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Please Support Waverley’s 75th Anniversary Appeal

Maintaining one of the World’s greatest ship’s in seagoing condition is costly and requires support from many individuals and organisations. This winter we expect to spend £450,000 directly on Waverley as we undertake refit and maintenance work ahead of her Diamond Jubilee year in 2022. Fortunately there are some funds in hand but we need to raise £150,000 from individuals towards the refit costs. If you can donate to our 75th Anniversary Appeal we would be very grateful.

All donations small or large will be most welcome, if you can Gift Aid your donation this will add 25p to every £1 donated.  Everyone who donates £75 or more will receive a unique Waverley coaster as a token of thanks. Donations can be made online today or by calling our office on 0141 243 2224.

We have an Amazon Wish List where you can purchase items we need, click the link to view our list.

Waverley is now booked into dry dock in late-April with the aim of returning to service in May 2022. Annual Sailing Passes and Go Anywhere Vouchers are now on sale for the 2022 season.

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

Our range of Waverley merchandise and souvenirs can be viewed at out online shop.

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

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Waverley’s 75TH Anniversary Appeal

In 2022 we will celebrate Waverley’s Diamond Jubilee as it will be 75 years since her maiden voyage on the 16th June 1947. This is an exceptional milestone in Waverley’s career, however support is needed towards this winter’s refit to prepare for the 2022 sailing season. Maintaining Waverley in operational condition is increasingly expensive. Her … Continued

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Waverley Christmas Souvenirs 2022

November is here and Waverley is at her winter berth in Glasgow. During COP26, which takes place 1st – 14th November, our office is closed but our staff continue to work from home. Prior to this we’ve released this year’s Official Christmas cards, created some new very special Christmas decorations and the ever popular Waverley … Continued

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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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