IOW Rib Transfer

ArRive In Style

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

  • Hi Russell
    The only way to travel to the Festival!
    Had to slum it on the Red Jet home :(
    Thanks for ordering such fabulous weather for the crossing.

    Victoria Lambert IOW Festival 2014

  • Great service, super flexible and helpful with all my queries, exactly what you need in manic festival times!

    Ayla Spicer IOW Festival 2014

  • Russ,
    Didn't realise how good a decision I had made to use yourselves until I saw the queues on the Monday morning for the buses and especially the river taxis!
    It was the perfect way to travel!!

    Alex Lenthall IOW Festival 2015

  • Hello
    Speedboat was excellent, makes the beginning of the festival so much more exciting! Have used you for the last two years and will see you again next year!
    Ben Oakley

    Benjamin Oakley IOW Festival 2014


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