Douglas McGowan MBE

Warmest congratulations to PSPS Vice President Douglas McGowan on the award of an MBE in the New Year's Honours List 'for services to PS Waverley and to charity.

Minutes of the 2016 National AGM

Minutes of the 29th Annual General Meeting of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society held at 14:00 on 19th November 2016 on board PS Maid of the Loch at Balloch.

Society News

Brief update on the Annual General Meeting held aboard P.S. Maid of the Loch on 19th November.

Compton Castle Engine Move

The engine from Kingswear Castle’s sister Compton Castle has been moved from Blackgang Chine on the Isle of Wight to Kingswear for eventual display.

All 2016 Waverley Timetables Published

The final section covering the Irish Sea was approved by the port authorities in mid-March and the whole season's timetable may now be downloaded from the Waverley Excursions web site.

PS Kingswear Castle in 2016

The Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company has published the 2016 timetable for the coal-fired paddle steamer Kingswear Castle, owned by the Society.

Waverley Ruby Anniversary Appeal Result

Altogether £33,700 has been raised for essential repairs to Paddle Steamer Waverley. To mark the 4oth anniversary of the paddler's first voyage in her preservation era in 1975, the Society decided to launch an special appeal to fund some essential repairs to the steamer. *Two New Masts The mainmast is now due to be replaced during the 2016 dry...

Clipper’s Christmas Cruise

The branch's festive cruise to the Kyle of Bute and Tighnabruaich on MV Clyde Clipper proved to be an enjoyable day despite the 24 mph south easterly.

Shop at Amazon and Help the PSPS

Shop using Amazon and help your Society and our paddle steamers. It will not cost you any more and Amazon will pay the Society a small commission on everything you buy.

Minutes of the 2015 National AGM

Minutes of the 28th Annual General Meeting of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society held on 24th October 2015 at The Royal Dart Yacht Club, Kingswear.

Results of 2015 Grand Draw

The draw was made at the Society's Annual General Meeting at Kingswear on 24 October 2015 by the Society's President and Founder, Professor Alan Robinson.

New Reasons to Join

Waverley Excursions Ltd. has kindly offered concessions for Waverley sailings to PSPS members. Read more here.