Manager events in 2019

Friday 21, December 2018

Wightlink’s customers and stakeholders are invited to share their thoughts on Wightlink’s services at the next Meet the Manager sessions.

Celebrate Solent views with Wightlink’s 2019 charity calendar

Thursday 20, December 2018

Scenic views of the Solent feature in Wightlink’s 2019 charity calendar now on sale at the ferry company’s ports and onboard its car ferries.

Island schools wish travellers a Ferry Merry Christmas

Thursday 20, December 2018

It was a case of anchors aweigh in a manger as a young choir from Binstead Primary School delighted morning travellers aboard Wightlink’s St Clare car ferry with a performance of popular carols.

Ryde pupils get their skates on thanks to Wightlink

Tuesday 18, December 2018

A group of pupils from Oakfield CE Primary School in Ryde has been treated to an ice skating experience at a pop-up rink in Portsmouth as a reward for their hard work.

Wightlink supports the Isle of Wight’s Christmas campaign to cut waste and recycle more

Wednesday 12, December 2018

Wightlink has welcomed a team from Amey on board its new fuel-efficient Fishbourne to Portsmouth car ferry Victoria of Wight as part of an Island-wide tour to spread the festive waste reduction and recycling message.

Christmas arrives at Wightlink

Thursday 6, December 2018

A medley of Christmas carols sung by members of The Way Forward choir got a series of seasonal performance on board Wightlink’s ferries off to a rousing start.

Nov 2018

Tristan’s artistic skills and encyclopaedic knowledge of Wightlink’s ferries is recognised

Wednesday 28, November 2018

A picture created by a young artist from Freshwater will take pride of place at Wightlink’s Yarmouth terminal building.

The Royal Humane Society honours Wightlink Deck Officer Steve Chamberlain and the crew of St Clare for saving the life of a drowning man in Portsmouth Harbour

Tuesday 20, November 2018

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson, has presented awards from the Royal Humane Society to Wightlink Deck Officer Steve Chamberlain, crew members Robbie Mihell, Chris Freemantle and launch coxswain Peter Simmonds for saving a drowning man in Portsmouth Harbour (Fellow crew member Paul Cooke was unable to join them).

Christmas entertainment onboard Wightlink’s ferries during December

Monday 12, November 2018

A programme of festive ferry entertainment is being lined up by Wightlink to bring Christmas cheer to travellers over the holiday season.

Oct 2018

Wightlink supports innovative medical research

Tuesday 23, October 2018

Wightlink has teamed up with Lifelight – a new medical initiative using the latest technologies to reduce the cost of accurate patient monitoring – to give people the opportunity to check their blood pressure, heart rate and respiration rate.

Kids go free to cheer on Great South runners

Friday 12, October 2018

Island runners competing in this year’s Simplyhealth Great South Run can take along their young supporters for free, thanks to a special ‘Kids Go Free’ offer from Wightlink.

Three cheers for Victoria of Wight

Wednesday 10, October 2018

A brand new ale has been exclusively brewed for Wightlink to celebrate the arrival of its state-of-the-art hybrid energy ferry, Victoria of Wight.

Honours for Wightlink’s Steve Chamberlain to recognise his bravery in rescuing a drowning man

Wednesday 10, October 2018

Wightlink Deck Officer Steve Chamberlain has received two national awards for his actions in saving a man’s life by jumping into the freezing waters of Portsmouth Harbour earlier this year.

Wightlink helps couple towards finishing post of charity challenge in aid of the RNLI

Friday 5, October 2018

The final leg of an intrepid charity drive around the British Isles and Ireland by a motoring-mad couple was given a boost by ferry operator Wightlink.

Ryde School students enjoy a right Royal afternoon

Monday 1, October 2018

A dozen sixth form students from Ryde School volunteered to help top Isle of Wight chef Robert Thompson serve hundreds of guests at the Naming Ceremony of Wightlink’s new hybrid energy flagship Victoria of Wight at Fishbourne.