Category: National

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

MV Balmoral Update

Reproduced below is an abridged copy of a letter from MV Balmoral Fund Ltd. mailed to those who previously pledged funds.

Website Tips – Part 1

The new PSPS website was quietly launched three weeks ago and lays the foundation for a boat-load of new features arriving throughout this year. This post is the first in an occasional series of hopefully useful tips that will help you derive the maximum benefit from some of the less obvious features of the new site.

PSPS Passes Funds to MV Balmoral Fund

MV Balmoral Fund Ltd. achieved charitable status in early January and PSPS has now fulfilled its pledge and passed over all the funds (£6,204.77) it was holding for the benefit of the Motor Vessel.

New Reasons to Join the PSPS

Waverley Excursions Ltd. has kindly offered the following concessions for Waverley sailings to PSPS members for the coming season.

Balmoral Project Newsletter 25 December 2013

M.V. Balmoral Project published a newsletter containing important news on 25 December 2013.

PSPS and the MV Balmoral

Statement Issued by Waverley Steam Navigation Co. Limited, Waverley Excursions Limited and PSPS Waverley Steam Navigation Ltd, owner of the classic coastal motor ship Balmoral and her operator Waverley Excursions Ltd. have, together with the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, agreed to MV Balmoral Fund Limited’s request to allow work on assessing the feasibility of returning…
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MV Balmoral – Message from PSPS Chairman

PSPS’ Council of Management has agreed to transfer approx. £6,000 directly to MV Balmoral Fund Ltd. once it gains charitable status, in a gesture of confidence in those now running the project to restore the ship. This is possible because the money was collected specifically for the ship and does not involve funds given to…
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General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society will be held at the Civil Service Club, 13-15 Great Scotland Yard, London, SW1A 2HJ on Saturday 22 March 2014 at 13.30 hours to consider and, if thought fit, pass the following Special Resolution which will be proposed on behalf of…
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AGM 2013 Outcomes

The 2013 AGM was held at the National Railway Museum, York on Saturday 26th October 2013. The meeting was attended by 62 members and ran from 13:30 until 17:05, with a 25 minute break for refreshments.

PSPS Grand Draw Results 2013

The draw took place on 26th October at the Society’s AGM at York and was made by Captain John Megoran, former skipper of P.S. Kingswear Castle.