Charter vessel for Wightlink crossings

By a County Press reporter

Monday, February 10, 2014


CHARTER vessels will be used for some Wightlink sailings tomorrow (Tuesday).

The company said Wight Ryders would leave Portsmouth at 15 minutes past the hour from 05:15 to 22:15 and from Ryde 47 minutes past the hour from 05:47 until 22:47.

It said the charter vessel Wight Scene would be used in the morning, due to the forecast for bad weather, and in the afternoon it would revert to the Solent Cat charter vessel.

The charter vessels will operate the following sailings:

• From Ryde: 07:10, 09:10, 17:10 and 18:10

• From Portsmouth Harbour: 07:50, 16:40, 17:40 and 18:45


Wight Scene crossings will take 40 minutes and Solent Cat 25 minutes.


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by James McAdder

12th February 2014, at 09:37:25

Errm, carl.

The IW anti-everything reactionary mindset is ingrained and getting worse.

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by carl palmer

11th February 2014, at 15:19:31

I guess the use of the word **** can offend. So what I should have said we don’t have a tunnel because of the backwards looking view of the past and current decision makers on the island. This I feel is a situation that won’t exist for too much longer and then the problems with ferries and bad weather will be gone.

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by carl palmer

11th February 2014, at 15:10:04

i wonder who it is that complains about comments?

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by Keven Ball

10th February 2014, at 22:17:23

*Too bad tomorrow :)

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by Keven Ball

10th February 2014, at 19:51:25

Hopefully the weather won't be to bad tomorrow?

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