WIGHTLINK have cancelled sailings this afternoon (Thursday) on the Yarmouth to Lymington route.

Engineers need to replace a fuel injector in one of the engines on board the Wight Sun ferry, a Wightlink spokesperson said.

In order to complete the work, the ferry operator has cancelled the 12 noon sailing from Lymington and the 1.05pm sailing from Yarmouth.

UPDATED: Another sailing has been cancelled while the work is carried out — the 11.05am from Yarmouth. The 10am sailing from Lymington was also cancelled.