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.
The aroma of steam and hot oil is once again to be savoured by all who go aboard the last paddle steamer built in Scotland.
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.
The Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust has made a donation to the PSPS for the Waverley Boiler Refit Appeal.
The trailer for the new DVD marking 60 years of the Society that saved the last of Britain’s paddle steamers.
To commemorate the Society’s Diamond Anniversary, two new publications have been crafted to tell our story, a hardback book and a DVD.
It is with deep regret that we announce the peaceful death of our Founder and President, Professor Alan Robinson on 29 August 2019, aged 99 years.
On Thursday 1st August 2019 the PSPS Scottish Branch were honoured at a Civic Reception in Glasgow City Chambers hosted by The Rt Hon The Lord Provost Councillor Eva Bolander.
Over £1,600 was raised for Waverley’s Boiler Refit Appeal on the Solent Scene cruise.
Waverley Excursions today issued a press release confirming that two new boilers have been ordered for Waverley however there is still much to do.
On 22 June 2019, Wessex & Dart Branch again took advantage of one of the ‘promotional cruises’ agreed when KC returned to the Dart.
A grant of £82,592 has been paid to WSN to fund more work done as a part of the 2018/2019 refit.
Unfortunately we are unable to offer a charter this Friday evening to view Queen Mary heading upriver to Glasgow.
The official launch of the £2.3m ‘Save the Waverley – Boiler Refit Appeal’ took place at Waverley’s Glasgow berth at noon on Saturday 15th June.