WIGHTLINK has cancelled a number of its sailings this afternoon (Sunday).

Due to a mechanical issue, the 1.40pm, 2.40pm and 3.40pm sailings from Portsmouth Harbour, and the 1.10pm, 2.10pm, 3.10pm and 4.10pm sailings from Ryde have been cancelled. 

The car ferry service is unaffected. 

At 1.18pm, Wightlink tweeted:

UPDATE 4.25pm:

The 4.40pm sailing from Portsmouth, and the 5.10pm sailing from Ryde have been cancelled.