Dec 2019

No passports required and Kids Go Free: Wightlink and the Isle of Wight offer the perfect school holiday in 2020

Monday 23, December 2019

Families travelling to and from the Isle of Wight can look forward to huge savings next year, with Wightlink extending its Kids Go Free promotion across all school holidays and half terms in 2020.

Christmas revellers serenaded on board Wightlink’s ferries

Monday 23, December 2019

A festive performance by the Wight Harmony barbershop singers brought down the curtain on a busy schedule of Christmas entertainment on board Wightlink ferries and terminals.

Home for Christmas. Lucy the cat is back in Ryde after a Scottish adventure

Friday 20, December 2019

Wightlink stepped in with free crossings to help Zara Ellis with the last leg of her challenge to bring her much-loved cat Lucy home to the Isle of Wight from Scotland.

Wightlink launches Isle of Wight schools partnership

Monday 16, December 2019

Wightlink has agreed a new partnership arrangement with the primary schools closest to its three Island terminals.

Cuddly guest onboard Wightlink’s flagship Victoria of Wight

Friday 13, December 2019

The crew of Wightlink’s flagship Victoria of Wight have welcomed an unusual guest onboard – a giant cuddly teddy bear.

Top national award for Wightlink’s hybrid flagship

Monday 2, December 2019

Wightlink is celebrating winning a top environmental award for its £30million hybrid energy ferry Victoria of Wight.

Nov 2019

Christmas entertainment for Wightlink’s passengers

Wednesday 27, November 2019

Wightlink will once again be wishing its customers a ferry merry Christmas with a programme of seasonal musical entertainment this December.

Island students learn how Wightlink supports tourism on the Isle of Wight

Thursday 21, November 2019

Travel and tourism students quizzed Wightlink staff about operations and marketing on a visit to the Isle of Wight ferry operator.

Cancer Research UK will benefit from Wightlink’s 2020 calendar

Wednesday 20, November 2019

Wightlink’s 2020 charity calendar, featuring stunning views of ports and ships in all weathers captured by the ferry company’s staff, is now on sale at shore cafés and on board car ferries.

Romantic moment on board Wightlink’s Victoria of Wight

Monday 18, November 2019

The crew of Wightlink‘s flagship Victoria of Wight played cupid when regular traveller Kevin Gumma decided it was time to propose to his partner Chrissy Tierney.

Christmas cheer for Isle of Wight cats – from Wightlink

Friday 15, November 2019

Wightlink is hoping to give Isle of Wight cats a purr-fect Christmas this year, thanks to an appeal organised by one of its employees.

Young leaders from the Isle of Wight learn more about ferry travel at Wightlink

Monday 11, November 2019

Young Isle of Wight leaders got an insight into hybrid energy technology on a visit to Wightlink.

Applications invited for Wightlink’s 2020 Community Sponsorship Scheme

Monday 4, November 2019

Sports and arts groups working with young people on the Isle of Wight are being invited to apply for travel support as part of Wightlink’s 2020 Community Sponsorship Scheme.

Oct 2019

Seeing double. Two Victoria of Wights cross the Solent

Wednesday 16, October 2019

Wightlink’s hybrid flagship Victoria of Wight has welcomed a smaller version on board.

Wightlink supports the Isle of Wight’s looked-after children

Thursday 3, October 2019

Wightlink is helping young people under the care of the Isle of Wight Council to access further education opportunities on the mainland.

Sep 2019

More sailings on Wightlink’s Lymington-Yarmouth route in summer 2020

Friday 27, September 2019

Wightlink is finalising its 2020 timetables*. New next summer will be more sailings at weekends between Lymington and Yarmouth.

Wightlink appoints a new mainland Port Operations Manager

Thursday 26, September 2019

Wightlink’s new head of mainland port operations is happy to swap force eleven typhoons in the mid-Pacific for the calmer waters of the Solent.

Wightlink appoints a new Island Port Operations Manager

Thursday 26, September 2019

An Isle of Wight man will be bringing his local knowledge to his new role as head of Island port operations for Wightlink.