Tag: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

Isle of Man to be showcased at Tour de France Grand Départ

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is teaming up with Isle of Man Stamps & Coins and the Department of Economic Development to help showcase the Island at the Grand Départ of the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire this weekend. On Saturday 5th July the world’s leading cyclists, including Manx sporting legend and […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports visit by Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports visit by Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is delighted to be supporting a rare opportunity to hear the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines perform in the Island. The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Collingwood will perform a summer concert at Castle Rushen High School on July 2nd, and there will also be a […]

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Action-packed Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races anticipated

Action-packed Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races anticipated

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Excitement is growing ahead of the 2014 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races. The Company is proud to be headline sponsor of the ever-popular races at the Billown course for the 15th year in a row, and the 2014 ‘friendly races’ look set to be absolute thrillers. Running from July […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports Douglas Carnival ‘Best Float’ prize

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports Douglas Carnival ‘Best Float’ prize

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel Ben-my-Chree will help mark the revival of the Douglas Carnival, it has been confirmed. The vessel will sound its horn at 6.30pm on July 19th to mark the return of the popular festivities to the town. Douglas Carnival is making a comeback after more than 15 years away, […]

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Tickets On Sale for Ben-My-Chree Round-The-Island Sunset Cruise

Tickets On Sale for Ben-My-Chree Round-The-Island Sunset Cruise

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s Ben-my-Chree round-the-Island sunset cruise will take place on Saturday, June 28th. The Ben-my-Chree will depart Douglas at 1900 for a trip of around 4 hours and tickets are now on sale, priced at £26 for adults and £16 for children, including a main meal, non-alcoholic drink and ice cream. The bar will not […]

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Manannan operating on reduced power after damage caused by fishing gear

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manannan will be operating on slightly reduced power for the remainder of the TT period after ingesting discarded fishing gear which has damaged a shaft bearing on one of her four engines. With the damaged engine operating at reduced power, there may be some slight delays to departure/arrival times as a result of longer crossing […]

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Final ferry statistics reveal busiest TT since 2007

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Final ferry passenger figures for TT2014 show a significant increase of 7.5% in the number of motorcycles that visited the Island, making it the busiest festival since the Centenary TT in 2007. Statistics from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company reveal it will have carried 12,050 motorbikes and 36,800 passengers to the Island between […]

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Ride-On Motortours and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Celebrate Long Relationship

Ride-On Motortours and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Celebrate Long Relationship

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and leading TT tour organiser Ride-on MotorTours have celebrated working together on 15 tours bringing motorcycle race fans to the home of road racing. Rob and Dafne de Jong of Ride-on MotorTours have quite a story to tell about the Isle of Man, the TT and the Manx […]

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Steam Packet in buoyant mood for Douglas Carnival

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is to sponsor the Best Float category in the Douglas Carnival. This will see the winner come away with a £500 cash prize, runner-up with £300 and third place with £200. In addition the Steam Packet’s Ben-my -Chree will sound its horn at 6.30pm on Saturday July 19th […]

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Steam Packet Company continues Marshals’ discount scheme for 2014

Steam Packet Company continues Marshals’ discount scheme for 2014

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Marshals who attend both the TT and Festival of Motorcycling during 2014 will again have their ferry travel discounted by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. The discount scheme was introduced in 2008 to support the Isle of Man TT Marshals’ Association and encourage more marshals to volunteer for both motorcycling events. In addition […]

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