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Senior crew say Manxman has faired well during first TT

Passengers speak to Manx Radio on board

Senior crew of Steam Packet ship Manxman say carrying larger loads during the TT has gone well.

It's the first TT since she was brought into action in August 2023.

Between the Wednesday before Practice Week and Friday of Race Week, 37,808 people travelled to the Island on Manxman and Manannan.

Manxman can carry up to 948 passengers, 300 more than Ben-my-Chree.

Captain Byron Whalley and Chief officer Ben Hopkins spoke to Manx Radio's William King:

The new ship cost the Steam Packet Company, which is owned by the Isle of Man Government, £80 million.

Manx Radio spoke to these passengers on board during Race Week:

Hear the interview in full here:

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