Tag: Waverley

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

Waverley 2002 – Waverley at Easter

The mighty paddler came out of hibernation for five days over Easter 2002.

Waverley 2002 – Waverley out of Dry Dock

The mighty paddler left dry dock on Thursday 7th March 2002.

Waverley 2002 – Waverley in Dry Dock

On Monday 18th February 2002, Waverley entered the Garvel Dry Dock at Greenock for her hull survey.

Waverley 2001 – Waverley’s Winter Cruises

Report on the first of Waverley’s two evening pre-Christmas dinner cruises.

Waverley 2001 – Autumn Bristol Channel Weekend

Bad weather delayed Waverley’s arrival resulting in the cancellation of the first two sailings of the weekend.

Waverley 2001 – Last Week on the Thames

Waverley’s last week of the 2001 Thames season.

3rd October 1997 Waverley

Waverley sails from Tilbury to Chatham.

Waverley 2001 – From Sun to Storm

Recalling the first seven days of the 2001 season on the Thames.

Waverley 2001 – A Pluvious Weekend

Waverley sails to Clacton and Tilbury and visits the Thames Forts.

Waverley 1973 – Five Lochs Cruise – 29th September 1973

On Saturday 29th September 1973 the PSPS chartered Waverley for a “Five Lochs Cruise”. It was to be Waverley’s final month in service with Caledonian MacBrayne.

Waverley 2001 – First call at Harwich Halfpenny Pier

Waverley’s first call at Harwich’s Halfpenny Pier.

Waverley 2001 – From Solent to Thames

Waverley’s final sailings on the Solent before departing for the Thames.

Waverley 2001 – Indian Summer on the Solent

Clydebuilt ships reunited. Steamship Shieldhall and Waverley meet in the Solent.

Waverley 2001 – Second Weekend on the Solent

The second weekend on the Solent saw Waverley’s anti-clockwise circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight and a cruise to Weymouth.

Waverley 2001 – Return to the South Coast

The first three days of Waverley’s south coast sailings from Weymouth and Southampton.

Waverley 2001 – Summer Storm and a Very Fast Lady

Waverley’s 2001 Clyde sailing season comes to an end.

An Exciting Weekend on the Waverley

The middle weekend of August visit several ports, including Ardrishaig for the first time in 20 years.

Waverley 2001 – Busy Final Week on the Clyde for Waverley

Waverley carried a full capacity of over nine hundred passengers to Dunoon for the annual Cowal Games.

Waverley Arriving at Ardrishaig

Michael Girvan of Skyrise Aerial Media has kindly provided a video and photographic record of Waverley’s arrival in to Ardrishaig after an absence of 20 years.

Waverley for Ardrishaig

Waverley will make a rare visit to Ardrishaig on Sunday 15th August.

9th August 1965 Waverley

Waverley aground at Ardrossan.

Waverley Update

A summary of Waverley’s 2021 Clyde sailing season so far.

Waverley 2001 – Tighnabruaich Pier Future

On Saturday 4th August 2001, Waverley operated the first of two short cruises to assist in raising funds for the new Tighnabruaich Pier Association.

Remembering Two Former Chiefs

This photograph shows two former Chief Engineers of PS Waverley and MV Balmoral, the late Ian Muir and the late Ian McMillan.

Waverley on the Clyde 2021

Waverley’s season is progressing well during a period of very fine weather.

Waverley has Returned to Service

Waverley welcomed her first passengers of the 2021 season aboard on Tuesday June 29 with everyone enjoying the idyllic sailing conditions.

Waverley 2001 – Ulster Adventure

Another take on Waverley’s Ulster adventure.

Waverley 2001 – Waverley Visits Red Bay and Ballycastle (Nearly)

Waverley sails from Campbeltown to Red Bay and along the Antrim coast.

Waverley 2001 – Ferry from the Mersey

Waverley’s Bristol Channel spring public season came to its conclusion with a single voyage from Penarth to Milford Haven on Saturday 16th June 2001.

Waverley’s Clyde 2021 Summer Sailings Announced

Following the successful completion of Waverley’s sea trails last week, Waverley Excursions has published the Clyde 2021 timetable.