People heading between Penzance and the Isle of Scilly over the Easter weekend will sail under different departure times to the usual schedule.
The Scillonian III goes between Penzance and St Mary's Harbour, but spring tides has altered the sailings as follows:
- Thursday 24 March - departs Penzance 09:45 (check-in closes 09:15)
- Friday 25th March - departs Penzance 08:30 (check-in closes 08:00)
- Saturday 26th March - departs Penzance 10:00 (check-in closes 09:30)
Return sailings from St Mary's are at 16:30 on each date (check-in closes 1600).
There's new hope tonight for people on the Isles of Scilly after a pledge of a £3.5m investment into its transport links.
The Scillonian passenger ferry is nearing the end of a major refit and a new runway is to be built at Land's End airport which has been closed for most of the past two months because of flooding.
Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports:
There's new hope for islanders on the Scillies after a three and a half million pound investment into its transport links.
The Scillonian passenger ferry is nearing the end of a major refit and a new runway is to be built at Land's End airport which has been closed for most of the past two months due to waterlogged surfaces.
Isles of Scilly passenger ship Scillonian III is set to leave Penzance Dry Dock after a £2 million programme of refurbishments and winter maintenance.
The Scillonian III, which provides a vital link between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly, will leave Dry Dock on Monday (11 February) to undergo sea trials ahead of the 2013 sailing season beginning in March.
As part of a multi-million investment upgrades carried out include new flooring, new lighting, audio visual screens and new catering facilities.
Facilities for disabled passengers have been improved, with a new passenger lift installed that will give wheelchair users direct access to the main deck.
On the ferries, both sailings today on the Scillonian between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly have been cancelled because of the bad weather.