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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PSPS 2019 Calendar on Sale Now

To help mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society in 2019 we have produced a calendar which is now on sale.

The calendar is priced at £8 (+ £1.50 for P&P) and is A4 in size opening up to A3 for display. It will be available for purchasing at Branch meetings and online via this website. The calendar will also be on sale at the Thames Ruby Anniversary Lunch on Saturday 20th October and the Society AGM at York on Saturday 17th November. All proceeds from this will go to PSPS funds.

The Calendar features 10 Paddle Steamers with Waverley making an appearance for three months illustrating her in 1973 in CalMac livery, in 1975 during her first season in preservation and then during her 2018 season.

The back cover of the 2019 Calendar.

February features Paddle Steamer Freshwater in her final year of operation in 1959 – the year the PSPS was formed.

June shows Caledonia in Ayr harbour. This image was provided by Scottish Branch Honorary President Douglas McGowan.

November 2020