Red Funnel cancels two sailings to investigate earlier collision

After the Red Eagle was involved in a collision with a small yacht, Red Funnel has cancelled some sailings.

The 10am and 11.30am sailing from East Cowes have been cancelled to allow for an investigation to be completed as to what happened in the foggy conditions at around 5.30am on Thursday morning (September 27).

A spokesman for Red Funnel said: “Further to the previous statement referring to the minor incident involving Red Eagle this morning in Cowes, Red Funnel has cancelled the 10.00am vehicle ferry sailing from Southampton and 11.30am sailing from East Cowes to enable the investigation to be completed.”

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