History of Ryde Pier
At over 200 years old, Ryde Pier is the oldest in the UK. Opened on 26 July 1814 and extends half-a-mile into the Solent.
Ryde hovercraft naming.
On 11th July 2016 two new passenger hovercraft were named by Olympic gold medallist sailor Sir Ben Ainslie, who lives on the Isle of Wight.