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Travel advisory notices

Gry Maritha change to sailing schedule – Friday 25th September 2020

Due to weather conditions, Gry Maritha will be departing Penzance at the later than scheduled time - at midnight tonight. Gry Maritha will also depart slightly earlier than scheduled tomorrow at 08.30am from St. Mary's. This will not affect freight unload times on St. Marys. For all your freight needs and enquiries please call St. Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230 or Penzance Freight office on 01736 334249/ 334236.

SCILLONIAN III PASSENGER FERRY- CANCELLED SAILINGS ON THURSDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Due to the forecast gale and over 5-meter swell, Thursday 24th September Scillonian III sailings have been cancelled for the safety and comfort of our passengers. Friday's sailing will now depart at a later time of 11am. Passengers who were due to travel on Thursday's sailing will automatically be transferred to Friday 25th September, sailings. Friday 25th September departure times: Departing Penzance to St. Mary’s: 11:00 Departing St. Mary’s to Penzance: 16:30 Check-in will close 30 minutes prior to the above departure times. Please note –We do require passengers to wear a face covering and remain seated for the entire journey. Passengers Travelling on a Day Trip Ticket Due to Friday's sea conditions and the later departure from Penzance, regrettably this sailing is not suitable for those travelling on a day trip ticket. We will contact you to reschedule or to provide a refund. At this time, our phone lines are extremely busy but please do contact our travel centres on 01736 334220 and a member will support you with further help and advice. If your telephone enquiry does not relate to travel over the next 3 days, we kindly ask that you call back at a later time Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Skybus weather advisory for Wednesday the 9th of September 2020

The weather forecast for Wednesday the 9th of September 2020 is indicating the likelihood of low cloud and reduced visibility at Land’s End and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For Skybus passengers booked to travel on Wednesday, you may transfer to an alternative flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Customer Notice: Schedule maintenance programme for Lyonesse Lady October 2020

25th OCTOBER TO 9th NOVEMBER 2020 - The Lyonesse Lady will be coming out of service on the 25th October until 9th November for her routine maintenance program at Penzance Dry Dock. Unlike previous times, the Gry Maritha will remain in service during this period.  We wanted to give you as much notice as possible, so that you can prepare for the 14 days that we will be running a reduced service with the Swift Lady. During this time, the Swift Lady will be providing the service to the Off-Islands. Please keep this in mind when placing orders as we will only carry small items and limited quantities. Please note that bulk orders and large items cannot be carried, and no single item can be more than 25kg. We would like to advise all customers to stock up on non-perishable items prior to the 25th October. Please could you make sure all freight continues to be booked in with our freight office in Penzance at least 24 hours prior to delivery. We are planning for the Lyonesse to return to scheduled service around the 9th November at the latest. We appreciate your patience during this time and should you have any questions, please contact us at Penzance Quay on 01736 334236 or St Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230.

Weather advisory for Tuesday the 25th of August 2020

The weather forecast for Tuesday the 25th of August. 2020 is indicating the likelihood of very strong to gale force gusty winds at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For Skybus passengers booked to travel on Tuesday you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220  

SCILLONIAN III PASSENGER FERRY- CANCELLED SALING ON TUESDAY 25TH AUGUST

Due to the forecast strong gale force winds and 5-meter swell, Tuesday 25th August Scillonian III sailing has been cancelled for the safety and comfort of our passengers. Passengers who were due to travel on these sailings have automatically been transferred to an alternative sailing on Wednesday 26th August. Scillonian III will depart Penzance at 09.15 and return at 16.30 on Wednesday.  Check-in will close 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Affected passengers who wish to travel at another time or are unable to travel on Wednesday are advised to contact our Travel Centre on 01736 334220 to discuss their options. Please note - due to increased capacity, Wednesday’s sailings will be busy and due to the nature of our operations, social distancing between passengers and employees will not always be possible. We do require passengers to wear a face covering and remain seated for the entire journey. Due to the weather conditions and increased capacity there will be no catering facilities onboard. At this time our phone lines are extremely busy -if your telephone enquiry does not relate to travel over the next 3 days we kindly ask that you call back at a later time Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Gry Maritha- Update, Friday 21st August 2020

Following our last customer notice on Wednesday 19th August, we would like to inform you that the Gry Maritha is still scheduled to leave Penzance at 18:00hrs tonight. (Friday 21st August) This is a very tentative plan and is very much weather dependant. We will keep you updated throughout the day. Currently, the Gry is scheduled to arrive in Scilly at approximately 23:00 tonight and will start to discharge freight at 05:00 Saturday morning. (Saturday 22nd August) For all your freight needs and enquiries please call St. Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230 or Penzance Freight office on 01736 334249/ 334236 Updates will follow.

GRY MARITHA- CANCELLED SAILING, WEDNESDAY 19TH AUGUST 2020

Due to the forecast Storm force 10 winds and the 6-meter swell, todays Gry Maritha sailing has been cancelled. We are currently keeping a close watch on the weather and subject to the forecast, our current intention is to depart on Friday night (21st August) with a discharge of freight on Saturday morning ( 22nd August) For all your freight needs and enquiries please call St. Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230 or Penzance Freight office on 01736 334249/ 334236 Updates will follow.

SCILLONIAN III PASSENGER FERRY- CANCELLED SAILINGS ON THURSDAY 20th AND FRIDAY 21st AUGUST

Due to the forecast Storm force 10 winds and the 6-meter swell, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st Scillonian III sailings have been cancelled for the safety and comfort of our passengers. Passengers who were due to travel on these sailings can either transfer to this afternoon’s sailing, Wednesday 19th August, and seats will be allocated on a first come first served basis due to limited capacity. The Scillonian III Passenger Ferry will depart at an earlier time today and will aim to leave St. Mary’s at 16.00 due to the deteriorating weather conditions; we ask all passengers due to travel today to check-in as early as possible. To assist this, we will be opening check-in from 14:30.  Please be aware that the ship will be returning to the Albert Pier in Penzance Alternatively, passengers can transfer to either Saturday or Sunday sailings and a member of our customer services team will be in touch to discuss your options. Please note - due to increased capacity, all sailings will be busy and due to the nature of our operations, social distancing between passengers and employees will not always be possible. We do require passengers to wear a face covering and remain seated for the entire journey. Due to the weather conditions and increased capacity there will be no catering facilities onboard. At this time our phone lines are extremely busy but please do contact our travel centres on 01736 334220 and a member will support you with further help and advice. If your telephone enquiry does not relate to travel over the next 3 days we kindly ask that you call back at a later time Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Scillonian III Weather Advisory – Thursday 20th, Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd August.

The Master of Scillonian III Passenger Ferry has issued a weather advisory for Thursday 20th, Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd August 2020 as the predicted sea conditions are likely to be uncomfortable and sailings may take longer than scheduled. We would advise day-trippers not to travel on these dates. Passengers wishing to transfer to an alternative date, without the need to pay an amendment fee, are advised to call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Weather Advisory – Wednesday 19th August 2020

The weather forecast for Wednesday 19th August 2020 is indicating the likelihood of heavy rain, poor visibility and strong gusty winds at Land’s End and St Mary’s Airports, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For Skybus passengers booked to travel on Wednesday, you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Change to Scillonian III Sailing Schedule – Saturday 15th August

Following a review of the planned double sailing on the 15th August, the Company has made a decision to consolidate this into a single sailing. This is to allow us to carry out our high levels of cleaning and sanitisation before each sailing and to facilitate the social distancing guidance at Penzance and St Mary’s Quays. Scillonian III will now depart Penzance at 09.15 and will return from St Mary’s at 15.30. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this change to our sailing schedule. For any enquiries please call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220. Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Thursday 23rd July 2020

The weather forecast for Thursday the 23rd of July 2020 is indicating the likelihood of mist, fog and low cloud with poor visibility at Land’s End and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For Skybus passengers booked to travel on Thursday, you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. For any enquiries please call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220. Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Change to Scillonian III Sailing Schedule – Saturday 1st August 2020

Change to Scillonian Sailing Schedule
SATURDAY 1st AUGUST 2020
Following a review of the planned double sailing on the 1st August, the Company has made a decision to consolidate this into a single sailing. This is to allow us to carry out our high levels of cleaning and sanitisation before each sailing and to facilitate the social distancing guidance at Penzance and St Mary’s Quays. Scillonian III will now depart Penzance at 09.15 and will return from St Mary’s at 15.30. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this change to our sailing schedule. For any enquiries please call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220. Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Skybus weather advisory – Thursday 9th July 2020

The weather forecast for Thursday the 9th of July 2020 is indicating the likelihood of mist or fog with poor visibility at Land’s End and St Mary’s Airports, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights.

At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For Skybus passengers booked to travel on Thursday, you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options.

If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220

Skybus Weather advisory for Wednesday 8th July 2020

The weather forecast for Wednesday the 8th of July 2020 is indicating the likelihood of mist, fog or low cloud with poor visibility at Land’s End and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For Skybus passengers booked to travel on Wednesday, you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Saturday 4th July 2020

Fog, low cloud and poor visibility are forecast for the whole of Saturday the 4th of July 2020, at Land’s End and St Mary’s Airports. Passengers booked to travel on Saturday who have not already been contacted by Skybus, should call Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options to transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Scillonian Weather Advisory

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2020 A weather advisory has been issued by the master for this date as it may be an uncomfortable journey and may also take longer than normal due to the forecasted sea conditions. Passengers may transfer to a sailing on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact our Travel Centre on 01736 334220 to discuss their options should they wish to change their date of travel only. Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Customer Freight Notice* Road works in Penzance week commencing Monday 8th June 2020

Cornwall Council are resurfacing the road surfaces in Albert Street and Market Jew Street in Penzance, between Monday 8th and Friday 12th June 2020 for essential road maintenance.
Please be aware that there will be traffic disruption during this time. We will endeavour to minimise disruption, and be accepting good as normal, but please expect some delays. If you have any booking enquiries, please call the Penzance Freight Office on 01736 334249.

Change to Gry Maritha Schedule Friday 22nd May 2020

Due to the current predicted sea conditions, the Gry Maritha will now be departing Penzance on Saturday 23rd May at 0400, arriving into St Mary’s Harbour at approximately 0915.
For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236
 

Customer Notice 11th May 2020 Freight Deliveries on Penzance Quay

After new government guidelines issued this week, more suppliers are opening each day. Please continue to follow the procedure below when ordering freight for Penzance quay.
  • All freight must be booked in with Penzance freight office prior to delivery.
  • Once freight is booked and confirmed, we request that suppliers fax / email shipping notes to the freight office, this will minimise the amount of contact our staff have with delivery drivers.
  • Once confirmed, deliveries will be given a specific date and time slot. If these delivery slots are not adhered to, we may refuse delivery. Please phone the freight office if you have any queries.
We thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time and for your assistance in providing a lifeline link to the islands. These measures are being kept in place to help with social distancing and to continue to help protect our front-line staff. Please keep these conditions in mind when placing all orders. freightadmin@islesofscilly-travel.co.uk Phone:           01736 334249 Fax:                01736 332917  

Freight Deliveries during the COVID-19 Pandemic – Penzance Quay

WEDNESDAY 1st APRIL 2020 During this time we are asking all our freight customers to order and ship essential items only. These measures have been put in place to protect our employees by minimising the amount of contact they have with delivery drivers and allows us to maintain the essential life-line link. With this in mind we have put in temporary restrictions to the way we accept freight on Penzance quay: Freight is strictly essential only. Please consider when ordering freight if your item is essential before contacting the freight office. Food, fertilisers, animal feed, essential household equipment (eg replacement fridge or freezer), essential farming equipment are all examples of essential freight We will still be receiving courier pallets as they sometimes contain medical supplies, Non-essential items may be refused, so please phone the freight office if you are unsure. All freight must be booked in with Penzance freight office prior to delivery. Once freight is booked and confirmed, we request that suppliers fax/email shipping notes to the freight office. All regular suppliers have received this information and are already following these rules. If you have any questions then please contact our freight office where we will be happy to discuss your requirements. We will continue to keep this guidance under review to ensure that supplies continues to reach the Islands. These measures are temporary and have been introduced to reduce the number of delivery interactions on Penzance Quay to protect our employees who are critical in maintaining the life-line link. We thank you for your understanding.  

Coronavirus Update

We are taking every precaution and implementing additional safety measures as a result of Coronavirus. For all the latest information please visit our dedicated page here: https://www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/coronavirus/

Isles of Scilly Steamship Group World Pilot Gig Championships- Update

Following the decision made by the World Pilot Gig Championship Committee, we are aware that the World Pilot Gig Championships 2020 has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19. Due to the volume of bookings for this event, Isles of Scilly Travel will be calling all passengers systematically to discuss booking options. PLEASE DO NOT call our travel centres or Skybus operations at this time if your booking relates to travel for the Gig Championships. We will aim to make contact with all those travelling to the event by 24th March 2020. The freight office will be contacting Gig clubs to arrange for the return and collection of all gigs. As you can appreciate, we have many passengers to contact and ask kindly that you follow the above instructions. We will be updating our website and social media feeds as further information becomes available, please keep an eye on islesofscilly-travel.co.uk or @IOSTravelUpdates

Freight calls – March 11th 2020

We are experiencing a high volume of freight deliveries and calls through our freight office at present. We understand that customers are trying to stock up before the Gry Maritha goes off for her maintenance period, but we would like to remind all customers that we will still be receiving freight over the next two weeks while the Scillonian continues this service.  We have warned that this may be a slightly reduced service but will endeavour to ship as much freight as possible, with as little disruption as we can. Unfortunately, our freight administrator team have been short-staffed this week. We apologise if there have been delays in returning calls. We should be back up to full staffing by Monday 16th March. Thank you for your understanding.

Customer Notice: Gry Maritha, Thursday 12th March 2020

Due to the predicted swell on St Marys, the harbour authority has decided to close St. Mary's quay between 04:30 & 08:30 on Thursday 12th March. Due to this closure, the Gry Maritha will be docking at a later time of 08:30 which will delay the discharge of freight. Our teams will do their utmost to unload and turn the ship around as quickly as possible. We aim to leave St. Mary's quay at approximately 14:30 with an estimated arrival time back into  Penzance at 19:00 on Thursday. For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236.  

Skybus Weather Advisory – Tuesday 10th March 2020

The weather forecast for Tuesday the 10th of March 2020 is indicating the likelihood of low cloud and reduced visibility at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For passengers booked to travel on Tuesday, you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Afternoon of 7th March 2020

The weather forecast for Saturday 7th March 2020 is indicating the likelihood of strong, gusty, south-westerly winds at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights in the afternoon. At this time, no flights have been cancelled.  For those passengers booked to travel on Saturday afternoon you may transfer to a flight earlier in the day or to a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Saturday 29th February

The weather forecast for Saturday the 29th of February 2020 is indicating the likelihood of a strong to gale force wind at St Mary’s, Land’s End and Newquay Airports, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time no flights have been cancelled. For passengers booked to travel on Saturday you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Seats are available on flights operating on Monday the 2nd of March 2020. You are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss your options. If you have any other enquiries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220. Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Skybus Weather Advisory – 28th February 2020

The weather forecast for Friday the 28th of February 2020 is indicating the likelihood of strong crosswind at St Mary’s Airport as well as low cloud and reduced visibility at Land’s End and Newquay Airports; which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For passengers that are booked to travel on Friday 28th February, you may transfer to a flight on a different date without paying an amendment fee, where space allows. For further information or to make changes to your booking, please contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss your options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website.

Customer Notice – Gry Maritha scheduled sailing Friday 28th February 2020

Due to the current weather forecast, the scheduled Gry Maritha sailing for Friday 28th February will now leave Penzance at the earlier time of 08:30. The Gry will arrive at St. Mary’s at approximately 13:30 and will discharge freight on arrival to return to Penzance as soon as possible. Aiming to be back in Penzance around 20:00 Friday evening. We ask all suppliers with perishable freight booked for Fridays sailing to deliver your freight items to Penzance quay on Thursday 27th February to be processed and loaded before 14:30. Due to the short notice, we will have limited time to check freight in, so please make sure all freight is booked in with our freight office. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Friday 21st February

The weather forecast for Friday the 21st of February 2020 is indicating the likelihood of a very strong to gale force crosswind at St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. At this time, no flights have been cancelled. For Skybus passengers booked to travel on Friday, you may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee and where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Gry Maritha – MONDAY 17TH FEBRUARY 2020

Based on the current weather forecasts for next week, the Gry Maritha will load as normal on Monday 17th February. However, we do not expect to depart Penzance Harbour until Tuesday 18th at the earliest. At this time we cannot commit to a time. Updates will follow on Monday 17th February. For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Friday 14th & Saturday 15th February

The weather forecast for Friday 14th and Saturday 15th February 2020 is indicating the likelihood of strong cross winds, heavy rain and reduced visibility at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Friday or Saturday may transfer to a flight on a different date, without paying an amendment fee, where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220

Gry Maritha Update: Friday 14th February 2020

Due to the current weather forecast, Gry Maritha is planning to sail at the earlier time of 9 am on Friday 14th February 2020. This will allow the ship to get to St. Mary’s, discharge freight and return to Penzance before the forecasted storm arrives. We are advising customers and suppliers to bring forward any perishable freight booked for Fridays sailing and deliver your freight items to Penzance quay between 10 am and 1 pm on Thursday 13th February. Gry Maritha is aiming to arrive to St. Mary’s at approximately 2 pm on Friday and will return to Penzance later that day (14th). For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Thursday 13th February

The weather forecast for Thursday 13th February 2020 indicates the likelihood of strong, gusty winds at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights, particularly in the morning. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Thursday may transfer to a flight on a different date without the need to pay an amendment fee, where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. We are also monitoring the weather for Friday 14th February and Saturday 15th February 2020. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220

Skybus weather disruption update

The weather forecast from Thursday 13th February onwards is indicating the likelihood of continuing, strong to gale force winds which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. We will continue to monitor the weather forecast on a daily basis and will issue weather advisories. For passenger bookings please ring our travel centre  01736 334220 or Skybus Operations for weather enquiries on 01736 785233.

Gry Maritha Update – Tuesday 11th February

After reviewing the weather forecast we are unfortunately unable to sail as previously planned on Tuesday 11th February due to poor weather conditions. The Gry Maritha will now aim to depart Penzance on Wednesday (12th) at approximately 7am, arriving into St. Mary’s around midday. We will continue to load freight as normal today and will be able to accept more freight tomorrow, Tuesday 11th February. This must be booked in with Penzance freight office. Unfortunately, the scheduled freight sailing for Wednesday 12th February has now been cancelled. We will continue to monitor the weather forecast for the rest of the week and if possible we will run an additional sailing later this week. For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236

Gry Maritha Update – Monday 10th February

Due to the current weather forecast of storm force winds, the Gry Maritha scheduled sailing for Monday 10th February has been delayed. We will aim to depart Penzance on Tuesday (11th) morning at 6am. The Gry will be loaded as normal on Monday (10th). It is anticipated she will arrive into St Mary’s at 2pm on Tuesday (11th); upon arrival all freight will be discharged and loaded for a quick turnaround. Arriving back in Penzance around 7am on Wednesday (12th). We will continue to monitor the forecast for the rest of the week and will update you if other changes to the schedule are needed. For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236

Skybus Weather Advisory – 10th February 2020

The weather forecast for Monday the 10th of February 2020 is indicating the likelihood of very strong to gale force wind at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Monday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 Please keep an eye out for updates via email, our text alerts and on our Twitter travel updates page and website

Gry Maritha Customer Notice – potential disruption for week commencing 10/02/2020

The current weather forecast for the week commencing 10/02/2020  is showing the likelihood of disruption to the Gry Maritha sailing schedule. With this in mind, we are advising customers to bring forward any freight supplies to this week’s sailings, where possible. The forecast is constantly changing and whilst it’s too early to say at this stage, please expect some delays from Monday onwards. We will continue to monitor the forecast and will advise as appropriate later this week. For all your freight needs and enquiries please call: St. Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office: 01736 334249 / 334236

Reminder: Schedule maintenance programme for Gry Maritha & Lyonesse Lady 2020

The Gry Maritha and the Lyonesse Lady will be coming out of service on Sunday 15th March for their routine maintenance program.  We wanted to give you as much notice as possible, so that you can prepare for the 14 days that both vessels will be out of scheduled service. We do not anticipate any major problems as both vessels have undergone regular routine maintenance throughout the season. During this time the Scillonian III will be carrying all freight to and from the Islands and the Swift Lady will be providing the service to the Off-Islands. Please keep this in mind when placing orders during this period as we will have some restrictions on freight. The Swift Lady will only carry small items and minimum quantities during this time. Please note that bulk orders and large items cannot be carried. No single item can be in excess of 25kg. If you have any emergency requests for freight during this time or have any questions, please contact St Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230 We are planning for both vessels to return to scheduled service around the 30th March. We appreciate your patience during this time and should you have any questions, please contact us at Penzance Quay on 01736 334236 or St Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230.

Customer Notice: 2020 Schedule maintenance programme for Gry Maritha and Lyonesse Lady

The Gry Maritha and the Lyonesse Lady will be coming out of service on Sunday 15th March for their routine maintenance program.  We wanted to give you as much notice as possible, so that you can prepare for the 14 days that both vessels will be out of scheduled service. We do not anticipate any major problems as both vessels have undergone regular routine maintenance throughout the season. During this time the Scillonian III will be carrying all freight to and from the Islands and the Swift Lady will be providing the service to the Off-Islands. Please keep this in mind when placing orders during this period as we will have some restrictions on freight. The Swift Lady will only carry small items and minimum quantities during this time. Please note that bulk orders and large items cannot be carried. No single item can be in excess of 25kg. If you have any emergency requests for freight during this time or have any questions, please contact St Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230. We are planning for both vessels to return to scheduled service around the 30th March. We appreciate your patience during this time and should you have any questions, please contact us at Penzance Quay on 01736 334236 or St Mary’s Quay on 01720 424230.  

St. Mary’s Travel Centre: New Opening Times

From 18th March 2019 our St. Mary’s Travel Centre will close just before check-in opens for Scillonian III.  For 16:30 sailings the office will be open from 8am to 3pm. Opening times will vary on dates where we have special sailings, where the office will close 90 minutes before the Scillonian’s scheduled departure time. You can make bookings and find answers to the most frequently asked questions on our website at: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk