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.
A cheque for £4,362.50 has been handed over as a contribution towards the ‘Save the Waverley – Boiler Refit Appeal’.
The Wessex & Dart Branch has organised a special fundraising evening cruise from Poole Quay on the MV Solent Scene.
Waverley Excursions has announced that ‘Save The Waverley – Boiler Refit Appeal’ will be launched on Saturday 15th June.
Kingswear Castle was presented with her SW Regional Flagship of the Year pennant by National Historic Ships UK on Thursday 30th May.
The Plockton fund-raising cruise took place in near-perfect weather on Tuesday 28th May 2019 and by the end of the evening had raised £1,855 for Waverley.
Thursday 30th May will be the first day KC flies her new pennant as National Historic Ships SW Regional Flagship of the Year.
The PSPS has agreed an immediate cash injection of over £170,000 to fund the recent dry docking.
Waverley’s General Manager and Maid of the Loch’s Chairman attended a function aboard the preserved steam tug/tender Daniel Adamson.
A two-hour evening cruise from Plockton on the 28th May has been organised to raise funds for Waverley’s boiler replacement.
The cancellation of Waverley’s 2019 season received widespread media coverage across Scotland in the traditional media as well as being widely shared and discussed nationally online and via social media.
Glasgow City Council has granted a Civic Reception in the City Chambers to mark the 50th anniversary of the Scottish Branch. Tickets for this prestigious event are available free of charge.
The Wessex & Dart Branch are reintroducing nominated sailings to hopefully encourage a more social aspect of the Society where members may be able to meet one another.
Today a large crowd including representatives from the Scottish Branch Committee gathered on Helensburgh Pier to send a message to Argyll & Bute Council that the town needs a working pier.
A photographic essay of Waverley travelling down the Clyde for her annual dry-docking, a sure sign that a new sailing season is nearly upon us.
A group from the Maritime Heritage Trust visited Kingswear Castle in the undercover shipyard at Dartmouth on Friday 12th April.
Waverley Excursions Ltd. (WEL) press release regarding Waverley’s first move of the year, this coming Friday, to dry-dock in Greenock.
The PSPS (Scottish Branch) annual Evening Fund Raising Cruise will take place on Wednesday 10th July.
Waverley Excursions Ltd. (WEL) press release on Waverley’s use of Helensburgh Pier during the 2019 season.
Kingswear Castle has been named South West Regional Flagship 2019 by National Historic Ships UK.
Waverley Excursions has published provisional timetables for the Clyde Spring and Western Isles sailings.
Press release issued following a meeting between National Historic Ships UK and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
The Paddle Steamer Blumilsalp made her first visit to the new dry-dock facility at Thun in January.
Sorry to have to report the death of long term Kingswear Castle supporter Bill Hedges.
The MCA has just completed a consultation about removing “grandfather rights” from existing passenger vessels.