IOW Rib Transfer

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Brought to you by Urban Truant

The fastest way to the Isle of Wight Across the Solent in 15 minutes!

AboutThe Quickest Way to the Isle of Wight

Urban Truant offer the only 'on demand' water-based taxi service covering the Solent area.

As the official supplier of RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats - speed boats!) to the Isle of Wight Festival and Bestival, we run a hassle-free scheduled service to transport you directly to the festival sites. For an exhilarating transfer to and from the Isle of Wight Festival, avoiding the queues and delays, Urban Truant offer the quickest way to get you to your amazing weekend.


For the IOW Festival we speed across the Solent and then cruise along the river Medina all the way to Island Harbour where you will be disembark for the short 5 minute walk to Seaclose park, the home of the IOW Festival. NO Queues – NO Hassle – NO Brainer.

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Testimonials Read about past experiences

  • A highlight of the festival weekend
    And top value all as well

    Nick Mason IOW Festival 2014

  • What a great way to start and end a brilliant but soggy weekend .Fantastic service to and from the festival site. Please, please, please let us know when you are taking bookings for next year as the 4 of us would like to use you again for next years festival. Look forward to hearing from you soon. Kate 

    Kate Moores - IOW Festival 2012

  • Hi Russell,
    It was great! Good fun and staff were welcoming and helpful. 
    Great way to get to the IOW festival, definitely adds an extra memory to the weekend. 

    I'd definitely use your service again.

    Kael Matthews IOW Festival 2014

  • Hi Russell,

    Just a quick note to say thanks for the IOW boat transfers over the weekend. The boats where great fun and our skipper was top, i would recommend it to any and everyone as the best and only way to go to the festival. If we go next year i will be looking you up again.

    Ian Cadman - IOW Festival 2011


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