Author: David Shirres

Supporting the preservation and operation of paddle steamers Waverley and Kingswear Castle

Between German Paddlers by Canal

A river cruise offers an unexpected opportunity to see two German paddlers.

Paddle Down the Clyde the Waverley Way

A new guidebook for Waverley’s Clyde sailings has been produced by the PSPS Scottish Branch. It Is now available for sale on the ship or by post.

Waverley Leaves Dry Dock on 10th May

With 2015/16 winter maintenance almost complete, Waverley left the Garvel dry dock at Greenock on 10th May.

Clipper’s Christmas Cruise

The branch’s festive cruise to the Kyle of Bute and Tighnabruaich on MV Clyde Clipper proved to be an enjoyable day despite the 24 mph south easterly.

Clyde Summer Season’s Last Sail

The sun came out for Waverley’s last day on the Clyde this summer when those on a pleasantly full boat enjoyed a cruise up Loch Long.

Scottish Branch goes Forth

Much to see on a glorious summer evening for the PSPS (Scottish Branch) and CCA Charter on the Firth of Forth.

A Novel Festive Cruise

As always, the Scottish Branch’s Festive Cruise proved to be a great way to blow away the Christmas cobwebs. This year had the added bonus of cold, clear sunny day.

Join us on Saturday 27th December for our Festive Cruise

Our festive cruise on 27th December leaves Greenock at 1030. It offers a rare opportunity to cruise to Gare Loch then goes to Holy Loch for an optional 3 course lunch at Kilmun. We should be back at 1615.

PSPS members welcome on Glasgow Museums ship model tour- 25.11.14

Glasgow Museums are offering a free tour of its behind the scenes ship model collection on 25th November. The Scottish Branch Committee’s tour gives an idea of what to expect

Captain’s Choice Indeed

An cruise around the Isle of Arran which turned into Captain Andy O’Brian’s mystery cruise. An enjoyable day despite the weather.

PSPS at Model Rail Scotland

In the 40th year of WSN the Scottish Branch will be promoting both Waverley and the Maid of the Loch Appeal at Scotland’s biggest model railway show.

Join us on Saturday 28th December for our Festive Cruise

Our festive cruise on 28th December which leaves Greenock at 1100. We cruise to Loch Goil with a call at Blairmore and should be back at 1530.

A Good but Wet Weekend

One of Billy Connolly’s one-liners starts “In Scotland there’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing.”