Breaking News First reported by Island Echo


UPDATED: Strong winds and rough seas have resulted in the suspension of Hovertravel’s cross-Solent service this morning (Friday).

The decision has been made to halt all crossings between Ryde and Southsea as a result of the adverse conditions.

It is unknown when the service will resume in accordance with the revised timetable.

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As previously reported by Island Echo, Hovertravel are operating a 1-craft revised timetable for a total period of 7 weeks due to an issue with Solent Flyer. 

At the other end of the Solent, Wightlink are running a 2-hourly service on their Yarmouth to Lymington route.

UPDATE @ 12:21 – Hovertravel services have now resumed in accordance with the revised timetable.

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