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Firecrest Steams Again

PS Firecrest sailing again following restoration.


On Easter Sunday, 4th April 2021, Paddle Steamer Firecrest had her first proper paddle down the water in over 42 years.

Kingswear Castle Update

Kingswear Castle on the slipway at Old Mill Creek, March 2021.John Megoran


Kingswear Castle up on the slipway getting ready for the 2021 season.

Waverley’s 2020 Re-Boilering – New Videos

The new starboard boiler being lifted aboard Waverley.


Following on from the recent Waverley 1981 re-boilering article, two short videos of the 2020 re-boilering have been released featuring previously unseen still images and footage.

Captain Hans-Peter Mosimann

Lake Lucerne Paddle Steamer Captain Hans-Peter Mosimann with mask 11th October 2020.Markus Frohlich


Lake Lucerne Paddle Steamer Captain Hans-Peter Mosimann has retired.

Paddle Steamer Comet Replica

Comet replica steaming past the entrance to the Kingston Dock, Glasgow in 1962.Bobby Sinclair


During the PSPS AGM on Saturday 24th October, a brief discussion was held on the condition of the Paddle Steamer Comet replica displayed at Port Glasgow.

Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal


Waverley is now critically short of funds. Without further support she can’t return to service in 2021. We are therefore asking for your help by donating to the COVID-19 Relief Appeal.

Waverley Returns to Glasgow

Waverley passing Greenock.Ian Moffat


On Wednesday 9th September Waverley sailed from Brodick back to Glasgow Science Centre for her winter lay-up.

Waverley Major Incident at Brodick

Waverley sails past Brodick Castle in 2017.Allan Smith


On Thursday 3rd September 2020 Waverley’s bow made heavy contact with Brodick Pier resulting in 17 passengers being injured.

Waverley’s First Cruise in 2020


Waverley was able to undertake her first cruise since October 2018 on Saturday 22 August 2020. This took her from Glasgow to Loch Long and Loch Goil, calling at Blairmore.

Waverley Back Home

Waverley approach her berth at Glasgow Science Centre.


Waverley returned to her home berth at Pacific Quay in Glasgow.

Waverley Paddles Again!

Waverley departs Custom House Quay for a full day of sea trials.Allan Smith


Waverley moves under her own power for the first time since her boiler refit.

Take a Trip on Kingswear Castle

KC Leaving at Dartmouth 6th July 2020.


Kingswear Castle is now running harbour cruises from Dartmouth every day except Fridays at 12 noon, 1.30pm & 3pm.

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