A fishing vessel was overturned by the tide and broke free from its moor, blocking The Hard this morning.
Ferry services were disrupted after the floating boat was left blocking the front of the pontoon.
Boats in the harbour had been trying to manoeuvre the vessel out of the way and it was finally cleared this afternoon after a joint effort from Wightlink and the Harbour Master.
More top news
Friday morning's forecast for the west of the region
Friday morning's forecast for the east of the region
Surrey Heath MP Michael Gove has confirmed he will stand for leadership of the Conservative party - taking on Maidenhead MP Theresa May