Dec 2020

Wightlink invests in Isle of Wight technology

Tuesday 29, December 2020

State-of-the-art payment terminals developed by Isle of Wight based company WRS Systems have been installed across Wightlink’s 15 shops and cafés.

Wightlink announces timetable changes after Christmas, following heightened Covid-19 restrictions.

Tuesday 22, December 2020

Wightlink urges customers to follow Government regulations

Monday 21, December 2020

A Tier 4 ‘stay at home’ lockdown now applies in Portsmouth, as well as in London and much of the South East, to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Wightlink announces more sailings for the New Year

Friday 4, December 2020

Wightlink has announced it is planning to operate an hourly timetable on the Portsmouth Harbour – Ryde Pier Head route from 4 January 2021.

Nov 2020

Christmas supplies from the Salvation Army cross the Solent with Wightlink

Monday 30, November 2020

Wightlink has supported the Salvation Army to take groceries and presents across the Solent to make food boxes for families in need on the Isle of Wight.

Wightlink restores its FastCat Portsmouth-Ryde passenger service and weekend sailings between Lymington and Yarmouth

Friday 27, November 2020

Wightlink is pleased to announce it is resuming services on its Portsmouth Harbour-Ryde Pier Head FastCat route and restoring weekend sailings between Lymington and Yarmouth.

Wightlink consults its staff as it plans for the future

Wednesday 11, November 2020

Wightlink has today launched a consultation with its workforce as it prepares for continuing difficult trading conditions because of the Coronavirus crisis.

Further changes to Wightlink’s cross-Solent services

Tuesday 10, November 2020

Wightlink regrets it will suspend its Portsmouth Harbour-Ryde Pier Head FastCat foot passenger route from the last sailing on Friday 13 November 2020 because of lockdown restrictions on non-essential travel.

Changes to Wightlink’s Lymington-Yarmouth sailings during lockdown

Wednesday 4, November 2020

Wightlink will be reducing sailings on its Lymington-Yarmouth car ferry route to a two-hourly service using one ship from Monday 9 November 2020

Isle of Wight Council statement on cross-Solent travel

Tuesday 3, November 2020

Isle of Wight Council leader, Dave Stewart, said: "The government has provided a very clear message about people continuing to travel for work and medical needs, but that travel for holidays and visits should cease.

Oct 2020

Round the UK and Ireland trek reaches the Isle of Wight

Saturday 31, October 2020

Intrepid Karen Penny is nearly a quarter of the way through her quest to become the first woman to undertake a continuous walk around the entire 20,000-kilometre circumference of the British and Irish coastlines.

Wightlink extends its support for the Island’s good causes

Friday 30, October 2020

Charities, sports teams, arts and music groups and other good causes helped by Wightlink through its community sponsorship scheme are to have their support extended until the end of August 2021.

White-tailed eagles fly high above the Isle of Wight, thanks to Wightlink and conservation partners

Thursday 29, October 2020

Wightlink has been working with the team behind the white-tailed eagle project

Wightlink launches voice-assisted service created by Wight Computers

Thursday 29, October 2020

Wightlink is proud to have worked with Wight Computers, the innovative technology company based on the Isle of Wight, to develop a bespoke digital voice assistant

Wightlink bids farewell to Pete Fairclough, after more than 48 years loyal service

Tuesday 20, October 2020

Long-serving employee Pete Fairclough has sailed the Solent for the last time as a member of Wightlink’s crew.

Ryde teenager named Wightlink’s Most Responsible Angler

Monday 19, October 2020

Sixteen-year-old Corey Duke is the winner of this year’s Wightlink Trophy for the Most Responsible Angler.

Wightlink reaches the final of the 2020 Maritime UK Awards for its green energy achievements

Wednesday 14, October 2020

Wightlink has been recognised for its achievements in sustainable energy by Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the country’s maritime sector.

Sep 2020

Wightlink’s new website is designed by its customers

Tuesday 22, September 2020

Wightlink has launched its new website, making it easier for customers to book cross-Solent ferry travel to the Isle of Wight.