Wightlink cancels Friday morning sailings due to absence of essential crew

Wightlink's Victoria of the Wight vehicle ferry.
Wightlink's Victoria of the Wight vehicle ferry.

WIGHTLINK has announced several of its Isle of Wight crossings have been cancelled on Friday, October 7.

The cross-Solent travel provider has confirmed that a number of sailings to and from Fishbourne and Portsmouth have been cancelled.

Wightlink said this is due to the absence of an essential crew member.

The 6.40am, 8.40am and 10.40am scheduled sailings from Portsmouth have been cancelled.

From Fishbourne, the 7.40pm, 9.40pm and 11.40pm crossings have also been cancelled.