Jun 2020

We’re Good to Go! Wightlink welcomes new tourism industry standard mark

Saturday 27, June 2020

A new tourism industry standard and consumer mark, designed to give consumer confidence to visitors and residents, has been welcomed by Wightlink as it is granted its own certificate.

Wightlink adds sailings to Portsmouth – Fishbourne route

Thursday 25, June 2020

Additional sailings are being reintroduced by Wightlink to meet an increased demand on its flagship Portsmouth to Fishbourne route.

Wightlink adds sailings as freight demand increases

Saturday 20, June 2020

A small number of additional early morning sailings have been reintroduced by Wightlink to meet an increased demand in freight traffic.

Safety first as Wightlink journeys increase

Saturday 20, June 2020

Wightlink has produced a short film showing the steps it is taking to ensure travel is as safe as possible while the COVID-19 threat remains.

Local produce back on shelves as retail resumes

Friday 19, June 2020

Wightlink re-opened the cafes at its Portsmouth and Fishbourne ports this week. The outlets on either side of the flagship route have been modified in the light of current restrictions and guidance on COVID-19.

Training schedule ramps up for young skater

Thursday 11, June 2020

A talented young Isle of Wight skateboarder has been enjoying some extra practice during lockdown thanks to a homemade half-pipe at her family home.

Wightlink requires all customers to wear face coverings from 15 June

Friday 5, June 2020

Following the government’s announcement yesterday (4 June 2020), that face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England later this month.

May 2020

Wightlink reminds visitors to stay at home

Thursday 7, May 2020

Wightlink has reminded customers to continue to follow the Government’s instructions and stay at home – particularly over the coming Bank Holiday weekend – to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Wightlink supports new NHS contact tracing app

Wednesday 6, May 2020

Wightlink is giving its full support to the new contact tracing app, designed to minimise the spread of COVID-19.

Apr 2020

Training goes swimmingly for Ryde Talented Athlete

Wednesday 29, April 2020

National-level swimmer Joe Carter (15 years old) is keeping up with training from the safety of his home in Ryde.

A message from Wightlink’s Chief Executive

Tuesday 28, April 2020

Wightlink's Chief Executive, Keith Greenfield, has issued a message to key workers, customers and local residents amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Wightlink thanks freight and delivery companies

Thursday 23, April 2020

Wightlink has thanked freight and delivery companies for their help in ensuring the Island receives the right supplies at the right time throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Fusion Arts Festival Crews ‘keeeeep dancing’!

Tuesday 14, April 2020

Young dancers belonging to the Fusion Arts Academy Festival Crews have been continuing to dance thanks to their online dance hub.

Virtual time trials to replace summer cycling series

Thursday 2, April 2020

With cycle racing suspended due to the current coronavirus crisis, the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Racing Team is organising virtual cycling events to help keep the team fit and motivated while health restrictions are in place.

Further changes to Wightlink’s cross-Solent services

Wednesday 1, April 2020

Wightlink regrets it will suspend its Portsmouth Harbour-Ryde Pier Head FastCat foot passenger route from the last sailing on Monday 6 April 2020 until normal services can be restored, because of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 2020

Isle of Wight skaters in ‘ice’olation

Tuesday 31, March 2020

Members of the Isle of Wight Ice Dance and Figure Skating Club have been making use of technology to help them stay focused on their training during the coronavirus crisis.

Wightlink suspends its Lymington-Yarmouth route

Friday 27, March 2020

Wightlink regrets it will suspend its Lymington-Yarmouth car ferry route from the last sailing on Tuesday 31 March 2020 until normal services can be restored, following the outbreak of Coronavirus.

Reduced timetable on Wightlink’s routes from today – Monday 23 March

Monday 23, March 2020

The Coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on the numbers of people who want to travel to and from the Isle of Wight.