Waverley made her triumphant return to service in August 2020 following her boiler refit. However Waverley is now critically short of funds to survive this winter. Without further support she can’t return to service in 2021. We are therefore asking for your help by donating to Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal.

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Links to Kindred Bodies


The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society maintains links with a variety of kindred bodies.

Our Associated Bodies are Waverley Steam Navigation Co. Limited, Waverley Excursions Limited and Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust.

Our Allied Bodies are Loch Lomond Steam Company (charitable owners of PS Maid of the Loch) and MV Balmoral Fund Limited.

We are Corporate Members of the Medway Queen Preservation Society, the National Piers Society, the Maritime Heritage Trust and the National Transport Trust.

We have significant shareholdings in our Associated Bodies.

We share common aims and maintain close links with our Allied Bodies.

We support the aims of the bodies in which we maintain Corporate Membership.