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Ellan Vannin Line boss researches TT audience

The head of a Manx company which hopes to set up a ferry company to compete with the Steam Packet says TT is the perfect time to ask what people want.

Captain Kurt Buchholz says he hopes to have the Ellan Vannin Line up and running by TT next year, bringing bikers to the festival.

But he says one of the tasks he’s set himself over this year’s festival is to find out exactly what visitors and locals alike think of the idea.

So far, he says, he’s had nothing but positive responses:

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