Tag: Waverley

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

Waverley 2001 – First Call at Lundy Pier

Sunday 10th June 2001 dawned bright and sunny as Waverley set out from Clevedon and Penarth to Ilfracombe and Lundy.

3rd June 1973 Waverley

On Sunday 3rd June 1973 Waverley was off service repairing a burst boiler tube.

Waverley 1947 – Trials

With construction complete Waverley starts her sea trials.

25th May 1963 Waverley

Waverley on charter to the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Crew Positions on Waverley this Season

Waverley is currently recruiting crew for the 2021 season.

Waverley 1975 – Very First Sailing in Preservation

On Thursday 22nd May 1975 Waverley sailed from Glasgow to Dunoon with invited guests aboard, many of whom had helped return her to service.

Waverley Leaves Dry Dock

On 13 May 2021 Waverley exited dry dock at Greenock and returned to Pacific Quay, Glasgow after running trials down the Firth of Clyde.

Waverley 2001 – West Highland Finale

Day 4 of 5 and Waverley sailed from Fort William and Oban to the sacred Isle of Iona.

Waverley 2001 – A Full Day in the Sun-kissed Hebrides

Day 3 of 5 and Waverley departs Oban for Fort William, four Lochs and the Gulf of Corryvreckan.

Waverley 2001 – Bonnie Boat to Skye

Day 2 of 5 and Waverley visits the legendary Isle of Skye.

Waverley 2001 – Hebridean Sunshine

Waverley embarks on a five day tour of the southern Inner Hebrides to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her first visit to Western Highlands.

Waverley 2001 – Sunday Special to Loch Fyne

Waverley’s special springtime programme continued on Sunday 29th April with a sailing from Greenock to Tarbert.

Waverley 2001 – Round Bute from Ayr

Waverley’s third Saturday of the 2001 season on Saturday 28th April, an unusual Ayr – Round Bute sailing with plenty of time ashore at Tighnabruaich.

Waverley Enters Dry Dock

Earlier this week Waverley Excursions reported that Waverley had left her winter berth in Glasgow to sail down river under her own power to Greenock for her annual dry docking.

23rd April 1977 Waverley

Waverley’s first trip of the season.

Waverley 2001 – Ayr to Carrick Castle

Waverley’s sailing from Ayr to Carrick Castle on Sunday 22nd April 2001.

Waverley 2001 – Public Charter by Clyde River Sailing Club

Public charter of Waverley arranged by and for steamer enthusiasts.

Waverley 2001 – Return to Inveraray

Waverley first call at Inveraray in five years on Friday 20th April 2001.

Waverley 2001 – By Paddler to Porlock

Waverley’s 19th May 2001 sailing from Clevedon and Penarth for Minehead and Porlock Bay cruise.

Waverley 2001 – Easter Monday

The Waverley’s 2001 Easter programme concludes with a cruise round Inchmarnock.

Waverley 2001 – Easter Sunday

Big ships and three spectacular lochs.

Waverley 2001 – Easter Sailings

Waverley‘s Easter 2001 programme of cruises.

17th March 1950 Waverley

Waverley running on the winter ferry service

Waverley’s First Replacement Boiler

Waverley’s first replacement boiler is prepared for despatch from Babcock Power’s Renfrew Works.

By Waverley to St Mawes

The true story of Waverley’s only call at St Mawes on 15th May 1996.

Waverley Down South 1993

Illustrations of Waverley meeting Shieldhall and Kingswear Castle and of her first calls at Margate and Walton-on-the-Naze.

Waverley COVID-19 Relief Appeal Passes 60% of Target

Waverley Excursions today issued an update on Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal.

Waverley’s 2020 Re-Boilering – New Videos

Following on from the recent Waverley 1981 re-boilering article, two short videos of the 2020 re-boilering have been released featuring previously unseen still images and footage.

Winter 1995

25 years ago… Chairman’s comments | Commemorative cruises | Waverley’s Thames Diary | And 50 years ago… Lincoln Castle on special duty | Plus 66 years ago… Newhaven to Boulogne aboard Glen Gower

Waverley’s 1981 Re-Boilering – Further Images

A second report on Waverley’s 1981 re-boilering with images previously not shared showing the new boiler being fitted.