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Opportunities

Wightlink is the largest
Isle of Wight ferry operator with over 4.5 million passengers on board every year.
A fleet of six car ferries and two FastCats operate from six ports.
Solent have been working with Wightlink as advertising agents since 2014, building invaluable relationships between the Isle of Wight's leading ferry travel provider, and businesses both on and off the Island.

Lymington
– Yarmouth

Car and passenger ferry
1m passengers per annum

The shortest and quickest car ferry crossing. Perfect for exploring the western side of the Island.

Portsmouth
– Fishbourne

Car and passenger ferry
2.3m passengers per annum

Excellent road and rail connections to Portsmouth. Ideally located for discovering all the Island has to offer.

Portsmouth Harbour
– Ryde Pier Head

Passenger FastCat
1.2m passengers per annum

The quickest crossing is via Wightlink’s FastCat service. For foot passengers only, perfect to access the Island by foot, bike or rail.

There is an extensive range of highly targeted, great value advertising opportunities to promote products or services direct to visitors and Islanders. It is exclusively focused on an audience that is committed to travel or more likely already travelling to the Island on board a Wightlink ferry.

Some of our Clients

Wightlink Explorer

Posters

Available on all car ferries, FastCats and in all ports. There is flexibility to select which ferries and ports posters are located in and you can book for either a 6 or 12 month period. Posters are mounted within wall frames and all at a double crown size (508mm wide x 762mm high).

Posters Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Heavyweight campaign – 24 Posters
25% discount would apply. £5,242.50 plus VAT.
12 posters cover all ports, passenger and car ferries.
Posters can be placed in any part of the Estate, no restrictions apply.
Example: all 12 posters could be targeted on the Portsmouth route.

Low Season: October – March
High Season: April – September

Banners

Available at Fishbourne, Ryde Pier Head and Lymington Ports. Book either a 6 or 12 month period. PVC eyeleted banners are mounted on railings or fences and at a size of 3,000mm wide x 900mm high. Visible from 30 metres.

Banners Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

6 month campaign runs from 1 April – 30 September

Portsmouth Bungee Banner

Available at Portsmouth Car Ferry Port, located on the exit route. Book either a 6 or 12 month period. Windproof mesh eyeleted bungee banner is mounted on a frame and at a size of 5,000mm wide x 1,500mm high. Visible from 30 metres.

Portsmouth Bungee Banner Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Portsmouth Entrance Planters

Available at the Portsmouth Car Ferry Port on the top loading deck. Book either a 6 or 12 month period. High tack vinyl panels which are mounted on planters and at a size of 600mm wide x 600mm high. There are 3 spaces available. Visible to 50% of all car drivers travelling from Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Entrance Planters Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

6 month campaign runs from 1 April – 30 September

Fishbourne Bungee Banner

Available at Fishbourne Car Ferry Port. Book either a 6 or 12 month period. Windproof mesh eyeleted bungee banner is mounted on a frame and at a size of 6,000mm wide x 2,000mm high. Visible from 30 metres.

Fishbourne Bungee Banner Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Lymington Bespoke Murals

A number of bespoke mural positions are available on the exterior of Lymington Car Ferry Port. Book for a 12 month period. Foamex panels available in a variety of sizes and positions, please call to discuss requirements.

Lymington Bespoke Murals Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Bollards

Available at Fishbourne and the Porstmouth Car Ferry Ports. Book either a 6 or 12 month period, with a maximum of 12 sites available at either location. Triangular correx bollard sleeves are UV resistant and cover the concrete safety bollards around the ports. Each face measures 400mm wide x 1,375mm high.

Bollards Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

6 month campaign runs from 1 April – 30 September

Portsmouth Harbour Cladding

Available at Portsmouth Harbour. Book either a 6 or 12 month period. Four vinyl panels and additional strips above the shelf opposite the ticket office. Please email or call for full dimensions.

Portsmouth Harbour Cladding Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

6 month campaign runs from 1 April – 30 September

Victoria of Wight Murals

A number of bespoke mural positions are available on deck five on board Victoria of Wight in passenger seating areas, on glass partitions around the stairwells and within the vessel’s four lifts. Book for a 12 month period. Foamex panels and vinyl graphics available in a variety of different size options and positions, please call to discuss requirements.

Victoria of Wight Murals Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

St Clare Murals

A number of bespoke mural positions are available on board St Clare. Book for a 12 month period. Foamex panels available in a variety of different size options and positions, please call to discuss requirements.

St Clare Murals Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Portsmouth Harbour Bespoke Murals & Installations

A number of bespoke mural positions are available at Portsmouth Harbour, located on the ramp to the train station and inside the Wightlink passenger waiting area. Book for a 12 month period. Foamex panels and vinyl wrap installations available in a variety of different size options and positions, please call to discuss requirements.

Portsmouth Harbour Bespoke Murals & Installations Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Portsmouth Harbour Seating Area

Space is available at Portsmouth Harbour which would suit a sponsor. Ideal for an Isle of Wight or Portsmouth visitor attraction. Book for a 12 month period. Foamex panels or vinyl wraps available in a variety of different size options and positions. Please call to discuss requirements.

Portsmouth Harbour Seating Area Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Portsmouth Car Ferry Port Window Graphics

There are a number of window and door vinyl positions available around the Wightlink Head Office at Portmouth Car Ferry Port. Book for a 12 month period. Utilising ContraVision, graphics are available in a variety of different size options and positions, please call to discuss requirements.

Portsmouth Car Ferry Port Window Graphics Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Ryde Pier Head Bespoke Exhibition Installations

Ryde Pier Head has three high impact bespoke exhibition installations that can be tailored and present an immersive experience for passengers. Installations can utilise both printed and motion graphics on built in TV screens.

Please note: exhibitions do not require staffing, but it is expected that advertisers maintain stocks of literature within the installation.

Ryde Pier Head Bespoke Exhibition Installations Rate Card

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

WightlinkTV

Solent has negotiated excellent rates directly with WightlinkTV. Flexible airtime to suit a range of budgets is available on all three Wightlink routes.

Campaigns can be purchased across all three routes or individually to suit a target audience. Flexible airtime for commercials starts from 15 seconds. Production for airtime can be arranged by Solent or the commercial can be supplied directly. (Subject to terms and conditions).

Contact David Brooks on 07885 720503 or email david@solent.co for the best available rates and to discuss airtime requirements. Alternatively call the office on 01983 556844.

WightlinkTV

Can’t see the right option?
Speak to our team to discuss a bespoke campaign, call 01983 556844 or enquire online.

Wightlife Magazine

The Island’s essential magazine guide to the Isle of Wight. Enjoyed by both visitors and locals alike it features interesting editorial features, extensive attractions and events listings and stunning photography. With over 4.5 million people travelling with Wightlink every year, this is certainly the most read and widest circulating magazine for the Isle of Wight.

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