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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.

‘A Diamond Waltz for Waverley’ can be purchased (just 79p) from iTunes and Bandcamp here. View the music video now on our YouTube Channel.

Support Waverley

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.

Visit our online shop today and purchase an exclusive Waverley gift. Donations can be made online, every donation helps to keep the wheels turning!

Friends of Waverley

Support Waverley by making a small monthly donation by Direct Debit. From as little as £5.20 per month you can play your part and help safeguard Waverley in operation. Sign up online today.

We welcome donations to help meet winter maintenance and upkeep costs. Donate online here.

In 2022 we mark the 75th anniversary of Waverley’s maiden voyage on 16th June 1947.

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Waverley’s 2021 sailing season is now complete. Make sure you are signed up to receive our e-newsletter and be sure not to miss out on all things Waverley, including details of the 2022 sailing programme.

Sailing Updates

Waverley’s 2021 Season Complete No sailing scheduled for today

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.

Plan Your Cruise

Timetables, Fares & Brochures, Departure Point Information, Catering and more.

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The 2022 sailing programme has yet to be announced.

Introducing Waverley

Learn more about Waverley, her history, steam engine, videos and gallery.

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Supporting Waverley

Become a Friend of Waverley, Join the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, Donate, Volunteer.

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Exclusive Waverley Merchandise, Books, Clothing, DVDs, Gift Vouchers and much more.

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Groups & Exclusive Use

Accommodating groups of 10 to 700, Paddle Steamer Waverley makes an ideal venue for your event.

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Latest News

2 October 1946 – Launch of Waverley

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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