May 2019

Wightlink supports ex-servicemen from the Isle of Wight to take part in D-Day commemorations

Monday 20, May 2019

Three decorated ex-servicemen from the Isle of Wight are being given VIP treatment by Wightlink Ferries at the start of their trip to France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Wightlink wins silver – and is going for gold

Friday 17, May 2019

Wightlink has been awarded a Silver Star in recognition of its efforts to promote sustainable travel on the Island and is now aiming to achieve Gold status.

The Awakening gets away from it all with Wightlink this summer

Wednesday 15, May 2019

The Awakening, the new festival of wellbeing and self-care taking place on 8th and 9th June on the Isle of Wight, brought the good vibes to visitors and Islanders alike with an on-board yoga session this week.

Britain’s Got Talent star Derek Sandy to perform on Wightlink’s flagship Victoria of Wight

Monday 13, May 2019

Island favourite Derek Sandy will sing on several Wightlink crossings over the next few weekends, following his success in the Britain’s Got Talent auditions. He stunned judges on the hit talent show with his song ‘Welcome to the Isle of Wight’ and they rewarded him with four ‘yes’ votes.

Apr 2019

Wightlink has a cracking Easter

Wednesday 24, April 2019

Beautiful Bank Holiday weather brought out the crowds to the Isle of Wight this Easter.

44 years loyal service recognised for retiring Wightlink crewman Chris Freemantle

Tuesday 23, April 2019

Long-serving senior rating Chris Freemantle has just retired from Wightlink after 44 years, four months and four days as a crewman on the car ferries that connect the Isle of Wight with the mainland.

Ferry nice cakes for sale on Ryde Pier – in aid of Stand Up to Cancer

Wednesday 17, April 2019

There will be cakes galore on Ryde Pier on Easter Saturday (20 April) as big-hearted Wightlink staff Zoe Lewis-Marlton and Julie Rousset take part in The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake-Off.

Wightlink saddles up to give Island cycling charity a helping hand

Thursday 11, April 2019

Hundreds of bicycles are to be given a new lease of life in Africa thanks to local charity Re-Cycle Isle of Wight.

Grace’s Bakery gets on board with Wightlink

Monday 8, April 2019

Customers onboard Wightlink’s car ferries can now enjoy tasty sandwiches made with bread baked freshly on the Isle of Wight, thanks to a new partnership with Island company Grace’s Bakery.

Wightlink helps to plot the journey of one of the Isle of Wight’s most special seasonal visitors

Wednesday 3, April 2019

Bat expert Adrian Bicker is regularly travelling from his home in Dorset to the Isle of Wight this spring to gather data for what is thought to be the largest scale area-monitoring survey for bat activity ever undertaken.

Mar 2019

Wightlink staff don crazy hats to support brain tumour research

Friday 29, March 2019

Wightlink customers are being greeted by an unusual sight today (Friday) as staff don weird and wacky headgear for Wear a Hat Day in aid of Brain Tumour Research.

Wightlink Wight Mountain Team rider takes on electric challenge

Tuesday 19, March 2019

An Isle of Wight cyclist has secured a place on a brand-new international racing circuit for electric mountain bikes.

Wightlink pays tribute to its apprentices

Friday 8, March 2019

Wightlink is encouraging companies to seize their opportunities to bring young people into the business, during National Apprenticeship Week.

Wightlink helps to reveal the Secrets of the Solent

Tuesday 5, March 2019

People crossing the Solent with Wightlink are learning more about life beneath the waves this spring and summer, thanks to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.

Feb 2019

Dog-friendly Island to be celebrated at new Wightlink Woof Awards

Wednesday 27, February 2019

A brand new awards ceremony celebrating all things canine on the Isle of Wight has been launched by Wightlink.

Portsmouth MP Stephen Morgan checks in at Wightlink Ferries

Thursday 21, February 2019

Stephen Morgan MP, Member of Parliament for Portsmouth South, found out more about Wightlink’s £45million investment in its Portsmouth to Fishbourne route, including port improvements and a new hybrid energy ship, on a visit to its terminal in Gunwharf Road.

Families to enjoy big savings as Wightlink launches Kids Go Free offer for every school holiday in 2019

Friday 1, February 2019

Families travelling to and from the Isle of Wight can look forward to Kids Go Free offers throughout the year, with Wightlink's recent announcement that they will be offering Kids Go Free in all school holidays in 2019.*

Jan 2019

Young Ellis was ‘Captain for the Day’ on Wightlink’s retiring ferry – St Cecilia

Tuesday 29, January 2019

Eight year old Ellis Yeats was VIP for the day when Wightlink’s oldest ship St Cecilia sailed across the Solent for the last time on Friday 25 January 2019.