Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries has unveiled its new look Red Osprey ferry, which returns to service today following a £2.2m interior refurbishment.


The vessel now mirrors her sister ship, the Red Falcon, which was refitted in March 2014.

Kevin George, the company's chief executive, said: “We are delighted to have undertaken further significant investment work, following very positive feedback from customers who have travelled on Red Falcon. The refurbishment of Red Osprey further underpins our commitment to providing the best possible travel experience for cross-Solent travellers as we work with partners and stakeholders to help grow the Isle of Wight’s economy.”

The ship’s interior has seen the addition of new and improved facilities, including two luxurious passenger lounges, new sun decks, lift access from the main car decks at E and C levels to the passenger areas; 35 LED screens showing the vessel’s positions, local points of interest, and real-time travel information for road, rail, air and coach services; a large touch screen in each lounge; free Wi-Fi, increased charging points for phones, tablets and laptop; and new on board food options.

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