The Bristol Channel Branch covers the whole of the Bristol Channel. The membership, of about 400, is drawn from the South and West Midlands, South Wales and the West Country.
Join the PSPS today and enjoy the many benefits of the Society by clicking here. If you have any questions about the Bristol Channel Branch please feel free to contact the Branch Secretary below.
- Branch Secretary: John Spears, 84 Heath Park Drive, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 3QL
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Progress towards Waverley's return to service has visibly taken a major step forward with the removal of both her funnels.
On Tuesday 14th January Waverley was towed from her berth in Glasgow downriver to Dales Marine Services shipyard in Greenock in preparation for her £2.3 million boiler refit.
A look back to Waverley's re-boilering in 2000 to consider what is to come in 2020.
Hamish is now settling in to his new home having raised £251 towards the Waverley Boiler Refit Appeal.
The fundraising appeal to save Waverley has reached its £2.3 million target after just seven months.
Paddle Steamer Waverley is now registered for both Amazon Smile and Easyfundraising. So whilst you shop online you can also raise money for Waverley.
A progress update from Waverley Excursions Ltd. on the manufacture of Waverley's two new boilers.
PSPS members can take advantage of exclusive multiple cruise discounts by purchasing Sailing Passes and/or Go Anywhere Vouchers for Waverley's 2020 season.
Hamish, a much-travelled Waverley supporter and genuine Steiff bear, has offered himself for auction to raise funds for the Waverley Boiler Appeal.
Rotate, zoom and view a 3D model of Waverley's original 1947 boiler.
The Waverley Boiler Refit Appeal is within £100,000 of the appeal target of £2.3m.
Captain Kuno Stein, who will be known to many PSPS members, has retired as a Lake Lucerne paddle steamer captain.
Over 60 members attended our Annual General Meeting in Southampton on the very wet Saturday afternoon of 26 October.
Waverley's Boiler Refit Appeal has now raised over £2 million.
The Scottish Government have announced £1m funding for Waverley.
- Mar 21 Saturday“A Challenging Year with Waverley” – Paul SempleMV Balmoral, The Mardyke WharfBristolPaul Semple shares his experience of the past year as General Manager of Waverley. Note: MV Balmoral is likely to be berthed at The Mardyke Wharf rather than M Shed. Click through for more information.
- Apr 25 SaturdayBranch AGM followed by “PSPS Archive Film Show” – Richard TurnerCardiff Holiday InnCardiffRichard Turner will entertain us with a selection of archive films from the PSPS Collection including new material which has come to light over the past year. Not to be missed.