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 and Bestival, 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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For Rob Da Bank’s Bestival in September, we blast our Speed Boats across the Solent, delivering you to East Cowes in ‘Rock Star Style’. From here it’s a just a short bus ride to Robin Hill Country Park.

Don't take our word for it; take a look at the testimonials below and read about the experiences of previous clients.

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Testimonials Read about past experiences

  • Hello, Just some feedback for you on our experience getting to and from the isle of wight fest! The boat trip was absolutely amazing! By far the highlight of the festival for me... And honestly a life saver getting back! No hassle and great fun. Thanks so much! Would def recommend you to anyone looking for a fun fast easy trip to and from the fest! Xxx

    Tara Moore - IOW Festival 2012

  • 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

  • Hi Russell ,
    Fab service in all respects ,exhilarating to say the least and even the girls who thought they were catching the ferry enjoyed it immensely , only way to travel .See you next year .
    Robert Dickson

    Robert Dickson IOW Festival 2014

  • Great service and value for money especially when considering how much easier it made the journey compared to getting a ferry!

    Kind Regards,
    Adam Creighton

    Adam Creighton IOW Festival 2015


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