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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Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle’s first public sailing from Totnes

On Sunday 16th June Wessex Branch members and friend travelled by coach from Bournemouth and Dorchester to board PS Kingswear Castle for her first public sailing from Totnes since her return home from the Medway.

Kingswear Castle approaching Totnes Steamer Quay

View from Kingswear Castle approaching Totnes

Chris Wood Chairman of the Wessex Branch presenting the PSPS flag

PSPS Flag flying from the mast

Some of the Wessex Branch members on deck

A Few Historic Photographs of Kingswear Castle

Laid up on the River Dart prior to purchase by the society

On the River Medina Isle of Wight

Sailing down the River Medina at Cowes

Parade of Steam on the River Medway

September 2020