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Captain Ted Funnel - Company Mascot

Fun For Kids

A warm welcome for our smallest passengers

Family-friendly fun

For children, the idea of an adventure at sea is exciting and at Red Funnel, we offer a variety of ways to give your children the ultimate 'at sea' experience including Bridge Visits, meet and greets with our very own mascot, Captain Ted Funnel and free WiFi for teenagers!

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Bridge Visits

During crossings on our vehicle ferries, kids can occasionally visit the bridge and “steer the ship” – please ask at the Onboard Services Office on B Deck for availability. 

Captain Ted Funnel - Company Mascot

Meet Captain Ted Funnel

Our mascot Captain Ted Funnel visits our vessels from time to time, so keep your eyes peeled! 

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Free Wi-Fi

Free, fast onboard Wi-Fi is available on our entire fleet to keep teens connected and happy. 

Gift Shop

Browse for Red Funnel-branded gifts and Isle of Wight souvenirs. 

Signature Lounge

Upgrade your ticket to unwind in an exclusive setting.

On-Board Facilities

Making each Solent crossing convenient and comfortable.