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Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal

The impact of Covid-19 has resulted in a lack of vital funds to meet the cost of routine winter maintenance on Waverley. If Waverley is to return to service in summer 2021 she must be dry docked in April – currently there are insufficient funds to meet this cost – Waverley needs your help to survive the impact of Covid-19.

Our Covid-19 Relief Appeal is open with a target of £350,000 to be raised from individual donations – so far over £260,000 has been donated.

All donations, large or small, are greatly appreciated and will help ensure that Waverley survives. Donate online now by visiting our donation page.

If you have already donated check out our Virtual Donor Wall and see you name listed.

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.

2021 Season

Timetable information for the 2021 season will be released when we are more certain what can be offered this season. Please sign up for Waverley’s e-newsletters and receive timetable information as it is released.

In 2021 Waverley will join in celebrations to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21. Only aboard Waverley can you steam round Ailsa Craig, cruise the spectacular Kyles of Bute, sail up the peaceful waters of Loch Fyne or take a trip “Doon the Watter” aboard a real steam ship.

In 2021 we will mark the 75th anniversary of Waverley’s launch.

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Sailing Updates

Waverley’s 2021 sailing programme hasn’t been published yet. Sign up to our e-newsletter to receive updates. No sailing scheduled for today

Waverley’s return to service in 2021 is dependent on sufficient funds being raised. Please support the Covid-19 Relief Appeal if you can.

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Latest News

Online Live Presentation by Waverley’s General Manager

Paul Semple, General Manager for Waverley Excursions, will be delivering an online live Presentation at 7:30pm on Friday 12th February via YouTube. The title of the presentation is “Waverley – Achieving 2020 and Beyond”, during which Paul will share the fascinating untold story of Waverley’s return to service in 2020. Previously unpublished images of the … Continued

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To date, donations from individuals have exceeded £220,000 which is a fantastic response in these very challenging times. We are now using these funds to support work being carried out on Waverley in preparation for the 2021 season. Part of Waverley’s mighty triple expansion steam engine is being stripped down and dismantled for survey – … Continued

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Covid-19 Relief Appeal Reaches £160,000

Waverley’s Covid-19 Relief Appeal has now reached £160,000 thanks to donations received from individuals. With a target of £350,000 from individual donations we are fast approaching the half-way mark which is fantastic. We are extremely grateful to everyone who has donated so far, you are giving us hope that Waverley can survive the impact of … Continued

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