Today is the 75th anniversary of the launch of the beautiful Waverley. She was launched by Lady Matthews, wife of LNER Chairman, pictured in the article below, on a misty autumn day. Her speech highlighted that “the splendour of the Clyde coast scenery should be viewed from steamers like this.” And 75 years later, having … Continued
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Waverley’s 2021 season ended on a high with a capacity crowd enjoying a magnificent final sailing round the Isle of Bute on September 19. Waverley is now laid up for winter at her berth in Glasgow. Over the coming months the maintenance works programme will get underway. Planning for the 2022 season has begun as we look forward to celebrating Waverley’s 75th anniversary.
Maintaining and operating Waverley is very costly, we are grateful to the many individuals who support Waverley by sailing on her, purchasing items from our online shop or donating.
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In 2022 we mark the 75th anniversary of Waverley’s maiden voyage on 16th June 1947.
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Waverley’s 2021 season has now finished. We thank all our supporters and loyal passengers for their support over the past few months. We look forward to returning Waverley to service in 2022 to celebrate her 75th anniversary.
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The season of 2021 culminated in a beautiful sail round the Isle of Bute on September 19. The day showcased the lovely engagement from local communities and the popularity of Waverley on the Firth of Clyde. A huge thank you goes out to our crew and supporters – you’ve all played a big part in … Continued
Waverley will now continue to operate on the Firth of Clyde until Sunday 19th September. Since returning to service in late June Waverley has shown herself to be as popular as ever on the Clyde coast with many sailings sold out. Given the level of support and positive feedback the decision has been taken to … Continued