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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 Previously unpublished images of the … Continued

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COVID-19 RELIEF APPEAL TOPS £220,000

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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COVID-19 APPEAL FOR WAVERLEY TOPS £130,000

PRESS RELEASE The Covid-19 Relief Appeal for Waverley has now exceeded £130,000 with donations received from her generous supporters. The appeal which opened in September must raise over £0.5m in total with a target of £350,000 from individuals. Other sources of funding are being pursued with vigour given that winter maintenance work is well underway … Continued

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New Waverley Souvenirs for Christmas 2020

Visit our online Souvenir Shop and purchase our new Waverley products for Christmas 2020. Limited Stock available! Waverley Face Coverings available in 2 designs Colour Cotton Tote Bag  – illustration by artist Stephen Millership. Full Colour Beach/Bath Towel  – illustration by artist Stephen Millership. Paddlebox Wrapping Paper – 2 sheets of A2 Size paper Visit … Continued

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Thank you to Waitrose!

Thank you to Waitrose Byres Road! We were fortunate enough to be chosen to receive a Community Matters grant from this store to support our COVID-19 Relief Appeal. A cheque for £330 was given to Waverley Steam Navigation Co’s General Manager, Paul Semple, last week. This generous grant will go towards winter repairs on PS … Continued

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Wrap up 2020 with Waverley Paddlebox Paper!

Our newest item in Waverley’s Online Shop – Waverley Paddlebox Gift Wrap! Suitable for all celebratory occasions, including Christmas. Our wrapping paper comes in 2 sheets of A2 size (folded to A4). Purchase your supply now from waverleyexcursions.co.uk/product/wrapping-paper/ Have you got the must have Waverley Souvenir – Funnel mugs? Waverley funnel mugs are available to … Continued

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Facebook Giving now available for PS Waverley

Great news! Waverley’s supporters can now set up a Facebook fundraiser for Waverley on their Facebook profiles. It’s easy to do. Just follow these simple instructions. 1) Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed. You may need to click “See More”. 2) Click “+ Raise Money”. 3) Select “Nonprofit or Charity.” 4) … Continued

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Waverley Supports Local Charities

With Waverley tied up at her winter berth in Glasgow our hard working crew have now taken some well earned rest. However, before they stepped ashore one of our deck crew reached out to some local charities to donate food supplies still on Waverley which would not be used. We were delighted to support Glasgow … Continued

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Waverley Returns

PRESS RELEASE Paddle Steamer Waverley has returned to passenger service following her Boiler Refit which was delayed during the lockdown. The much-admired iconic vessel departed Glasgow on Saturday morning for her first trip of the season with flags adorned. Waverley’s General Manager, Paul Semple, commented “We are delighted that Waverley is back in-service operating on … Continued

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Sea Trials Completed

Waverley undertook sea trials on Thursday 13th & Friday 14th August on the upper Firth of Clyde. These were successful allowing Waverley to return to her home berth in Glasgow. A final decision on whether she can return to passenger service for a short period on the Clyde will be made in the coming days.

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