Category: Scottish Branch

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

Waverley Grand Draw 2021 Results

The draw took place at the end of the live YouTube broadcast on Friday 26 November 2021.

Scottish Branch Contribute to Maid’s Dining Saloon

The PSPS Scottish Branch has made a £2,000 contribution towards the cost of refurbishing Maid of the Loch’s forward dining saloon.

Ian McCrorie MBE

The PSPS were saddened to learn of the passing of Ian McCrorie MBE.

Maid of the Loch – In Steam

The aroma of steam and hot oil is once again to be savoured by all who go aboard the last paddle steamer built in Scotland.

Civic Reception to Mark 50th Anniversary of Scottish Branch

On Thursday 1st August 2019 the PSPS Scottish Branch were honoured at a Civic Reception in Glasgow City Chambers hosted by The Rt Hon The Lord Provost Councillor Eva Bolander.

Scottish Branch Contributes to Boiler Refit Appeal

A cheque for £4,362.50 has been handed over as a contribution towards the ‘Save the Waverley – Boiler Refit Appeal’.

Plockton Cruise Raises £1,855 for Waverley

The Plockton fund-raising cruise took place in near-perfect weather on Tuesday 28th May 2019 and by the end of the evening had raised £1,855 for Waverley.

Plockton Fund Raising Cruise for Waverley

A two-hour evening cruise from Plockton on the 28th May has been organised to raise funds for Waverley’s boiler replacement.

Civic Reception to Mark 50th Anniversary of Scottish Branch

Glasgow City Council has granted a Civic Reception in the City Chambers to mark the 50th anniversary of the Scottish Branch. Tickets for this prestigious event are available free of charge.

Bring the Waverley back to Helensburgh

Today a large crowd including representatives from the Scottish Branch Committee gathered on Helensburgh Pier to send a message to Argyll & Bute Council that the town needs a working pier.

Waverley Evening Cruise Round Bute

The PSPS (Scottish Branch) annual Evening Fund Raising Cruise will take place on Wednesday 10th July.

Helensburgh Pier – WEL Press Release

Waverley Excursions Ltd. (WEL) press release on Waverley’s use of Helensburgh Pier during the 2019 season.

Clyde Spring and Western Isles Provisional Timetables

Waverley Excursions has published provisional timetables for the Clyde Spring and Western Isles sailings.

Festive Cruise 2018 Report

A picture report on the 2018 Festive Cruise.

Scottish Branch Festive Cruise – Now Fully Booked

The Scottish Branch Festive Cruise on 28th December is now fully booked.

Douglas McGowan to Share his Memories of Clyde Steamers – Friday 14th December

Everyone is invited to attend the PSPS meeting in Glasgow on Friday 14th December when Douglas McGowan MBE shares his steamer memories.

PSPS Festive Cruise – Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets for the Festive Cruise 2018 on Friday 28th December are now on sale.

PSPS Scottish Branch Waverley Grand Draw 2018 – Winners Announced 

The winning tickets have been announced for the PSPS Waverley Grand Draw 2018.

Waverley at Tighnabruaich

Some pictures of Waverley at Tighnabruaich during the spell of good weather in July.

Waverley to Girvan and Ailsa Craig

A picture report on Waverley’s sailing on Monday 20th August.

Waverley for Summer Cruising

A picture summary of Waverley’s early Clyde summer season 2018.

A Popular Sunset Cruise

A picture report on Waverley’s evening sunset cruise on Thursday 5th July.

Evening Sunset Cruise – Thursday 5th July – Fully Booked!

The Waverley evening cruise on Thursday 5th July is now fully booked.

Waverley to Sanda

A picture review of Waverley’s cruise from Glasgow to Sanda on Sunday 24th June.

Waverley Evening Cruise – Thursday 5th July 2018

The 2018 PSPS Evening Cruise will take place on Thursday 5th July. Tickets are available in advance at a reduced rate.

Waverley’s Western Isles Weekend

A report on Waverley’s 2018 Oban weekend.

Waverley’s Clyde Spring Weekend

Waverley’s 2018 season started well with wall to wall sunshine and good passenger numbers.

Waverley’s 2018 Season Begins

A report on Waverley’s first sailing of 2018.

Princess May Video Online

View the excellent post-war footage of Princess May sailing on Loch Lomond.

Maid of the Loch – Open for Summer 2018

Maid of the Loch and the excellent on-board tearoom is now open everyday from April to October.