On 13 May 2021 Waverley exited dry dock at Greenock and returned to Pacific Quay, Glasgow after running trials down the Firth of Clyde.
KC completed running trials with the MCA for the renewal of her Passenger Certificates.
Wessex Branch charter KC in association with PSKC Trust for an evening cruise on Saturday 24th July in aid of KC’s Rebuild Appeal.
Kingswear Castle came off the slipway on Monday and is now being prepared for running trials next week.
Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Co have won the 2021 Heritage Railway Association award for the outstanding visitor attraction.
Earlier this week Waverley Excursions reported that Waverley had left her winter berth in Glasgow to sail down river under her own power to Greenock for her annual dry docking.
On Easter Sunday, 4th April 2021, Paddle Steamer Firecrest had her first proper paddle down the water in over 42 years.
Watch again the first PSPS online presentation entitled “Waverley – Achieving 2020 and Beyond”.
We are delighted to announce the details for our first ever online live presentation which will take place on Friday 12th February at 7:30pm GMT/UTC.
Images of PS Freshwater – the paddle steamer directly linked to the birth of the PSPS.
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.
A second report on Waverley’s 1981 re-boilering with images previously not shared showing the new boiler being fitted.
Scottish Television News clip with Paul Semple and Iain Quinn talking about Waverley and the fundraising appeal.
Brian Jackson, one of the last remaining crew members of a Cosens’ paddle steamer, has died.
The draft minutes of the Society’s thirty-third Annual General Meeting are now available on this web site.
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 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.
On Wednesday 9th September Waverley sailed from Brodick back to Glasgow Science Centre for her winter lay-up.
On Thursday 3rd September 2020 Waverley’s bow made heavy contact with Brodick Pier resulting in 17 passengers being injured.