Kingswear Castle returned to service Monday 6th July 2020 running harbour cruises from Dartmouth.
On Friday 3rd July a surveyor was aboard to test Kingswear Castle’s two boiler safety valves.
Kingswear Castle is set to return to service on Monday 6th July taking the 12 noon harbour cruise from Dartmouth.
One down, one to go. The aft funnel is refitted as work to complete Waverley’s boiler refit accelerates.
Support the Maid of the Loch by taking a virtual cruise of the full length of Loch Lomond.
45 years ago this weekend Waverley was in the midst of her first weekend in operation under Waverley Steam Navigation.
Bill Prynne, who died aged 94 on Saturday 11th April, was PSPS Chairman for two stints, firstly for part of 1963 and then again from 1967 to 1976.
The Council of Management appointed John Allen to be the Society’s National Chairman on 28 March.
A further update from the DSRRB Company, which runs Kingswear Castle on our behalf, in relation to coronavirus.
Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company’s statement relating to coronavirus.
Paddle steamer enthusiasts may be interested in reading about and supporting the ongoing restoration of PS Curlip II in Australia.
It is not just Waverley that is receiving some off-season TLC, the Waverley Excursions website has received a fresh new look.
Progress towards Waverley’s return to service has visibly taken a major step forward with the removal of both her funnels.
The PSPS Scottish Branch has made a £2,000 contribution towards the cost of refurbishing Maid of the Loch’s forward dining saloon.
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.