Work to rebuild Kingswear Castle’s engine with the repaired cylinder is taking longer than expected and her return to service will not be until approximately week commencing 19 June.
Waverley has now returned to Glasgow following her annual dry docking and survey at Garvel Dry Dock in Greenock.
PSPS Vice President Douglas McGowan describes in his own words his visit to Buckingham Palace to receive his MBE.
A tiny crack previously repaired on the casting of Kingswear Castle's low pressure cylinder re-appeared last season. It was decided to start on a rebuild of KC's engine.
Waverley Excursions have announced the 2017 timetables for Scotland (Spring & Western Isles), Liverpool & Llandudno, South Coast and the Thames.
The Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company has just published the 2017 timetable for the Society's coal-fired river paddler, Kingswear Castle.
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 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.
Brief update on the Annual General Meeting held aboard P.S. Maid of the Loch on 19th November.
The Clyde River Steamer Club's website features an article by Robin Copland who was astonished by the richness of the 'Kingswear Castle experience'.
Once again Graham Shankland, Finance Director and accountant to Waverley Steam Navigation and Waverley Excursions Ltd, has prepared a summary financial statement for the last financial year.
John Megoran, skipper of Kingswear Castle for 27 years, needs no introduction to PSPS members. His new book 'British Paddle Steamers: The Heyday of Excursions and Day Trips' is published today.
John Megoran, Captain of the P.S. Kingswear Castle for 27 years, has submitted a few pictures of the Daniel Adamson, which he took back in May whilst in Liverpool.
A new guidebook for Waverley's Clyde sailings has been produced by the PSPS Scottish Branch. It Is now available for sale on the ship or by post.
With 2015/16 winter maintenance almost complete, Waverley left the Garvel dry dock at Greenock on 10th May.
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.
The PSPS (Scottish Branch) annual charter of Waverley will offer an evening cruise round Bute from Tighnabruaich, Largs and Millport (Keppel Pier) - a cruise which has never been offered before!
At a ceremony at Kingswear on 14 April, a Certificate conferring Honorary Membership of the Society to the Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company was presented.
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.
The Society is delighted to announce that it has recently acquired a large and significant collection of steamer postcards and photographs.
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 Excursions Ltd. has once again kindly offered the following concessions to PSPS members for Waverley sailings during the 2016 season.
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.
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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.
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.