FERRY
companies are hoping to cash-in on the independent travel trend with the launch
of a joint website promoting sail-drive holidays.

The
venture – www.sailanddrive.com -includes details about the different operators’
routes and includes price comparisons with low-cost airlines.

The
ferry companies involved are Brittany Ferries, DFDS Seaways, Hoverspeed, Irish
Ferries, P&O Ferries, P&O Irish Ferries, SeaCat, SeaFrance and Stena
Line