Events & Special Cruises

This coming season will see Waverley return to several ports & piers for the first time in decades, there will also be some surprise “FIRST EVER” visits. Several special events will take place throughout the season.


  • Pirates, Princesses and Superheroes Days – Friday 26th July
  • Evening Cruise ‘Doon the Watter’ fundraiser for the Submarine Family – Friday 19th July. Tickets for this evening cruise can only be purchased here.
  • View Cunard’s latest cruise ship Queen Anne berthed at Greenock – Friday 26th July
  • Paddle Steamer Preservation Society (Scottish Branch) Evening Fundraising Cruise – Wednesday 31st July
  • Special Sailing to mark 50 Years since Waverley was gifted for £1 – Thursday 8th August
  • Waverley’s grand return to the South West – Thursday 29th August – Monday 2nd September
  • Waverley’s “FIRST EVER” visit to Fowey – Friday 30th August
  • Waverley to meet Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle – Saturday 31st August
  • First Visit to Eastbourne in Two decades – Thursday 12th September AFTERNOON CRUISE SOLD OUT
  • PS Medway Queen Centenary Cruise – Sunday 29th September
  • First Sailing from Folkestone since 2002 – Thursday 3rd October SOLD OUT
  • Radio Caroline 60th Anniversary Cruise – Friday 4th October
  • Swinging Sixties Pirate Radio Cruise to the Forts with Adam Kinght’s 60s Roadshow – Sunday 6th October
  • Special Sailing to Principality of Sealand with Sealand Royal Family aboard – Tuesday 8th October
  • Bel Canto Vintage Sisters 40s Band & D-Day 80th Anniversary Cruise – Saturday 12th October
  • Thames Forts & Historic Ships Parade with Steam Tug Challenge, X-Pilot and Sailing Barge Greta – Sunday 13th October