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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More Paddle Steamers Please

There are 8 paddle steamers on Lake Geneva and 18 in total in Swiss waters. In the UK in an area bounded by Weymouth in the west and Newhaven in the east there are 80 domestic passenger vessels offering a wide range of trips viewing spectacular South Coast scenery. None are propelled by paddle wheels. Why not? For more thoughts on this check out the featured article on the Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle Trust website here.

October 2020