Scillonian III Weather Advisory For Saturday 21st October & Update On Onboard Chiller

The Scillonian III alongside the quay in Penzance. 

The Scillonian III alongside the quay in Penzance. 

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company have issued a weather advisory for Saturday's Scillonian III sailings to and from the Isles of Scilly due to weather. It was also announced today that the vessel's onboard chiller will not be in operation for the remaining 12 scheduled sailings of the year.

Over the last few days the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company have been monitoring the weather forecast for Saturday’s Scillonian III Sailing. Although the forecast is still changeable, there are likely to be strong winds and large swells on Saturday.

As a result, the journey could be uncomfortable and there is also the possibility of disruption to the Scillonian sailing.

Although no sailings have been cancelled at this time, If you're booked to travel on the Scillonian III on Saturday you may transfer to a sailing on a different date free of charge and where space allows. You're advised to contact the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 to discuss your options.

It was also announced today that the Scillonian III's onboard chiller will no longer be in operation for the remaining 12 scheduled sailings of the year.

All chilled freight items will be shipped on the Gry Maritha. To book chilled items please call the freight office on St Mary’s Quay on  01720 424230 or the Penzance Freight Office on 01736 334249. 

You can find the most recent travel updates from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company on their travel update feed on twitter @IOSTravelupdate and online at www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/travel-updates.

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.