RED Funnel has cancelled several car ferry sailings tonight (Thursday).

The 6.30pm and 9.45pm sailings from East Cowes, and the 8.15pm sailing from Southampton, have been cancelled due to a technical issue.

Red Funnel said: "We apologise for the inconvenience caused to your journey."

UPDATE 6.40pm: Red Funnel has announced further delays with the Red Jet services from Southampton to Cowes delayed by 10-15 minutes.

Red Funnel tweeted: "Red Jet XX15 from Southampton and XX45 from Cowes delayed by 10-15 mins due to a technical issue.

"We apologise for the inconvenience caused to your journey."

UPDATE 7pm: Red Funnel has now announced that they have cancelled as many as 11 vehicle ferry crossings tomorrow (Friday).

Red Funnel tweeted: "Vehicle Ferry 05:00, 08:00, 11:00, 14:00, 17:00, 20:15 from Southampton and 06:30, 09:30, 12:30, 15:30, 18:30, 21:45 from Cowes tomorrow 11th October cancelled due to technical issue.

"We apologise for any inconvenience to your journey."

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